Denise Deisler, Executive Director of the Jacksonville Humane Society

Best piece of advice ever received: “You can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometimes you might find you get what you need.” – Mick Jagger and Keith Richards

Personal habit that contributes to success: “I am an absolute change nut! I embrace change, I seek change, I seek the challenges that come with that change and, sometimes I will change things just for the sake of changing them and keeping us all practiced at change.”

Internet resources: ASPCA PRO and TED Talks

Book recommendation: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap, And Others Don’t by Jim Collins

Parting piece of advice: “Capital campaign is war…and you better be prepared for war.” – Claiborne Robins, Jr.

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