If you had to choose between having power, authority, or influence in your career, which would you consider to be most fulfilling and powerful? Influence brings the truest significance to a career. But what does influence look like? How do you get it?
As Don Janssen discovered, real influence comes through humble, served-based leadership. This groundbreaking book from San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance's retired corporate director of animal health provides a fresh--and highly practical--approach to leadership. With engaging stories, eye-opening interviews, and step-by-step advice, Upside-Down Leadership navigates common workplace challenges, providing a road map for those who want to effect positive change.
About the Author
Donald L. Janssen, DVM, Diplomate, ACZM served San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance in various leadership roles from 1985 until his retirement as corporate director of animal health in 2016. Janssen led a team of veterinarians, nutritionists, technicians, and hospital keepers seeing to the health and well-being of more than 7,000 animals at the San Diego Zoo and the Safari Park. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Emil P. Dolensek Award in 2009 and the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017 from the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians.