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Ringmaster: Chapter Two – The Threat of Tigers and PLUMs

Working in a nursing home or senior housing facility is a piece of (funnel) cake... ...said no one ever! As most leaders in senior housing see it, the seven main tigers in your daily three-ring circus are: Census issues Staffing concerns Survey challenges 5 Star...

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Ringmaster: Chapter One – The Pain of a Disruptor

Have you ever seen anyone wrestle a tiger? Wrestling tigers is gnarly work. It doesn’t matter even when the wrestling is playful, the sheer size and strength of a full grown tiger can cause unintentional damage. Even though they may lull you into a place of cozy...

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Ringmaster: The Prologue

The oldest show on earth! Coming soon! Come away for a moment on an imaginary trip... Picture this...you’re sitting atop a horse, with your horse following closely, barely a nose length behind, the horse directly in front of him. There’s a horse immediately in front...

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Ohio Exotic Animal Ban

A special "Thank You!" to the many news organizations who picked up our story today on the Ohio exotic animal ban.... AD HOC NEWS (View Release) Media Type: News & Information Service Media Location: Germany AlipesNews (View Release) Media Type: News &...

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New York Man Mauled by Tiger at Bronx Zoo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For Additional Information please contact Dan Stockdale at Dan@TigerGuy.com or 865.300.3232 . (Harriman, Tennessee) A New York man visiting the zoo is lucky to be alive after reportedly going into the tiger enclosure at the Bronx Zoo. This...

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LeaderLynx – Shoot the Cows?

'Sacred Cows' as they are called have existed in the workplace as long as groups have gathered in teams to accomplish tasks.  Legend has it that most sacred cows are fat and happy. During one of my consulting jobs many years ago there was a sacred cow I inherited...

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LeaderLynx – Attacked in Life’s Jungle?

A few days ago I had a very challenging day.  I just hopped out of the shower when my phone rang.  It was my wife, very shaken but okay after hitting a deer, swerving and then going down a small embankment.  Fortunately she survived the ordeal without a scratch, but...

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LeaderLynx – Topsy Turvy Crazy-Makers

Do you have what Julia Cameron refers to as "crazymakers" in your family, church or workplace?  Yeah, you know who they are!  You had a mental picture of the person as soon as I mentioned the words ‘crazymaker’ didn't you? They are the people who act irrational –...

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LeaderLynx – Gorillas in the Guest Room

I was standing at the front desk of a major hotel chain checking into my mystery room.  One of the services I offer clients is mystery shopping their sites.  Why do I call it a mystery room you ask?  Because I never know what I'm going to find when I open the door!...

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LeaderLynx – Who’s Idea Was That?!

When working with animals it’s advantageous if the behavior you are trying to get is actually their idea.  Suppose you are walking a tiger on a leash (like you do that daily, right?) and you want to turn to the right, a bit of gentle pressure to the right will likely...

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LeaderLynx – When Lions Roar!

LeaderLynx - Real Life Lessons from the Jungle When a lion roars it can have several meanings. It can be establishing its location so others do not infringe, or it can be calling to others saying here I am… come on over! Today I was talking with a long term client and...

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Bald Eagle Loses Endangered Species Act Protection

Tuesday, June 26, 2007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2007 Contact: Al Cecere, Founder/President American Eagle Foundation P.O. Box 333, Pigeon Forge, TN 37868 865-429-0157 (office) or 865-256-0372 (cellular) http://www.eagles.org savetheeagle@aol.com   Al...

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