July 2020

What makes a good mentor? Gerardo Poli explains by recalling the support he received when he carried out this procedure for the first time.

6 mins

June 2020

Having discussed two impostor personas in his previous tip, Gerardo Poli focuses on another three examples – and offers some simple solutions to combat this phenomenon for good.

10 mins

Gerardo Poli discusses a phenomenon experienced by many people and offers advice on how to manage it, using two example personas.

13 mins

May 2020

Having previously discussed his top tips for dealing with client complaints, Hubert Hiemstra shares the techniques that form his makeshift “mental armour” against those who set out to attack, insult and hurt.

10 mins

To conclude his series on leadership strategies during the COVID–19 pandemic, Gerardo Poli discusses the need for sticking to a daily routine, and taking care of yourself and others.

7 mins

Gerardo Poli continues his series on leadership strategies during the coronavirus pandemic by discussing the need to highlight greatness.

6 mins

What you do matters – as Gerardo Poli discusses in the latest part of his series into performance and leadership strategies for navigating the coronavirus pandemic.

4 mins

April 2020

Having launched this five-part series by discussing the power of choice, Gerardo Poli explains how picking yourself – and others – up is a vital skill for navigating the coronavirus pandemic.

In the first of a five-part series, Gerardo Poli shares the performance and leadership strategies he has used during the coronavirus pandemic – starting with the power of choice.

9 mins

The latest part of Hubert Hiemstra’s series considers the misconception that being a vet defines who you are.

8 mins

Hubert Hiemstra continues this series by discussing the belief that a career in veterinary science does not pay well.

13 mins

March 2020

While goals set a direction, an effective system ensures you make progress towards it. With this in mind, Gerardo Poli offers tips on creating a system that helps you achieve your goals.

9 mins

In the latest part of this series, Hubert Hiemstra discusses the belief that a career in veterinary science is so much harder than other jobs.

9 mins

Hubert Hiemstra continues his series on misconceptions that may be encountered in veterinary practice by discussing the belief people shouldn’t have an animal if they are unable to afford to care for it.

10 mins

What should students ask in a job interview? Gerardo Poli offers some examples of questions that will challenge interviewers and help give a positive impression.

6 mins

February 2020

In a new series, Hubert Hiemstra offers advice for potential misconceptions that may be encountered in veterinary practice – starting with the belief that clients are hard to overcome.

11 mins

Everyone strives for excellence, but this can take time – so Hubert Hiemstra urges readers to set realistic expectations and celebrate achievements while heading towards their long-term goal.

10 mins

Concluding this series, Gerardo Poli discusses how to make a mentoring relationship a success.

8 mins

Having discussed preparing to become a mentee and deciding what you want to achieve from the role, Gerardo Poli explains how to approach – and ask – a prospective mentor.

5 mins

January 2020

What do you want to achieve from your relationship with your mentor? Gerardo Poli urges mentees to consider this before beginning their search, to ensure a successful partnership.

8 mins