Veterinary Business Matters Podcast
Hire The Smile 4: Leadership Burnout

Hire The Smile 4: Leadership Burnout

August 20, 2020

In this episode Dr Mike Pownall and Katie Ardeline discuss combatting leadership burnout, the Oxygen Mask Theory and how developing practices to deal with challenges and enhance your emotional well-being will help you avoid burnout and combat future threats.

These theories are discussed at length in these articles:

Why COVID-19 is aggravating leadership burnout

This Is The Best Way To Avoid COVID Burnout

Any questions at all or topics you would like to hear covered in future episodes please reach out to info@oculusinsights.net

Hire The Smile 3: Management Truths And The Biggest Lie In HR

Hire The Smile 3: Management Truths And The Biggest Lie In HR

August 6, 2020

In this episode Dr Pownall and Katie Ardeline have a discussion surrounding these two articles: 

4 Things My New Manager Did That Caused Me To Quit

The biggest lie in HR - People leave managers not companies - Culture Amp Blog

Followed by their renowned "HR Wins and Fails"

If you have any suggestions on topics you would like to hear covered please reach out on social media or email info@oculusinsights.net

Hire The Smile 2:  Micromanagement and Trust

Hire The Smile 2: Micromanagement and Trust

July 23, 2020

In this episode, Dr Mike Pownall and Katie Ardeline of Oculus Insights continue their bi-weekly conversations surrounding Human Resources. Today they discuss two articles focusing on micromanagement and trust and close with their renowned "HR Wins and Fails". Enjoy!

 

The Ultimate Guide To Micromanagers: Signs, Causes, Solutions

 

Do You Really Trust Your Team? (And Do They Trust You?)

Hire The Smile - Conversations About Human Resources In Veterinary Practice

Hire The Smile - Conversations About Human Resources In Veterinary Practice

July 9, 2020

Join Dr Mike Pownall and Katie Adeline, of Oculus Insights, for their Human Resources series "Hire the Smile". These episodes will be conversations about Human Resources with a focus on veterinary practices and discussions of recent articles in the news. Each episode will close out with HR wins and fails from around the globe. 

Here are the articles referenced in this episode:

Job Interviews Don't Work

How To Design A Better Hiring Process

Oculus COVID-19 Resilience Guide Episode 21: Life As An Entrepreneur

Oculus COVID-19 Resilience Guide Episode 21: Life As An Entrepreneur

July 2, 2020

In this episode, Mike Pownall DVM MBA talks about his life as an entrepreneur. The format answers questions that were submitted to him after his presentation at the virtual Global Veterinary Career Summit. 

Here are the links to books referenced in this episode:

The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work And What To Do About It

Good To Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap And Others Don't

Nine Lies About Work

Oculus COVID-19 Resilience Guide Episode 20: People At Work

Oculus COVID-19 Resilience Guide Episode 20: People At Work

June 25, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Mike Pownall and Katie Ardeline have their regular exchange surrounding Human Resources where they discuss two recent articles and talk about some HR wins and losses. 

Here are the links to this week's articles: 

Why Working Four Days And Getting Paid For 5 Could Be A Reality Post-Covid 19

Employee Burnout: The Biggest Myth

Oculus COVID-19 Resilience Guide Episode 19 - Veterinary Business Education

Oculus COVID-19 Resilience Guide Episode 19 - Veterinary Business Education

June 18, 2020

In this episode, Mike Pownall DVM MBA and Joop Loomans DVM PhD, both partners in Oculus Insights, discuss business education for veterinarians. They touch on the value of business education as well as the logistics of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Oculus COVID-19 Resilience Guide Episode 18 - What We Are Learning About Telemedicine In Veterinary Medicine

Oculus COVID-19 Resilience Guide Episode 18 - What We Are Learning About Telemedicine In Veterinary Medicine

June 11, 2020

In this episode, Dr Mike Pownall talks to Dr Scott Bainbridge of Dundas West Animal Hospital and Dr Saye Clement of the Carling Animal Hospital about their experience implementing and using telemedicine in veterinary practice. 

Oculus COVID-19 Resilience Guide Episode 17: Working From Home, Sick Leave & HR Wins And Fails

Oculus COVID-19 Resilience Guide Episode 17: Working From Home, Sick Leave & HR Wins And Fails

June 4, 2020

In this episode of the Veterinary Business Matters Podcast join Mike Pownall DVM, MBA and Katie Ardeline, CHRP from Oculus Insights as we discuss some Human Resources subjects that are especially important to veterinary practice owners and managers today.

We delve into the subjects of employees working from home, a veterinary leadership success story and a proposal from the government of offering 10 days sick leave to employees. We also review our wins and fails in HR from the past couple of weeks. Enjoy.

Oculus COVID-19 Resilience Guide Episode 16: Securing your Veterinary Practice from Digital Intruders

Oculus COVID-19 Resilience Guide Episode 16: Securing your Veterinary Practice from Digital Intruders

May 25, 2020

In today's episode, Dr Mike Pownall talks with Jesse Reiter, President and CEO of Reflex Integrated Inc., a leading provider of specialized IT services for veterinary hospitals. They centre their conversation around ways to secure your veterinary practice from digital intruders. 

Find out more www.reflexint.co

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