The Exhaustion of Self Righteousness

I am worn out.  Mentally fatigued. Exhausted! I recently read a few Facebook and news feed stories that put me over the edge.  I am sure I am not alone in my exhaustion.   I do find it hard to understand how people can be so sure they are 100% right and others are “the devil”. I meet thousands of people every year in my line of work.  I am sure I don’t agree with everything they believe and visa versa but I still find them to be good people with good hearts doing the best they can with the knowledge
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What a Broken Arm Taught Me About Change

I have had a reality check.  As a veterinary practice management consultant, it is my job to help practices implement changes to help them prosper and better serve their patients.  I have always known that implementing any type of change is a challenge but a few weeks ago I learned about change the hard way… I broke my right arm. I am right handed so the difficulty of changing hands immediately kicked in.  I couldn’t do anything the “normal” way.  Dressing, brushing my teeth, opening doors and even Ziploc bags became tasks that I had to ponder.   It was shocking
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Picking Up Poop- Veterinary Leadership 101

My dog has reached the age where he walks and poops. I have seen this many times over the years and am sure the reason must relate to arthritic changes and the ability to stay in one spot and “assume the position”.  However, this makes yard clean up less a simple one stop task and more like a scavenger hunt.  While on patrol in my back yard I began to think – How many times when I was managing a veterinary practice did I stop and pick up poop?  The answer – every time I saw the need or my team
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