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Articles by Gerald Snyder, VMD

The irrefutable value of the word 'no'

Apr 1, 2008

No is the abbreviation for Norway and the element Nobelium.

The 2 management keys most often neglected

Feb 1, 2008

A man flying in a hot-air balloon realized he was lost. Reducing altitude, he spotted a fellow on the ground and descended to shouting range.

Opening a practice today requires vigilance

Jan 1, 2008

To invest our hard-earned dollars, many of us purchase securities in the stock market. It is purely legalized gambling. We are betting that, at some future date, we can sell that stock for a profit.

Better management techniques are the cure for economic doldrums

Nov 1, 2007

I hear from 20 or more veterinarians every day, most of whom want to tell me about the economic downturn in their area and the fact that clients just are not coming in as frequently, so their revenues are down.

Do your pharmacy fees need an overhaul?

Sep 1, 2007

Brief message for the practice selling $1 cat toys: It costs well over $2 just to print out an invoice

Fee anemia is epidemic: here's the cure

Aug 1, 2007

Dr. X has a 25-year-old practice that is having trouble meeting expenses. Payroll is covered, but what's left over is about $5,000 short of last year.

The motivated staff — not an impossible dream

Jul 1, 2007

Re-energizing your staff isn't easy, but it can be achieved with a little determination.

The motivated staff: It's not an impossible dream

Jun 1, 2007

Each day provides an opportunity to offer some nuggets of education.

Let's get realistic with surgical fees

May 1, 2007

How much of your income is due to your performing surgery? Perhaps 15 percent? Even 20 percent?


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