Archives for April 2020

Leadership secrets from foreign penguins from Ohio

Leadership by example helps forge a team. Let’s see how penguins can lead the way.

Leadership is not about a person’s – or an animal’s – title. It’s about, quite literally, leading the way.

A few years ago, there was a brand new fitness program at the San Francisco Zoo – a program that sort of just took off on its own without any goals or “leadership” from the zookeeper. This fitness program is for the birds, but it carries a leadership lesson for all of us.

The specific birds in question are penguins. Penguins are supposed to swim. In fact, 46 penguins at the San Francisco zoo had been taking regular dips in the pool to cool off and keep their feathers sleek. Ah, ain’t life grand. Lie around, eat, swim, rest, eat, swim, relax, eat, swim. [Read more…]

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