Training for Practice Owners & Senior Managers

Reduce stress and increase your effectiveness in veterinary business leadership with a high-performing team, healthy culture, and lasting commercial success.

Are you a practice owner or senior manager seeking to elevate your leadership skills and business acumen to achieve unparalleled success in your veterinary practice?
Look no further than Lead to Succeed, an innovative three-year veterinary business leadership development program tailored specifically for visionary leaders like you.
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Lead to Succeed is more than just a program, it’s a transformative journey designed exclusively for leaders in veterinary business. In three years, you’ll experience a profound shift in the way you lead, operate, and succeed in practice.

Is your veterinary practice ready to soar to new heights under visionary leadership? Unlock the potential for unprecedented success by scheduling a complimentary 30-minute strategy session with our renowned leadership expert!

Join a community of visionary veterinary leaders who have witnessed remarkable transformations in their businesses. Don’t miss this opportunity to redefine success for your practice – schedule your call today and embark on a journey towards unparalleled veterinary leadership excellence!

Who is it for?

Your pathway to becoming an influential and highly successful veterinary business leader, Lead to Succeed will enable you to take charge of your practice’s future and thrive in today’s dynamic business landscape

Veterinary Practice Owners

Senior Veterinary Managers

Lead to Succeed is a business leadership program designed to transform outdated leadership models that hinder healthy culture, practice performance, and talent retention. Lead to Succeed empowers you to transition to a contemporary leadership practices guaranteed to succeed in the face of a rapidly changing business landscape.

Tailored exclusively for those at the helm of veterinary practice, Lead to Succeed is for visionary leaders ready to embrace change and overcome outdated leadership models to cultivate a thriving workplace culture and secure your business future.

Elevate Your Veterinary Leadership

This innovative three-year, cohort-based live training program addresses the root causes of stress in running a veterinary business and ensures higher levels of engagement, accountability, and productivity within your team. This results in reduced administrative load, enhanced financial performance, and improved profitability.
In essence, Lead to Succeed unlocks freedom for you as a veterinary business leader and secures commercial sustainability for your organisation.

Throughout Lead to Succeed, you and your senior managers will develop a wide range of invaluable skills, ensuring mastery in essential areas, such as:

  • Knowing what qualities make up a great team and how to find them.
  • Ensuring people feel trusted, safe to share their ideas and make a contribution.
  • Understanding relative strengths of team members and contributing to their sense of purpose by drawing on them.
  • Conducting difficult conversations with more confidence and ease.
  • Creating a healthier culture where team members manage conflict more effectively, eliminating your need to resolve it for them. 
  • Effective delegation techniques to gain more time, as well as establishing a culture of commitment and follow-through.
  • Handling critical decisions and situations more effectively, aided by real-time support. 
  • Reducing your stress and administrative load by developing a leadership team who can independently handle responsibilities and challenges.
  • Understanding the key drivers of commercial prosperity, including financial measures to monitor and how to influence them.  
  • Enjoying the extraordinary financial returns from your business you deserve.

Unlock the secrets to transformative veterinary leadership that will revolutionise your business success! Seize this opportunity and schedule your complimentary 30-minute strategy session now to embark on a journey of veterinary excellence!

What you receive and how we deliver the program?

Engage in Peer-Based Learning and Open Discussions

Join a community of veterinarians and practice owners where you can collaborate, exchange ideas, and learn from each others’ experiences. Engage in peer-based learning and open discussions to gain valuable insights and perspectives.

Webinars and Training Resources

Stay updated with industry trends, best practices, and expert advice.

Join a Supportive Alumni Community and Receive Graduation Benefits

Become part of a supportive alumni community of successful program graduates. Network with like-minded professionals, receive ongoing support, and enjoy exclusive benefits that come with being a member of the esteemed Lincoln Institute of Veterinary Business community and alumni network.

Achieve Higher Financial Performance and Profitability

Boost your practice’s financial performance with proven strategies. Enhance retention, clinical outcomes, and productivity for improved profitability and growth.

Embark on a Transformative Leadership Journey for Success in All Aspects of Life

Acquire practical and transferrable leadership abilities that go beyond business success. Develop essential skills, such as effective communication, conflict resolution, decision-making, and time management, empowering you to thrive not only as a leader, but also in your personal life.

Ready to unleash the full potential of your veterinary practice? It’s time to take the first step towards transformative leadership that will propel your business to new heights!


Don’t miss out on this opportunity to ignite your leadership potential and inspire greatness in your veterinary practice – book your complimentary 30-minute strategy session today.


How does Lead to Succeed work?

Lead to Succeed combines the power of off-site small group training days, monthly business leadership coaching, exclusive webinars, member benefits to reduce training costs, and cutting-edge training resources. You will have access to a supportive community of like-minded veterinary leaders, engaging in open discussions and peer-based learning to foster continuous improvement.

Years 1 and 2: Building Foundations for Success

The program initially spans two years, divided into six-month semesters. Each semester involves two days of intensive facilitated skills training, followed by five months of coaching, further reading, and reflection work.
You will be assigned to a team of approximately 10 non-competing veterinary practices, providing a supportive environment for collaboration and shared learning.
Training sessions are led by expert facilitators and often held in resort-style facilities, creating an inspiring atmosphere to stimulate creativity and mindset transformation. Your journey in real-world application of principles learnt, as well as navigation of inevitable challenges, is supported by an expert coach.

Year 3: Harnessing Leadership Prowess for Commercial Success 

In the third year, the format evolves to leverage your leadership capability and drive exceptional commercial results. While you remain part of your Lead to Succeed team, the curriculum is delivered through three two-day training events held every four months, supplemented by exclusive group coaching in business development webinars held six times per year. These events will address any remaining gaps in your leadership knowledge, train you in proven systems and strategies for commercial success, and guide you in creating a detailed business plan.
With ongoing benchmarking, financial analysis, and leadership-focused guidance, you will collaboratively tailor your business plan for maximum impact. Throughout Year 3, you will benefit from team collaboration, the expertise of experienced veterinary business mentors, accountability coaching, and the support of your fellow cohort members.
The three years of training in Lead to Succeed culminates in an assessment and subsequent graduation that accredits your business as a Lincoln Institute Employer of Choice to help differentiate your organisation in a crowded marketplace.

Contact us today to discover how you can join Lead to Succeed and revolutionise your leadership capabilities! We will send you an information pack with program details, eligibility, and steps to get started.


Your Mentors, Facilitators, and Coaches

Meet the veterinary business experts who will develop, support, and guide you through our programs to a transformed experience in veterinary business.

Stories of Transformation from Veterinary Professionals

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Annual Omega Summit

Experience Community Unity in Three Action Packed Days of Connection, Learning, and Growth
Take your personal and professional experience to new heights with three days of powerful content and inspiring guest speakers. Combine conference-style training and experiential learning to maximise your engagement and professional development. Forge bonds with like-minded individuals in a stunning holiday destination and celebrate excellence with our gala leadership awards.
Don’t miss this invitation-only annual event held in beautiful resort-style locations every June.
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