Veterinary Blueprints

Bill Butler

The Veterinary Blueprint Podcast is all about taking the blueprint of industry experts and breaking it down in short, digestible episodes you can use to take your practice to the next level. Join host Bill Butler as he interviews experts on client and practice management, financial strategies, human resources, and more. Gain valuable insights and stay ahead in the veterinary field by tuning in to tips from successful experts inside and outside the veterinary industry.

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#14 - Telemedicine's Role in Modernizing Pet Treatment Practices
Apr 16 2024
#14 - Telemedicine's Role in Modernizing Pet Treatment Practices
Embark on an inspiring journey with Dr. Samantha Vitale, veterinary neurologist and CEO of Stratocyte, as we explore the innovative world of veterinary teleconsulting. Samantha shares her voyage from hands-on clinic work to revolutionizing vet care delivery, offering an intimate glimpse into her passion for extending specialty care to pets far and wide. With Stratocyte leading the charge, we discuss the transformative effects this digital leap has on pets and practitioners in remote areas, ensuring that no companion animal goes without the expert care they deserve.The conversation shifts to the nuts and bolts of integrating teleconsulting into day-to-day veterinary operations. Managing challenging conditions such as epilepsy or diabetes in pets can overwhelm general practitioners, but with the advent of teleconsulting, they now have a lifeline. We provide actionable insights for clinics seeking to blend this modern approach into their routines, all the while highlighting the strengthened connections with pet owners and the enhanced quality of life for their furry companions.Finally, we turn to the bustling marketplace that Stratocyte has created, a virtual hub where general practitioners can easily tap into a wealth of specialist knowledge. This innovative platform is likened to an Etsy for veterinary specialists, where thriving communities of vets work collaboratively to bolster patient outcomes and clinic revenues. Samantha's personal experiences bring home the profound impact teleconsulting has on both the human and animal members of the family, truly capturing the heart of why we do what we do. Join us to see how the future of veterinary care is being shaped right before our eyes.Guest InfoSamantha Vitalesamantha@stratocyte.com linkedin.com/in/samantha-vitale-stratocyteUS only - (224) 526-7286Outside US - (844) 947-4401 (Toll free)https://stratocyte.com/Host Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
#13 - The Veterinarian's Guide to Buying and Selling Practices
Apr 2 2024
#13 - The Veterinarian's Guide to Buying and Selling Practices
Unlock the potential of veterinary practice ownership with expert insights from Kelly Jackson of DVM Match, straight from the bustling atmosphere of the Western Vet Conference in Las Vegas! Our latest Veterinary Blueprint Podcast episode is a treasure trove for any veterinarian daring to dream of owning their practice.  We dissect Kelly's journey from finance to the niche of working at veterinary practice brokerage. With Kelly's guidance, discover how DVM Match's unique approach of third-party business appraisals can lead to fair practice valuations, setting you up for success whether you're buying or selling.This episode is a candid roadmap through the landscape of veterinary business transitions. We tackle the nitty-gritty of preparing to buy or sell a practice, including the importance of starting the journey years in advance and the strategic tweaks necessary to polish your practice's financial appeal. Whether you're an associate looking to make the leap to ownership or a seasoned owner contemplating the next phase, our conversation lays out the pivotal strategies and professional insights to navigate the complex market dynamics of the veterinary industry. Join us for an enlightening session that could very well be the catalyst for your next big career move.Guest Information:Kelly Jackson206-491-2357kjackson@dvmmatch.comhttps://dvmmatch.com/DVM Match Mountain WestHost Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
#12 - Languages of Appreciation
Mar 19 2024
#12 - Languages of Appreciation
Transform your veterinary practice's environment with the insightful revelations from Marie Pabst, an aficionado in Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace. This episode promises to take you on a journey through Marie's innovative strategies, honed from her seasoned background in animal health, to boost morale and strengthen the fabric of your team relationships. Discover the essence of heartfelt appreciation that transcends monetary incentives, and learn why nearly half the workforce cherishes words of affirmation. Marie's company, Other Centered Growth, presents a beacon of change, leading practice owners and managers to embrace the power of tailored recognition in cultivating a vibrant organizational culture.Unlock the potential of a happier, more engaged team as we explore the platinum rule with Marie Pabst—treating teammates as they prefer, not just how we assume they should be treated. We dissect the nuances of appreciation, examining the potency of handwritten notes and individual acknowledgment alongside the pitfalls of generic gestures. The spirited conversation moves towards the significance of everyone's role in mutual respect and recognition, advocating for a grassroots movement within your practice. Tune in for an inspiring session filled with practical tips and innovative approaches that promise not just to enlighten but to transform the way you and your team celebrate each other's contributions to your shared success.Guest InfoMarie PabstDiagnostic Sales ManagerAntech Diagnosticslinkedin.com/in/mariepabstHost Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
