• Looking back on your life well lived
    August 19, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "View your life from your funeral: Looking back at your life experiences, what have you accomplished? What would you have wanted to accomplish but didn't? What were the happy moments? What were the sad? What would you do again, and…..

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  • Take time to enjoy the journey and the people you meet
    August 12, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it." --Greg Anderson One of the classic movies was The Wizard of Oz and I remember seeing it multiple times as a…..

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  • Focus on adding value not on being considered a success
    August 5, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. -Albert Einstein Those of you that know me know that I work a full-time day-job in order to be able to keep Doobert running.  That leaves evenings and…..

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  • Using your credo to define your purpose
    July 22, 2018 | Chris Roy | The Doobert Caretaker,

    "Don't blow off another's candle for it won't make yours shine brighter." --Jaachynma N.E. Agu Competition. Since I was a kid, it was always front and center in everything I did. Competition with my siblings for my parents attention; competition…..

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  • Think progress not perfection
    July 15, 2018 | Chris Roy | 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 Roy | 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 Roy | 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 Roy | 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 Roy | 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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