Should you buy or start a veterinary hospital? Here are questions to ask to figure it out and resource paths to help you explore your options. It’s 3 in the morning, cold, dark and rainy. I’m 3 or 4 years old, sitting in the backseat of my dad’s truck riding out to watch him to […]
What’s good? It’s such a simple question: What’s good? Don’t be fooled by its simplicity. This question is a really powerful tool. In this week’s episode of UNLEASHED (at work & home), Becca Keiser of Blue Heron Consulting talks about rewiring your brain to notice and appreciate the good. Click here to listen. You can […]
VIN ROUNDS Don’t Be the One Wearing the Muzzle: How to Lead Without Biting Thursday, August 8, 9 p.m. ET (Friday, August 9, 1 a.m. GMT) Presented by Erin Keiser, DVM and Stith Keiser Click Here to register or to catch a replay.
Consumers and retailers are being advised to avoid any pig ear treats, which authorities say could sicken people and their pets. The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control are working with state agencies to investigate 127 human cases of salmonellosis related to several types of salmonella with a suspected link to the […]
Unbridled – An Externship Experience Inspiring the Next Generation of Veterinary Practice Owners Thank you to our veterinary students, facilitators and sponsors for making Unbridled – An Externship Experience such a memorable experience! The externship, designed specifically for aspiring practice owners, was inspired by, and largely made possible through, collaboration with Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine & […]
On May 3, Rotarians Dr. Chuck Keiser and Dusty Bonner provided fellow Rotarians with an insider’s viewpoint of a local business start-up, Blue Heron Consulting. The company is an outgrowth of brainstorming ideas between college friends Stith Keiser and Dusty Bonner. Dusty joined the Marine Corps in response to 9/11. After receiving his bachelor’s degree, […]
We are back for Part 2 of our Financial Wellness Series, and today we are diving into the specifics of practice ownership. Everything from how to find a practice, what to look for and how to get the money to buy in is on the table today as Stith Keiser rejoins us and gives us […]
Almost a month under new ownership, a newly appointed Lead Veterinary Nurse—let’s call her Brittany—shared with me how impactful the experience had been on her definition of leadership. The new owner, a long-time associate at the practice, immediately shed the shackles of authoritative leadership and asked her team, regardless of title, to be leaders in […]
Thus far in our series, we’ve explored the health of our practices and reviewed what financial statements and key performance indicators tell us about our medicine and management. Most recently, we examined leadership styles and how a better understanding of our own leadership preferences can help us be better stewards of our hospitals. Regardless of […]
Have you ever considered owning a practice or buying into a practice, but the financial intimidation is keeping you from moving forward? You aren’t alone, and Stith Keiser is here to shed some light on the message of financial wellness with the help of First Financial Bank. Click here to listen.