• Building a great pyramid in animal rescue
    November 12, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us." - Napoleon Bonaparte The great pyramids in Egypt took hundreds of years to build. Men lived their entire lives never seeing them completed. We often think of the…..

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  • What is your legacy? What mark will you leave?
    November 5, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.” —Shannon L. Alder As I progress through the years, I find that I am often more reflective…..

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  • What if there were no social media? How would you rescue?
    October 29, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “We and others have done a bunch of work to show that if your real friends online say or do something, it affects you. But if your online acquaintances online say or do something, it does not. People, on average,…..

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  • It’s not about YOU, it’s about THEM
    October 22, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “Not everything is about you," Clary said furiously. "Possibly," Jace said, "but you do have to admit that the majority of things are.” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Glass   When I was a kid, my mother always taught us…..

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  • Look at your activities through another’s perspective
    October 15, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    “We judge ourselves by our intentions and others by their behaviour.” ― Stephen M.R. Covey, The Speed of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything   I network frequently and this week was meeting with a friend of mine who…..

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  • Finding joy as you accept reality
    October 1, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it's less good than the one you had before.  You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you've lost, or you can accept that and try to put…..

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  • Let the aftermath of Irma and Harvey unite us
    September 17, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." --Henry Ford The stories are still being told in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.  The stories of people whose lives were sadly lost, heroes…..

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  • Breaking your fears into manageable pieces
    September 10, 2017 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    You are a piece of the puzzle of someone else’s life. You may never know where you fit, but others will fill the holes in their lives with pieces of you. – Bonnie Arbon I remember one of the first…..

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