What I Learned about Leadership from My Dog by John Covington
Posted by Krystal Larson at 1:36 AM Thursday, January 10, 2013
Dogs are our companions, friends, and family members. They fill roles in our lives that no one else can and teach us lessons about life. John Covington recognized what his dogs had to teach and wrote the lessons he learned in his book, What I Learned about Leadership from My Dog. The lessons Covington explains and describes about leadership include trusting others, identifying our own shortcomings, proper focus, etc. Being a good leader does not mean shouting the loudest or throwing power around, it is about understanding and responding.
Covington’s writing style is conversational and easy. Questions that came to my mind as I read were answered in the next paragraph and were usually accompanied by a memory of Covington’s or a quote from someone who works with dogs. Anyone who holds a leadership position or would like to could learn from this book. John Covington’s book, What I Learned about Leadership from My Dog earns 5 out of 5 stars.
*Reviewed by Kristin*
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