How to Create a Strategic Life Plan

This exercise was a game changer for me. It was the starting point to realizing that I could create a life that I love instead of letting life and work run all over me. Check it out and let me know if you need any help getting started.

Olivia Oginska of VetGoneReal joins me to talk about psychological safety and workplace incivility in veterinary teams

Episode 41 – Improving Veterinary Team Culture by Focusing on Psychological Safety with Dr. Olivia Oginska

I think we can all agree that team dysfunction and a toxic workplace are major contributors to the poor well-being of the individual veterinarian. Today’s guest studies and consults on a few things that I believe could significantly change the way our veterinary practices function on a day-to-day basis. Dr. Olivia Oginska is deeply passionate about veterinary workplace well-being, emotional intelligence, psychological safety and creating tools that help veterinary practitioners to thrive in their career and personal life.

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MEET STACEY

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hey there!

I’m Dr. Stacey Cordivano

LET’S GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER

Fueled by equal parts coffee and passion, I spend my days managing horses who like to hurt themselves and kids who do about the same thing. 

I am a woman, wife, mother, equine vet and continual learner. I have realized that by focusing on my personal development, rather than just my professional CE, I have been able to get back to a place of happiness within veterinary medicine. I hope to share resources that will allow you to do the same thing.

STACEY

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Episode 52 – Creating A Sustainable Equine Future in Veterinary Medicine

For this episode, I’m joined by the co-creators of The Sustainability in Equine Practice Seminar and Retreat as we share some of the highlights of the past two events. The community formed over these two very special weekends can be described as nothing other than magical. We are excited for the future of equine medicine whenever we gather with these amazing folks. Come join us as we help shape a better vetmed for our present and future colleagues.

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Episode 51 – Take Care of Your Employees So They Will Take Care of Your Clients featuring Dr. Mike Pownall

From workplace culture to salary structure to having time to ride your own horse, Dr. Mike Pownall joins me to discuss all of the important aspects of creating a workplace where veterinarians want to be. You don’t want to miss any of the gems that he shares after having grown a practice with his wife, Dr. Melissa McKee, over the past 20 years and honing his skills as a veterinary business management consultant.

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dr. david stephens joins the whole veterinarian podcast for epiosde 50 called no egos allowed

Episode 50 – No Egos Allowed with Dr. David Stephens

Highlighting equine practices that are moving away from “traditional” equine veterinary norms is a way to bridge the gap that exists between younger and older veterinarians. We cannot hope to attract new talent to our pool of equine veterinarians if recent grads and students don’t know that there ARE progressive practices out there. I’m excited to highlight a few of these practice owners over the next couple of weeks.
To start off, please enjoy this discussion with Dr. David Stephens of Weems & Stephens Equine Hospital in Aubrey, Texas.

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Episode 49 -Setting Boundaries Starts with Finding Your Own Value featuring Julie Squires

Julie Squires is back to take a deeper dive with us into the actual practice of setting boundaries! She has such important insight into what work we need to do when approaching boundaries in the workplace. You will get a ton of ideas from this episode regarding how to start a boundary discovery process and how to approach conversations in the workplace once you’ve nailed down some boundaries that need to be established.

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Is it impossible for veterinarians to aim for more balance? The Whole Veterinarian podcast is about sharing experiences and starting a dialogue about how we can grow as people and professionals. As a female equine solo practitioner, mother and business owner, I’ve seen the challenges that face us. Vets are some of the hardest working and most dedicated professionals out there; together, let’s learn how to develop a life we love.

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