In positive cultures, people are engaged, driven by purpose, and full of enthusiasm. These cultures have low turnover rates, low burnout rates, high team morale, and an overall sense of elevated wellbeing. They also outperform their peers.
Veterinary technicians navigating pandemic-induced stressors are having mood, energy, concentration, and sleeping problems. Many have lost passion and empathy at work. Flexible mindsets and workplaces and better self-care are crucial to keep our essential technicians going strong.
Providing morale and motivation boosts can be confusing and overwhelming for any professional, and especially so for busy practice owners and managers who themselves may be in a state of burnout. So we turned to AAHA members to help us sort out some simple tips and gestures that have worked in their practices.