UA-170695639-1 #208 Christen Staten, DVM - Process Driven Freedom Running a Veterinary Practice - The Veterinarian Success Podcast

Episode 208

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22nd Oct 2023

#208 Christen Staten, DVM - Process Driven Freedom Running a Veterinary Practice

Alright on today’s show I’m joined by a guest that I was able to meet at the sustainability in equine practitioners seminar (SEPs) back in 2022, Dr. Christine Staten - Dr. Staten is a large animal veterinarian and a mixed animal practice owner of Adobe Vet Center in Arizona. She has a passion for interests inside and outside of veterinary medicine which as we will learn is key to her success. We discuss the following:

  • Her "why" for veterinary medicine - for a full detailed history I'd recommend her other podcast appearances.
  • Her doctor visit during COVID and how she did the opposite of conventional wisdom to help herself.
  • How she's built, attracted, and retained her team.
  • How her practice culture has been refined.
  • How she runs effective meetings with a large distributed team.
  • Her exit plan and how to manage associates with ownership aspirations.
  • Looking outside of veterinary medicine for business inspiration - and why she pays for a mastermind group (non-DVM).
  • Strategic Planning & Management Retreats to work ON the business.
  • How the financial success has followed from doing the right things for her business and how measuring ROI has changed.
  • Her question for me...and SO much more!

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The Veterinarian Success Podcast
Welcome to the Veterinarian Success Podcast where you go in-depth with a veterinarian specific financial planner Isaiah Douglass, MBA, CFP® to hear stories, opinions, and leading information about the world of veterinarian medicine from industry professionals. The podcast covers topics relating to the clinical, business, financial, and personal side of to help encourage, promote, and advocate for a healthy and happy standard of care for veterinarians, their families, their staff, and their businesses.

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Isaiah Douglass, MBA, CFP®, CEPA

I am a former CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and a Fee-Only advisor.