Josh originally published this post as 3 Steps to Your Leadership Superpowers on his blog for veterinary professionals, and the tips are just as applicable to leaders and managers of animal sheltering teams. Be sure to register for Josh’s webinar, “Positive Perseverance: Leading During Crisis,” happening next Wednesday, September 2, at 3 ET/noon PT.
Dear Friends & Colleagues, I’ve often opened workshops by saying, “Loving animals is the easy part.” Over the past 5 months, we have been living and persisting through the hard parts.
An estimated 30-40 million renters could be at risk of eviction in the coming months due to exacerbated challenges from COVID-19—and with 72% of renters owning pets, the numbers of animals displaced with their people could be catastrophic. Together, we in the animal sheltering world can do our part to minimize the trauma and devastation caused by the eviction crisis.
Matt Pepper and Tom Varitek, CEO and Communications VP, respectively, of Michigan Humane—formerly Michigan Humane Society—recently sat down with The Association’s Katherine Shenar to discuss what goes into the reinvigoration of a brand that’s been around, since, oh, just the 1800s. Following are some highlights from the convo.
VETgirl recently hosted a free YouTube LIVE event with Jeannine Moga, MA, MSW, LCSW, and Chief Happiness Officer at VETgirl. With more than 17 years working with veterinary teams, Moga shared a wealth of start-right-now tips in her 30-minute presentation, “Taming anxiety in veterinary medicine: Biohacks to reduce overwhelm in an overwhelming time.
Good Shepherd Humane Society’s Cole Wakefield is a new member of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement—yet already he’s distinguished himself as a thoughtful leader who asks important questions, sees the big picture, and helped lower his agency’s LOS from years to a month. Name: Cole WakefieldMember of The Association For Animal Welfare Advancement since: 2020Organization: Good Shepherd Humane SocietyTitle: Director of Animal Services Q&A with Cole Wakefield The Association: What do you want other members to know about your organization? Cole Wakefield: We….
Shelter Animals Count CEO Sara Kent shares an invitation to join 100 of your sheltering colleagues in a groundbreaking pilot. Love data and want to dig in? The deadline to sign up is this Friday, August 14.
With restrictions on large in-person gatherings still in place, you may have recently made the decision to take this year’s auction online. Many of your colleagues have been successfully hosting virtual auctions on various platforms.