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Tip of the Week: Good Reads

March 15, 2023, The Association

Earlier this year, we asked members of The Association what they were reading. Here are a few of their recs. Let us know in the comments if you’ve checked out any of these titles.

Book: Oops, I Became a Manager: Managing the Veterinary Hospital Team by Finding Unicorns by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Recommended by: Carol Lamar, Deputy Director, Purrfect Pals Cat Sanctuary & Adoption Centers
“I have been in management for awhile, but one of my newer managers found it and it sounded like a good read, so I picked it up, too.”

Book: The Hero’s Journey by Joseph Campbell
Recommended by: Corey Price, Managing Director, Client Services at 24Pet-Pethealth Inc
“I heard about this in a recent Shelter Animals Count webinar.”

Book: The No Asshole Rule by Robert Sutton
Recommended by: Brad Shear, CEO, Potter League for Animals

Book: Composed by Dr. Rob McKenna
Recommended by: Anna Payton, Executive Director at Aurora Animal Care and Control

Book: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson
Recommended by: Kristi Brooks, Director of Operations, Cat Adoption Team
“I’m reading this with a colleague. Each week we read a chapter and then discuss it in our weekly check-in.”

Let us know what’s on your bookshelf—we’d love to add more books by women and authors of color to our growing list.

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