Be prepared to address issues such as concerns of staff who have not been selected for career advancement. Ensure alternative paths are identified to allow all employees who are interested in career enhancement to be given some type of professional development opportunity. Professional development can include such wide ranging activities as formal education and training, workshops and seminars as well as less formal learning opportunities such as the chance to represent the organization at a consultation.
For other business owners concerned that it’s too late to exit, think of it like trying to sell your house quickly. There are simple things you can do to increase the value of your house which don’t require you to spend a lot of time or money, for example, cleaning out clutter, cleaning up the yard, or a quick coat of paint. Likewise there are some things you can do to improve the value of your business in the short term. They won’t have the same impact as a strategic succession plan, but they will improve the buyer’s perception of your business.
The Marketing department provides both local and national support to develop effective, professional and brand building campaigns that educate clients about the importance of preventative veterinary care. You will have access to five national yearly campaigns that consistently result in increased revenue, and you will be given exclusive access to our national wellness program, Healthy Pets Plus, that enables veterinarians and nurses to provide preventative care for your patients at a price that your clients can afford. Additionally, all of your patient reminders are centrally managed as well as your online presence.