#11 Legal Navigation for Veterinary Practices: Ensuring Compliance and Protecting Interests
Mar 5 2024
#11 Legal Navigation for Veterinary Practices: Ensuring Compliance and Protecting Interests
Unlock the secrets to navigating the ever-changing legal landscape of small businesses with our latest guest, Michael Salchert. As a seasoned attorney for veterinary professionals, he brings a treasure trove of insights into avoiding legal pitfalls and ensuring your practice thrives. This episode is a must-listen for entrepreneurs who understand the value of being proactive in legal matters, whether you're reviewing commercial lease agreements, grappling with non-compete clauses in employment contracts, or staying compliant with the latest legislative changes like the Corporate Transparency Act.This conversation with Michael is like having a backstage pass to the legal intricacies that could make or break your veterinary practice. From dissecting the potential hazards in seemingly benign lease terms to the Minnesota Safe and Sick Time Law's impact on even the smallest of employers, we're covering it all. Ensure your advisory board is stacked with the right experts as we guide you through building a protective legal fort around your business interests. Prepare to arm yourself with the knowledge to confidently step into legal arenas that often intimidate the unprepared.Wrapping up, we take a deep dive into the world of employment law. We dissect the new Minnesota legislation that changes the game for non-compete enforcement, and what it means for your current and future contracts. Compliance isn't just about ticking boxes; it's about understanding the spirit of the law, such as why employee welfare is at the heart of the Minnesota Safe and Sick Time Law. By the end of our chat, you'll be equipped with the strategies to keep your practice not only running smoothly but also fostering a supportive environment for your team.GUEST INFOMichael SalchertShareholder - Larkin HoffmanPhone: 952-896-6712msalchert@larkinhoffman.comlarkinhoffman.com linkedin.com/in/michael-salchertHost Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
#10 - Strategies for Thriving Through Veterinary Practice Acquisitions
Feb 20 2024
#10 - Strategies for Thriving Through Veterinary Practice Acquisitions
Discover the secrets to a prosperous future in veterinary practice with Travis York of Three and One Veterinary Advisors, our latest guest on the Veterinary Blueprint podcast. Travis, a seasoned expert in veterinary practice transitions, shares his knowledge on acquisitions, expansions, and the essential strategies for a successful exit. With over 500 practices under his guidance, his advice is indispensable for veterinarians and practice managers aiming to navigate the complexities of significant wealth changes.This episode is a treasure trove of insights as we unpack the role of EBITDA in evaluating practice profitability and distinguish between economic and actual ownership, shedding light on the nuances of veterinary practice ownership. Whether you're pondering the longevity of your career or contemplating selling your practice soon, the wisdom shared here holds value for all stages of your professional journey. We dive into the spectrum of ownership and the importance of aligning expectations with ownership goals, and explore alternative compensation methods that could be the key to retaining crucial talent without relinquishing equity.Prepare to be armed with strategic tools for retirement planning and understanding the array of exit options available to you. Hear a compelling story about a veterinarian's seamless transition to retirement and learn why early communication with associates can make or break the future value of your practice. Our conversation also takes a critical look at the evolving landscape of veterinary services and the underlying importance of maintaining client trust in a fiercely competitive market. This episode is not only about finding the right exit but also about mentoring your team and managing your business with foresight and precision for that eventual, rewarding transition.GUEST INFORMATIONTravis York678-523-0234 www.threeandonevetadvisors.comtravis@threeandonevetadvisors.comHost Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
#9 - Shaping the Veterinary Leaders of Tomorrow Through Education and Innovation
Feb 6 2024
#9 - Shaping the Veterinary Leaders of Tomorrow Through Education and Innovation
