(photo above: Next to last photo of Cooper at home – snapped during morning walk through neighborhood, July 6, 2014) (photo above: the last photograph of Cooper at home… neighborhood walk July 7, 2014… the cross was a sign that wasn’t understood at the time) RIP Cooper: July 14, 2014. Posts here… Continue reading RIP Cooper: July 14, 2014
Yesterday, on a 1st-day-of-Spring Sunday morning walk, I shared an observation with our son (10), as our now 9-month old yellow Lab, Cooper went racing by us. “Did you notice how Cooper sits and waits when you open his crate door?”, I asked casually, but with great purpose. No, Chapin replied. So I began the… Continue reading Train Your Dog Like Staff
A golf cart full of neighbors came by yesterday delivering Christmas goodies. While the adults talked, the children and Cooper frolicked. Neighbor: “How old is Cooper?” Me: “Six months.” Neighbor: “How much does he weigh?” Me: “I don’t know, maybe 60 pounds.” This morning, I double checked….73 pounds…. A lot happens, right before our very… Continue reading How Much Do I Weigh?
Yellow Lab, Cooper, at six months – yesterday, December 12, 2010: Pets and people aren’t stupid. But ineffective leaders often think they are. The same principles that govern a well-trained Dog, will also govern a well-trained employee. You’ll see.
Can a dog, a puppy, help you become a world-class leader? Wait, before you think this is nonsense and leave… This is Cooper, a 6-month old Yellow Lab puppy. He’s going to influence and, most assuredly, change the way you behave as a leader. So that you become a better leader, more often, to more… Continue reading Meet The Puppy