"It doesn't make any difference. I'll soon be out of business anyway."?This statement came in response to a suggestion I made to a client while
still in practice. I was surprised. The person speaking was a friend as
well as a client, and I knew he ran a profitable operation. He was usually
upbeat and optimistic, but this morning there was irritation in his voice.
As we discussed last month, in this series covering issues relating to non-competition
agreements, there are almost always hidden issues involved when a veterinarian
agrees to limit the scope or location of his or her right to practice his or
1. I will train my staff in the principles of proper delegation, and
delegate everything that can be performed by another qualified staff member,
allowing me to spend my time practicing the skills for which I was trained ...
diagnostic medicine and surgery. I will perform few if any tasks that do not
require a license from my state licensing board.