Veterinary care goes beyond the pets we nurture; it's about cultivating the people who heal them. That's the conviction Alyssa Mages from Empowering Veterinary Teams brings to our discussion, with a career spanning almost two decades dedicated to enriching the veterinary community. Alyssa, a beacon of inspiration, elucidates the multifaceted programs tailored to diverse learning styles, and the pulsating anticipation for MentorVet's next cohort. Her involvement with AHA's technician utilization guidelines showcases a commitment to innovation and excellence in veterinary practice.The tapestry of a veterinary team is woven from threads of diverse backgrounds, and this episode emphasizes the critical role of DEIB and workflow efficiency. Alyssa and I dissect the journey from technician to entrepreneur, unraveling the empowerment tied to each step. We navigate the nuances of AHA's guidelines, advocating for a collaborative spirit that elevates patient care and unifies team efforts. Through Alyssa's expertise, learn the significance of well-structured organizational systems and legal comprehension, forming the backbone of superior patient treatment and seamless team operations.As we close, the focus shifts to the blueprint of veterinary education and career advancement. We address the urgent call for standardized training, credentialing, and well-defined career paths, essential for ensuring exceptional care and professional satisfaction. The episode not only champions the importance of scientific understanding over rote learning but also adapts training to resonate with a digital generation. Alyssa and I share insights on cultivating leadership within teams and how external support systems can bolster practices in integrating new talent. Elevate your practice with this episode's enlightening perspectives on nurturing a thriving veterinary team.Guest Info:Alyssa Mages BS, CVTEmpowering Veterinary Teamslinkedin.com/in/acmcvt2019evtealyssa@empvet.teammpoweringveterinaryteams.com Host Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
#8 - From Private Practice to Veterinary Medical Device Innovation
Jan 23 2024
#8 - From Private Practice to Veterinary Medical Device Innovation
Embark on an inspiring journey with Dr. Stephanie Morley, the trailblazing president of Vetlen Advanced Veterinary Devices, and uncover the diverse pathways a career in veterinary medicine can take. In this episode of Veterinary Blueprints, we sit down with Dr. Stephanie Morley, who shares the story of her remarkable transition from a small animal practice to leading a cutting-edge medical device company. Her narrative is a testament to the impact of seizing unexpected opportunities and the pivotal role that continuous learning and intentional career moves play in shaping a fulfilling vocation beyond the exam room.We address the emotional toll of veterinary practice, acknowledging struggles Veterinarians face with perfectionism, self-doubt, and imposter syndrome. Stephanie and I dissect how these challenges are often magnified for women veterinarians by societal expectations, and we emphasize the power of networking and skill translation in overcoming these barriers. Our conversation is an example for veterinary professionals grappling with similar issues, offering guidance and a sense of camaraderie in the shared journey towards personal empowerment and professional excellence.For those intrigued by the intersection of veterinary expertise and business acumen, Stephanie illuminates the path from employee to entrepreneur. We delve into the transformational shift from strategy implementation to creation, the art of team building, and the navigation of high-stakes decisions. Furthermore, we provide an exclusive preview of a groundbreaking veterinary drug delivery device, a game-changer for long-term treatment solutions at Vetlen. This episode is more than just a conversation; it's an example in harnessing one's full potential and a glimpse into the future of veterinary technology.Guest InformationDr. Stephanie MorleyLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephaniemorley/Email - Stephanie@vetlen.comVetlen - Advanced Veterinary Deviceshttps://vetlen.com/RECEIVE A $5,000 RESEARCH AWARD!Vetlen Research Resident Award - https://vetlen.com/resident-research-award/Host Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
#7 - A Conversation with AAHA CEO Garth Jordan
Jan 9 2024
#7 - A Conversation with AAHA CEO Garth Jordan
Unlock the secrets of veterinary practice success with Garth Jordan, CEO of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), who joins Bill Butler, on a compelling journey through the landscape of veterinary innovation. Garth's career leap from biochemistry to association leadership has armed him with a vision that's reshaping the future of veterinary care, one data point at a time. We delve into how AAHA's Just Cause and Veterinary Visionaries are not just buzzwords but actionable frameworks fostering industry growth.We discuss a monumental AAHA study that polled over 15,000 veterinary professionals, highlighting key strategies to boost job satisfaction and curb turnover. It's an expample in using aggregated data not only as a benchmarking tool but also as a beacon to guide veterinary practices towards a thriving, retention-rich work culture. Garth and I unpack these insights and share compelling stories of transformation, proving that operating a successful veterinary practice goes beyond the numbers—it's about nurturing the human element too.The conversation doesn't stop at data; we also explore the future, peeking into how AI may soon revolutionize veterinary medicine. As Garth shares, embracing AI could mean personalized member experiences, optimizing the use of AAHA's resources, and possibly redefining the landscape of veterinary services. Join us and borrow a leaf from AAHA's playbook on small changes leading to grand outcomes, as we navigate the complex yet rewarding terrain of veterinary practice management.Guest InfoGarth JordanCEO -American Animal Hospital Association - AAHAgarth.jordan@aaha.orghttps://www.aaha.org/LinkedIn - Garth JordanHost Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
