UA-170695639-1 #226 Kurt Phillips, DVM - Growth by Alignment of Core Values & Mission - The Veterinarian Success Podcast

Episode 226

Published on:

3rd Mar 2024

#226 Kurt Phillips, DVM - Growth by Alignment of Core Values & Mission

In this episode, I’m joined by Dr. Kurt Phillips. Kurt and I recently connected in person at WVC. Kurt owned City Way Animal Clinics until 2021 he sold the five practices. He’s also an entrepreneurial veterinarian and business owner outside of veterinary medicine. He’s always a Hoosier Native, although he calls Bend, Oregon home now. This was a great conversation about the entrepreneurial journey within veterinary medicine and the success and challenges of growing a team.

  • Takeaways from WVC 2024.
  • Dr. Kurt's early clinical experience & early practice ownership challenges.
  • His first big mistake as a business owner.
  • How confidence and independence helped mold him to be an owner.
  • Early growth and the fracturing of his business partner relationship.
  • How joining VMG and implementing EOS turned his practice growth up to 10.
  • Building out the organizational leadership and processes.
  • How he stayed connected to ALL the team as he grew to five practices.
  • What he thinks is stopping veterinarians from wanting to own.
  • And so much MORE!

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Dr. Kurt Phillips LinkedIn

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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.