• Think progress not perfection
    July 15, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Do what you have always done and you'll get what you have always got." --Sue Knight One of the best things in life is that it’s always changing. Whether it’s a new iPhone, a service we never thought we needed,…..

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  • Ponder the beauty of possibility
    July 8, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another." --John C. Maxwell Have you ever stopped to consider the beauty of possibility in animal rescue? Can you imagine what the world will look like…..

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  • Learning to say no.
    July 1, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes." --Tony Blair Saying “No” is not something that comes easy for me as I am sure it doesn’t come easy for other people as…..

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  • Remembering the butterfly effect and the power to change lives.
    June 24, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects." - Dalai Lama The butterfly effect is the concept and belief that small things can have impacts on something…..

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  • What kind of mind is yours?
    June 17, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people." --Eleanor Roosevelt Ever since I was in college I have been fascinated by people and their backgrounds. How did they get to where they are now? What are…..

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  • Today is the day to celebrate
    June 10, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "In life, one has a choice to take one of two paths: to wait for some special day--or to celebrate each special day." --Rasheed Ogunlaru I remember the day my wife and I got married and of course all of…..

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  • Forget about consensus. Be bold. Be brave!
    June 3, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Consensus: The process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values, and policies in search of something in which no one believes, but to which no one objects; the process of avoiding the very issues that have to be solved, merely because…..

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  • Taking time to appreciate your biggest supporters
    May 27, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Silent gratitude isn't very much to anyone." --Gertrude Stein We learned "thank you" at a young age Many of our life lessons are taught to us when we’re still children. “Say please” and “say thank you” are two lessons that…..

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  • Be kind to one another
    May 20, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "You never regret being kind." --Nicole Shepherd If you’re a regular reader of the Doobert Caretaker blog, you know I always like to start out each blog with a quote. Some of them are from famous people you’ve heard of,…..

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  • Making a change in animal rescue – it’s time to evolve
    May 13, 2018 | Chris | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." --Charles Darwin Whether you believe in evolution theory or a higher power, it is very likely you have heard…..

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