#6 - Leading with Purpose: Lessons from the Military for the Veterinary Industry
Dec 26 2023
#6 - Leading with Purpose: Lessons from the Military for the Veterinary Industry
Let's change the way you perceive leadership with our conversation with Lieutenant Colonel retired Oakland McCullough. You might ask, what can the military teach us about leadership in the veterinary industry? As Oak shares, there's more common ground than you'd think. Drawing on his extensive experience in the US Army, Oak provides valuable insights into leadership principles, scope of control, and the importance of building strong networks. You'll even get a sneak peek into his book, "Your Leadership Legacy: Becoming the Leader You Are Meant to Be".Ever wondered how the military successfully maps out advancement pathways? Similar paths can be created within civilian organizations, and we'll show you how. We delve into the importance of clearly defining your organization's mission, vision, and culture, and the role servant leadership plays in this. Oak emphasizes the need for caring for people, empowering them, and giving them a purpose to contribute to the betterment of the organization. You've heard it before, but trust and communication are crucial to leadership. This couldn't be truer, especially when discussing the distinction between a boss and a leader. We also take a closer look at the responsibility that comes with being entrusted with people's well-being and the importance of prioritizing people over rules. We dive into decision-making, exploring how a smaller scope of control can yield better results. By the end of our conversation, you'll understand the power of collaboration, the importance of diverse perspectives, and how to build a team that thrives on trust and clear communication. Join us for a conversation that promises to be as enlightening as it is engaging.Guest Info - LTC Oakland (Oak) McCullouch RetiredWebsite - https://www.ltcoakmcculloch.com/Speaking - https://www.ltcoakmcculloch.com/speakingContact - Phone - 386-290-8088 (Mobile)LinkedIn -linkedin.com/in/oakland-mcculloch-34293256Email - ltcoakmcculloch@gmail.comFacebook - facebook.com/ltcoakmcculloch (Company)Youtube - youtube.comHost Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
#5 - What Do You Sell?
Dec 12 2023
#5 - What Do You Sell?
Former Disney guest service manager, Christos Provistalis, reveals the key to Disney's exceptional customer service lies in selling not just a product, but an emotion. Drawing from his experience at Disney and his subsequent role as a speaker and thought leader, Christos emphasizes the transformative potential of genuine connections and kindness in the service industry. He recounts a magical moment at Disney where technology facilitated a connection between a little girl and Cinderella, illustrating the profound impact of emotional engagement. The discussion extends to family-run businesses, like the speaker's restaurant, emphasizing the sale of a sense of family over mere food. The core lesson revolves around understanding what a company truly sells and how to evoke the desired emotion, a critical factor in determining success. The conversation concludes by exploring strategies to create unforgettable customer experiences through emotional connections, highlighting the importance of making customers feel valued, fostering loyalty through personal touches, and unleashing the power of emotional connections in business.Guest Information: Christos Provistalis - www.christosspeaks.comPhone: (860) 428-9314Email: info@ChristosSpeaks.comLinked In  - Christos SpeaksHost Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
#4 - Driving Positive Change in the Animal Care Industry
Nov 28 2023
#4 - Driving Positive Change in the Animal Care Industry
Prepare to be inspired as we sit down with Nona Nesseth, a veteran in the animal health industry with over two decades under her belt. Her infectious passion is evident as she opens up about her journey in everything from dentistry to cardiology and even pharmaceutical products. As an advocate for the fear-free initiative and a devoted volunteer for the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Foundation, Nona's commitment to enhancing animal care is truly commendable.Immerse yourself in an insightful conversation as we unpack the nitty-gritty of implementing change in veterinary practice – think staff buy-in, cultivating a united team vision, and other effective strategies to keep the whole team pulling in one direction. We then delve into the heartwarming work done by the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Foundation, touching on scholarships, grants, and community events that play a pivotal role in supporting the veterinary community. Finally, gear up for a sneak peek into the much-anticipated vet gala, complete with a masquerade-style costume party and abundant fundraising opportunities for a good cause. This episode is a treasure trove of wisdom for anyone in the animal care industry, courtesy of the incredible Nona Nesseth.Guest Info: Nona Nesseth – Contact Informationelanco.com/en-us https://www.linkedin.com/in/nona-nesseth-582b0banona.nesseth@elancoah.comHost Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
# 3 Cybersecurity Safeguards for Your Veterinary Practice
Nov 14 2023
