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The Veterinary Life Coach Podcast is the podcast for busy veterinary professionals that want to have a better, more exciting, and enjoyable life. In this podcast Dr. Cappel brings you tools and techniques for managing your mind and discusses problems that those of us who work in veterinary medicine face daily. Your time and wellbeing are valuable and you need to take care of yourself in order to properly care for your clients and patients. We will talk about client issues, relationships, time management, team building, practice management and family life. Dr. Julie Cappel works as a small animal and exotic pet veterinarian leadership and life coach. She has been a practice owner for over twenty years running a four doctor veterinary practice in Warren, MI. She authors a weekly blog that deals with issues that we face in veterinary medicine. Learn more at www.juliecappel.com.

The Veterinary Life Coach Podcast is the podcast for busy veterinary professionals that want to have a better, more exciting, and enjoyable life. In this podcast Dr. Cappel brings you tools and techniques for managing your mind and discusses problems that those of us who work in veterinary medicine face daily. Your time and wellbeing are valuable and you need to take care of yourself in order to properly care for your clients and patients. We will talk about client issues, relationships, time management, team building, practice management and family life. Dr. Julie Cappel works as a small animal and exotic pet veterinarian leadership and life coach. She has been a practice owner for over twenty years running a four doctor veterinary practice in Warren, MI. She authors a weekly blog that deals with issues that we face in veterinary medicine. Learn more at www.juliecappel.com.
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United States

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The Veterinary Life Coach Podcast is the podcast for busy veterinary professionals that want to have a better, more exciting, and enjoyable life. In this podcast Dr. Cappel brings you tools and techniques for managing your mind and discusses problems that those of us who work in veterinary medicine face daily. Your time and wellbeing are valuable and you need to take care of yourself in order to properly care for your clients and patients. We will talk about client issues, relationships, time management, team building, practice management and family life. Dr. Julie Cappel works as a small animal and exotic pet veterinarian leadership and life coach. She has been a practice owner for over twenty years running a four doctor veterinary practice in Warren, MI. She authors a weekly blog that deals with issues that we face in veterinary medicine. Learn more at www.juliecappel.com.

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@jacappel

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English

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5862422100


Episodes

Episode #48 - Emotional Intelligence

12/10/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie discusses the different personal skills that make up the concept of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand your own emotions and the emotions of others in your life, then using that understanding to manage your behavior and enhance relationships. Emotional intelligence is something that we can improve and develop to increase our success.

Duration:00:34:46

Episode #47 - Preventing Embezzlement

12/3/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie talks about embezzlement. If you own a practice, or are thinking about owning a business of any kind you have to consider protecting yourself against embezzlement. Julie goes over different ways that people may try to separate you from your money, and tips on how to protect your business.

Duration:00:33:18

Episode #46 - Working to Feel Better

11/25/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie talks about the power of our thinking and how it can be used to make us feel better about any situation. Feeling better is something that we all want, and it is totally available to us. Observing your current feelings, and the thoughts that cause them, will help you to understand yourself, create better feelings for yourself, and improve your life.

Duration:00:33:55

Episode #45 - Emotional Childhood/Emotional Adulthood

11/20/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie and her daughter Bridget have a back and forth discussion on the topic of emotional childhood. Often when we are feeling stress in our lives, we have a tendency to attempt to avoid our negative emotions. Instead of feeling them and owning them, we want to blame our circumstances or the other people in our lives for our suffering. When you show up as an emotional adult, you will no longer blame others for the way you are feeling.

Duration:00:38:50

Episode #44 - Interview with Veterinary Moms

11/11/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie sits down with two of her associate veterinarians at Warren Woods Veterinary Hospital to discuss the challenges of being a veterinarian and mother. Dr. Laura VandeGrift and Dr. Jayme Cicchelli are both new mothers with beautiful babies and are also working as veterinarians. The three doctors discuss the unique challenges that come with being young veterinarians and also new mothers.

Duration:00:42:24

Episode #43 - Lessons on Personal Growth/John Maxwell

11/4/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie discusses some of John Maxwell's book, "The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth". John Maxwell is a leading author and speaker on all things leadership and is a favorite author of Julie's. In this book, John outlines "laws" that we all need to embrace for continued personal growth. Growth should be intentional and aligned with your purpose and passions, if not you run the risk of being busy without meaning. Join Julie as she learns from John Maxwell.

Duration:01:16:45

Episode #42 - Self-Acceptance

10/30/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie discusses the concept of self-acceptance. Can you (and will you) believe that you have everything that you need right now in this moment? If you achieve self-acceptance, you will create a true sense of self-confidence and self love - letting go of your doubt and judgment. Once you have embraced yourself in this moment, you will be well on your way to taking the action that you need to progress in your personal development.

