Disaster Response: Top 10 Ways to Make a Real Impact

The article above is very good and worth reading even though the target audience is large-animal veterinarians.
This is the 'Cliff Notes' version of the 10 ways to make a real impact that apply to all rescuers and other responders:

1. Understand the big picture
2. Prepare and educate yourself first
3. Don't add to the problem
4. Rethink the term hero
5. Be a good leader, be a great follower
6. Soul search your motives
7. Build on your skills and interests
8. Plug yourself into the existing plan
9. Understand your limitations
10. Start with your own community

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

My favourite expression is:

"Lead, follow, or get out of the way."