Healthy Practice Podcast

Practice management solutions for keeping your practice as healthy as your patients.

Your veterinary practice is a place where patients get the exceptional care they need and clients leave happy. What if your practice could also be a place where team members love coming to work in the morning, support and encourage each other, and are actively engaged in helping the practice grow? In this podcast, leadership consultant Randy Hall shares tools and strategies for building the kind of culture you’ve always wanted for your practice. He covers topics like attracting and hiring all-star employees, leading a fully engaged team, minimizing practice conflict, developing leaders on your team, and more. You’ll learn practical solutions for the biggest management and leadership challenges in veterinary medicine so you can start creating the practice you’ve been dreaming of.

Episode 33: 4 Ways to Build Accountability in Your Practice

How do you make accountability an essential part of your culture? Start by creating a clear picture of what accountability means and why it is important for you, your team, and your practice. This definition will then guide you in the way that you communicate with, coach, and demonstrate accountability for your employees.
22 min

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Episode 31: What Does Great Look Like?

Do you know what “great” looks like in your practice? For you, your team, and your practice to perform at its best, you must start by forming a collective definition of excellence in all areas of your practice.
25 min

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Episode 30: Using Creativity to Lead Your Practice

How can you use your creativity to lead? In this episode, we talk to Dr. Lisa McFaddin, Medical Director at Independent Hill Veterinary Clinic in Manassas, Virginia. Dr. McFaddin shares how she has experimented with new, creative ways to lead and get her employees involved with creating a practice that everyone is proud to be a part of.
43 min

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Episode 29: Those Darn Millennials

How do you view the millennials in your practice? Sometimes millennials get a bad rap. However, if you lead in the right way, millennials can do great things in your practice.
21 min

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Episode 28: A Success Story of Practice Ownership

How do you bring a practice back from the brink? In this episode, we talk to Dr. Adam Hechko, owner of North Royalton Animal Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. He shares how he turned around a dwindling practice to one that is now thriving with five doctors and more than 60 team members.
40 min

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Episode 9: Developing Into a More Effective Leader

Have you ever felt like you can’t be a leader because you weren’t born with the “leadership gift”? In this podcast episode, Randy Hall delivers expert advice on how to be an effective leader for your veterinary practice and answers the question “Are leaders born or made?”
16 min

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Episode 8: Our Leadership Habits

There are 3 key leadership habits that can build a strong practice culture, keep healthcare teams fully engaged, and support the hiring and development of great talent in your veterinary practice. Do you have them?
25 min

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Episode 7: Policies vs. Possibilities

Did you ever think your practice policy on cellphone use could be getting in the way of creating a great hospital culture? Listen to this episode to find out one of the biggest challenges with clinic policies.
16 min

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Episode 6: Why a Vision Matters for Your Practice

Your veterinary practice’s success hinges on having a clear vision. In fact, it’s absolutely crucial to what the future of your practice looks like. Leadership consultant and Aspire founder Randy Hall explains why a vision statement is vital to your clinic’s medical and business growth.
25 min

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Episode 5: Becoming a Talent Magnet

Having trouble finding the right people for your team? In this episode, Randy Hall provides tips and strategies for attracting the best talent to take your practice to the next level.
31 min

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Episode 4: Taking the Guesswork out of Practice Finances

In this episode, Randy Hall talks with Veterinary Practice Lender and DVM, Dr. Brennan Pitard, from First Financial Bank. Listen as he shares information on the finances behind practice ownership and offers advice for handling common veterinary financial challenges.
34 min

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Episode 3: Time for Change

In this episode, Randy Hall joins practice manager, Joanna Cagle, as she shares her experience orchestrating a sustainable culture shift in her practice and offers advice for those looking to change the culture in their own practice.
27 min

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Episode 2: Leading With Vision

In this episode, Randy Hall chats with Dr. Wendy McGuire of Fischer Veterinary Clinic. Dr. McGuire shares her experience developing a collaborative vision with her team and how that vision is causing positive changes in her practice.
20 min

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