Duration:00:31:07

Episode #41 - Client Expectations

10/21/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie discusses the problems that we face when client expectations do not align with the reality of a busy veterinary hospital. We want to give excellent service to our clients, but all too often they have an unrealistic view of our capacity to please them during the course of a typical veterinary day. Our ability to have some balance between life and work depends on our capacity to serve clients without sacrificing ourselves. Julie gives some examples of...

Duration:00:34:35

Episode #40 - The Power of Developing Focus

10/14/2019
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On this episode of the Podcast Julie talks about the power that comes from focusing your attention on a specific task. Distraction and multi-tasking are the greatest time thieves, and learning to focus will allow you to create more in your life than you ever thought possible. Creating a gadget free zone or a thinking chair to allow uninterrupted practice are a good first step. Then planning, scheduling and working to understand yourself better, will allow you to create better focus on your...

Duration:00:33:00

Episode #39 - You are Uniquely Worthy

10/9/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie coaches on self-worth and the concept of being, and feeling worthy. Feelings of self-doubt often develop into low self esteem and will snowball into stress, inaction and depression. All of us are uniquely worthy, talented human beings. If we work to learn about ourselves we can develop thoughts that are empowering and create a unique sense of self. Realizing that all humans are uniquely worthy is the key to understanding your self-worth and creating...

Duration:00:29:03

Episode #38 - Dealing with The Negative Online Review

10/2/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie reads some online reviews and shares insights on why we allow them to affect us negatively. Dr. Cappel shares tools to help us manage our minds around these and how to respond in a professional and respectful way. People who are hurting often hide behind the anonymity of the online review, and we need to embrace this concept in order to see each review as a reflection of the reviewer, not of us.

Duration:00:41:03

Episode #37 - How to Start Loving Your Job

9/24/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie talks about learning to love your job again. She explains how some changes in your thinking coupled with new actions, will actually help you have better feelings about the work that you do. In order to move away from hating your job you have to remember the feelings that you had when you first started doing this work. Taking stock of your current emotions and understanding the thoughts behind them will cause you to regain some of the love that you have...

Duration:00:35:35

Episode #36 - Enneagram Part Two

9/16/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie and her daughter Bridget continue their discussion about Enneagram. They explore the Enneagram wings that are considered the "second side" to your personality. They also discuss the levels of Integration and Disintegration and how we move along the lines towards characteristics of other personality types during times of growth and stress.

Duration:00:54:30

Episode #35 - Let's Talk about Money - Again

9/9/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie talks about money once again, but this time we discuss attitudes about money. Your attitude about money will dictate how you use and relate to your finances. Julie talks about using money as a tool and how to approach your budget, debts, investing, and giving. When you create a healthy attitude about money it will relieve much of the stress that your money thoughts can create.

Duration:00:33:46

Episode #34 - Getting It Done

9/4/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie will teach you to embrace fear when facing your goals and dreams. In order to become the person that you want to become, you must allow yourself to set goals and then follow through. Julie will walk you through some action steps to get your goal on the calendar and start becoming more productive today. She gives you the tools to start taking specific action to get something -anything -done.

Duration:00:34:43

Episode #33 - An Introduction to Enneagram

8/26/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie and her daughter Bridget give an overview of the personality profiling system Enneagram. The podcast reviews each number in the Enneagram system, one through nine to help you begin to narrow down your type. Understanding personality systems provides you with another valuable tool to understand yourself and the way that you relate to the world.

Duration:00:55:39

Episode #32 - Let's Talk About Money

8/19/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie talks about money and how it affects many of our decisions in veterinary medicine. Our money attitudes will affect the way we feel when dealing with our clients and their budget constraints. How we handle our thoughts about money will create compassion, and allow us to open our mind to all possibilities and reduce worry about our daily decisions.

Duration:00:31:56

Episode #31 - Work-Life Harmony

8/12/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie talks about finding harmony rather than balance in your life. Your work and your home life are both very important components to your overall happiness and well-being. Balance is not really possible but you can create harmony between the different aspects of your life. With harmony you learn to manage your time wisely, focus on your professional life, and create a better family life. As you create harmony, your life will come together in a more meaningful...

Duration:00:27:19

Episode #30 - Finding Purpose

8/8/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie talks about finding a purpose in life. Your purpose or "Why" is a cause or belief that inspires you. Exploring your values, skills, talents and beliefs will help you to formulate a purpose statement for your life. Once you have a well defined purpose statement, you will use it to guide you to create goals and make choices to create your best life.

Duration:00:30:41

Episode #29 - People Pleasing

7/30/2019
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On this episode of the podcast Julie talks about people pleasing. People pleasers do many of the things that they do based on a fear of being shunned or ostracized from the group. It is something that comes from deep in their primitive brain and causes them to change their actions in order to fit in. People pleasers are not true to themselves and often lie or compromise their wants and needs in order to fulfill the needs of others. People pleasers need to learn to acknowledge that they have...

Duration:00:26:28