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The Times They Are A Changin’

Don’t worry though – change is good and we’re genuinely pumped about this one! Over the last several years, under the thoughtful leadership of Myles Chadwick, Emancipet New School has become a powerhouse of high-quality training for animal welfare professionals, veterinarians, volunteers, and board members alike. Now, as Myles shifts to a new role focused […]

Rules for Better Meetings

by Myles Chadwick  I love a good meeting. I love listening to new ideas, sharing my own, and collaborating to create a plan of action. I walk into meetings with a “C’mon gang, lets save the world!” attitude, but this was definitely not always the case. There was a time when I would get a […]

Culture Nightmare? Culture Questionnaire!

by Myles Chadwick At Emancipet we always hire and manage for culture – check out our webinar and article about these processes! Today we wanted to take a moment to remember why we approach our work with such an emphasis on organizational culture. We talk about culture in many of our workshops, in the office […]

Who Are We to Judge?

by Myles Chadwick I was speaking to a group of animal welfare professionals recently about something that we at Emancipet believe passionately: People love their pets and given the opportunity will take care of them as best they can. This simple idea guides our outreach programs, our customer service policies, and even where we locate […]

Top 10 Interview Questions for Culture Fit

by Myles Chadwick and Marianne Lynch Most of us spend about 8-12 hours a day, 5 days a week with our co-workers. That’s 16,640-24,960 hours a year! And when you think about it that way, it only makes sense to us that when it is time to hire a new employee, you would hire for […]

Culture Hack Attack

by Amy Mills I’m a big believer in the power of healthy organizational culture. Culturally-fit organizations are consistently more successful in fulfilling their missions and achieving their goals because their employees are more adaptable and engaged in their work. But healthy culture doesn’t just happen. It’s the result of an intentional, inclusive process and consistent […]

Check-In Before They Check Out

by Myles Chadwick This is a follow up to Gretchen Nelson’s article on Personal Inventory Worksheets – check it out! Have you ever been called into an unexpected meeting with your boss that turned out to be a reprimand? Does your stomach sink just thinking about it? What about being on the other side of […]

Greet the Heat!

Summer is here and we can’t think of a better way for you to greet the heat than by visiting us in Austin, TX! It’s going to be hot and Austin is built for summertime fun: you can take a dip in Barton Springs, catch an outdoor movie by Alamo Drafthouse, check out the largest […]

Pet lovers and foodies support Emancipet this Sit Stay Day

Emancipet’s popular Sit Stay Day to return Feb. 13 Animal lovers and foodies rejoice! Emancipet’s fifth annual Sit Stay Day returns on Feb. 13, and the popular Sit Stay Day kits are now available here. The kits are chock-full of gourmet foods, drinks, pet treats, goodies, and more from local businesses. Sit Stay Day is […]

Creating a Humane Future for Animals

As Emancipet continues to add new clinics and programs to make spay/neuter and preventive veterinary care affordable and accessible to all pet owners, financial sustainability and strategic vision are more important than ever before. To ensure the success of our growth plans in Austin and beyond, Emancipet has formed the Humane Future Council, a group […]