Veganism

25. The Do’s and Don’ts of Planning a Conference

Conferences are an effective vehicle for forming, shaping, and nurturing our movement. They offer documentation of animal abuses, activist training, and lots of inspiration and networking opportunities. Many of us have attended a national animal rights conference. But what’s involved in creating one? When and Where Once you have decided the general purpose and theme …

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23. What Brought Us Together

At what point does a vision induce people to act on it? At what point do individual actions become a movement? And, what is the role of publications, conferences, trigger events, and public perception? Let’s take a look at our own history. The Vision The original notion that animals should be endowed with their own …

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22. On Leading and Managing

Traditionally, leaders who launch organizations in our movement end up managing them. Yet, leaders and managers are very different people? What can be done to improve our movement’s leadership and management skills? Leading vs. Managing Contrary to popular opinion, leaders and managers are different people built of different stock. The key traits of leaders and …

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