Leadership lessons from “man’s best friend” #dog

The GIBS Blog (Gordon Institute of Business Science)

by Craig Cincotta

Source: http://www.entrepreneur.com, January 21, 2015

My wife and I have three amazing dogs, Fenway, Lady and Stella. Along with the sheer joy our dogs have given us over the years, they also possess several qualities that every leader could learn from.

In my role as a leader at Porch.com, a home-improvement network, I am always looking for new ways to inspire and motivate our teams to be exceptional at what they do.

Here are five leadership lessons I have learned from observing my dogs on a daily basis:

  1. Our dog is always looking for the best in people.

If you ever meet Lady you will notice that she has a smile from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave. No matter who you are, she thinks you are the greatest person in the world at what you do.

Why is this…

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