VetX: Leaders is a veterinary leadership course that teaches you how to attract the right people for your business, getting them to work together effectively to deliver a shared vision.
This is a comprehensive leadership development course and community where practice owners and team leaders from around the world meet to turn dreams into reality.
If you are tired of doing veterinary management the hard way, then it’s time to focus on leadership and culture. Members receive full access to everything required to build and run their own successful veterinary team.
As a member of the Leaders community, you will benefit from instruction and coaching to help you implement the three crucial systems required for effective team leadership.
When you do the work to combine these elements, your practice will inevitably transform for the better. As you build these systems and grow your leadership skills, your practice, and its culture, will flourish.
Full access to the entire program and community for a low monthly fee.
Every well-led business has a clearly articulated vision. This is job one for every Leader yet very few practices have this in place. In this module, you’ll learn how to craft a vision statement that works.
Vision without execution is called hallucination. In this session, you’ll learn how to bring your vision to life and weave it through the fabric of your business.
Successful practices understand values and how they drive behaviour. They can articulate these and use them to drive good behaviours and outcomes. You’ll learn how and create your own in this module.
Most individuals do not have a clear expectation of what work they are expected to complete and to what standard. This is remedied by having clearing written objectives for each position. You’ll learn how to do this and create your own.
Next, we cover the performance management cycle, what it looks like, what actions you must take and when. Based on clear communication, regular check-in and good feedback, this system takes all the stress out of performance management.
Understanding human needs and communication preferences is essential for all leaders. Once we understand more about how people work, managing them (even the diffcult ones) gets easier.
Mistake number one is not creating the avatar of your perfect team member for each role. In this engaging session we’ll talk about how to build your avatars then use the details to inform the rest of the hiring process.
How do you write a good job advert that gets results? We answer this question during this session and will have you writing job ads that help attract the right applicant while putting off all the others.
Using testing is a smart way to rule candidates in or out fairly. And most people have no idea how to perform an effective interview. In this session, you’ll learn how to create selection test processes and perform highly effective interviews.
When you hire someone, the job is not done. In fact, it’s just getting started because you still have to get them up to speed fast. In this session, we focus on onboarding new team members, so they become effective fast.
Leaders need a toolkit for success. In this presentation, we’ll focus on what those are and how you should use them.
Generational shift is occurring and it’s causing problems in the workforce. Understanding & overcoming these issues is essential for anyone building a team. Learn the communication skills to help lead millennials.
Time management is something we all struggle with, some of this is unavoidable, but much of it comes down to having poor habits and strategies to manage time. In this eye-opening session, you’ll learn how to create 500 quality hours extra each year with some minimal habit changes.
We talk about this a lot for our clinical team members, but team leaders arguably have it worse, with less support. So how do we toughen our minds so we can show up as the best version of ourselves each day? We’ll formulate your mental toughness plan in this session.
Group Coaching Calls
Facebook Community Group Access
Your veterinary leadership instructor is management and leadership expert, multi-time practice owner, author and coach to many of the veterinary world’s CEOs and Leaders, Dr Dave Nicol,
BVMS Cert Mgmt MRCVS
Dr Dave Nicol is a performance management and veterinary leadership expert. He has written three books, most recently So You’re A Vet…Now What? Dr Dave is the founder of VetX: Leaders & VetX: Thrive, online learning communities helping vets and leaders be both successful and happy in practice.
He is a recognised expert in the field of leadership and performance management with a track record of delivering growth in every practice he has ever worked or owned.
He speaks at conferences around the world and coaches senior team leaders and executives how to create high performing teams and become the leaders their teams deserve. He was the VMX 2019 practice management educator of the year.
‘I want to shout out a big thanks, yesterday I received not one but two resumes from technicians with four-plus years of experience. Both were working at other clinics here in town. Very excited.’
‘This is a challenging and intense course which has so far been outstanding and helpful from the very start. It has not been easy nor in any way reiteration of the same old stuff. I feel it has been well worth my time and energy so far and have every trust that the remainder of the course will be as well.’
‘Outstanding! I was promised it would be transformational and it hasn’t disappointed; this is my Ettinger for leadership!’
Apply to VetX:Leaders and take the first step to becoming the leader your team deserves.