# 3 Cybersecurity Safeguards for Your Veterinary Practice
Discover how to fortify your business against the relentless threats of cyber crimes as we converse with Daniel Metcalf, a seasoned technologist and managing partner at Cyber Fin. With two decades of experience under his belt, Daniel shares valuable insights on the gravity of cybersecurity for small businesses, particularly veterinary practices. We jump right into illuminating discussions on the risks that lurk in the digital world and the solutions that can help your business stay secure.Ever wondered how an email can cripple a business? We unfold the intricacies of Business Email Compromise, a common, yet lethal tactic employed by cybercriminals to infiltrate your business communication. Daniel details how Cyber Fin offers vigilance round the clock, keeping businesses protected from pervasive threats such as ransomware, phishing, and malware. Moreover, we delve into the role of human error, the leading cause behind 82% of cyber breaches.The landscape of cybercrime is evolving at a rapid pace, with cybercriminals offering 'Ransomware-as-a-Service' and 'Business Email Compromise-as-a-Service' on the dark web. But fear not, as we discuss how to combat these threats with a two-pronged strategy recommended by Daniel - proactive prevention and reactive insurance. Stay tuned to equip yourself with the knowledge to safeguard your business from the damages of cyber breaches, a menace that has pushed 60% of businesses to shut down within the first six months of attack.Guest InfoDaniel Metcalf – Contact Informationhttps://cyberfin.net/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielmetcalf/Email - dm@cyberfin.net Cyber Self Check - https://cyberfin.net/lp/cybersecurity-self-check/index.html Host Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
#2 - Positive Leadership in Your Veterinary Practice
Oct 31 2023
#2 - Positive Leadership in Your Veterinary Practice
Join host Bill Butler as he delves deep into the world of veterinary leadership with special guest, Josh Vaisman. Starting his journey in the late '90s, Josh navigated the highs and lows of veterinary practice, from technician roles to ownership. In this insightful episode, they discuss the pivotal moments in Josh's career, the importance of emotional intelligence in leadership, and how to cultivate a thriving veterinary culture. Drawing on lessons from his book, "Lead to Thrive, The Science of Crafting A Positive Veterinary Culture," Josh sheds light on the common misconceptions and pitfalls in leadership within the veterinary community. Whether you're a budding veterinary entrepreneur, a seasoned practitioner, or just curious about the ins and outs of leading in the veterinary world, this episode promises valuable insights and shared wisdom. Dive into the essence of positive leadership and discover how to truly make a difference in your practice and team. Guest: Josh Vaisman, MAPPCP, CCFP - Cofounder & Lead Positive Change at Flourish Veterinary ConsultingStay updated with Veterinary Blueprints for more on bridging veterinary care with top-tier business practices.Guest InfoJosh Vaisman – Contact Informationhttps://www.flourish.vet/https://www.linkedin.com/in/josh-vaisman-mappcp-pgd-8371877 josh@flourishveterinaryconsulting.comLead to Thrive: The Science of Crafting a Positive Veterinary Culture aaha.org/leadtothrivebookstoreHost Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.
#1 - Group Benefits: The Key to Attracting Top Talent in Veterinary Practices
Oct 17 2023
#1 - Group Benefits: The Key to Attracting Top Talent in Veterinary Practices
In this insightful episode of Veterinary Blueprints, host Bill Butler engages with Marie Pabst, a distinguished expert from Colonial Life, to unravel the significance of group benefits in the veterinary world. Marie’s rich history spans from working with giants like Novartis to her pivotal role in shaping benefits at Colonial Life.Together, they delve into:The evolving landscape of veterinary practices post-2020.The crucial role of group benefits in talent acquisition and retention.Strategies for both large and small-scale practices to stay competitive.Join us for an enlightening discussion on how veterinary practices can leverage group benefits to ensure growth and stability in a challenging market.Guest: Marie Pabst, Agency Director and Benefits Expert at Colonial Life.Stay updated with Veterinary Blueprints for more on bridging veterinary care with top-tier business practices.Guest InfoMarie Pabst – Contact Informationhttps://www.othercenteredgrowth.com/linkedin.com/in/mariepabstmarie.pabst@othercenteredgrowth.com Host Information Bill Buter – Contact Information Direct – 952-208-7220 https://butlervetinsurance.com/ bill@butlervetinsurance.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/billbutler-cic/ Schedule a Strategy Session with Bill – Strategy Session Podcast Sponsored By: Butler Vet Insurance: We wrote the Book on Veterinary Insurance Running a successful veterinary practice comes with its challenges. At Butler Vet Insurance, we specialize in simplifying insurance for professionals like you. "Protecting Your Veterinary Practice": Your Guide to Stress-Free Insurance Insurance-related stress: Order Your Copy Now Why Choose Butler Vet Insurance? We specialize in risk management tailored for veterinarians, addressing unique challenges! Contact Us Now Butler Vet Insurance – Your Trusted Insurance Partner for Veterinary Practices.