Unfuckwithable

Unfuckwithable (adj.) When you are truly at peace and in touch with yourself, and nothing anyone says or does bothers you, and no negativity or drama can touch you. ๐Ÿ˜Ž Unfuckwithable is my 2023 word of focus and intention. I shared it with the 300 fine folks that joined me at VMX for Lasso and Leadership, and they [...]

2023-01-26T20:32:43+00:00January 26, 2023|

Humanizing Quick Shares

Humanizing Quick Shares Humanizing Quick Shares Pic cred: Matheus Ferrero What is a critical attribute needed to lead today? A massive abundance of empathy. And what is one of the best ways to build trust?ย  Shared experiences. With both of these facts in mind consider creating a moment of shared humanity and lightheartedness before jumping [...]

2022-12-06T01:36:08+00:00October 23, 2022|

Culture, Climate, and Trust

Culture, Climate, and Trust According to Deloitte, organizations with inclusive cultures are 8x more likely to achieve better business outcomes. As we work towards making our workplaces more inclusive and welcoming it is important to create a common language and common understanding of key terms for all team members. Culture vs Climate Climate is what [...]

2022-08-17T16:38:10+00:00August 17, 2022|

Hope and Optimism From The 2022 National Association of Black Veterinarians Conference

Hope and Optimism From The 2022 National Association of Black Veterinarians Conference This past weekend I had the pleasure and privilege of attending the 2nd Annual National Association of Black Veterinarians Conference at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.ย  Cheers to Dr. Raphael Malbrue, Dr. Stara Robertson, and all of the amazing people [...]

2022-07-24T17:28:02+00:00June 20, 2022|

Space for Racism in Veterinary Medicine

Space for Racism in Veterinary Medicine "There is no space in veterinary medicine for racism." There is much I love about the shirt I'm wearing as I travel home from the 2021 AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference including: Danielle Lambert and the Snout School created it with proceeds going to the BlackDVM Network (cheers to Dr. [...]

2022-01-09T16:39:32+00:00January 9, 2022|

Smartcuts for Work-Life Integration

Smartcuts for Work-Life Integration Smartcuts for Work-Life Integration Have you ever been asked, โ€œAre you traveling for work or for pleasure?โ€ย  If we are traveling for work and our response to that question is not โ€œbothโ€, then it is time to reboot and recharge.ย  For most of us, work-life balance is unrealistic and embracing work-life [...]

2022-01-03T20:51:26+00:00January 3, 2022|

Tootie Tutelage #23 – The Best Moment is This One

Tootie Tutelage #23 - The Best Moment is This One During the last year or so of my Momโ€™s life her cognition was sometimes strong, and sometimes not so much.ย  On one of my very last visits with her she was a bit out of it and not even in the mood for playing cards.ย  [...]

2021-09-30T23:36:44+00:00September 30, 2021|

How Inclusive Is Your Workplace?

How Inclusive Is Your Workplace? Pic cred AirFocus on Unsplash Consider the following questions in the context of your current workplace.ย  Or if you are currently in a career transition, consider the questions as they relate to a previous work environment. Is there a publicly posted anti-harassment and non-discrimination policy? Has the current team been [...]

2022-10-03T16:27:41+00:00August 31, 2021|

Feedback is a Gift

Feedback is a Gift Thanks to Dr. Jen Brandt, AVMA Director of Wellbeing & Diversity Initiatives, I was exposed to the WWW EBY feedback model several years ago.ย  I use it to gain all types of feedback and share it wide and far, including with my clients.ย  PrideVMC used it this year to gather feedback [...]

2021-04-15T21:04:34+00:00April 15, 2021|
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