Think Like a Dog: How Dogs Teach Us to Be Happy in Life and Successful at Work

Think Like a Dog: How Dogs Teach Us to Be Happy in Life and Successful at Work

by Scott D. MacDonald

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Overview

They're loyal, loving, and big-hearted—dogs are our best friends for a good reason. Yet they have much more to offer than just love and friendship. Let CEO Scott MacDonald and rescue dog Sadie show you how to have a more rewarding life and a more successful career in Think Like a Dog.



With whimsy and insight, Scott and Sadie offer important lessons in loyalty, persistence, leaving your mark, and always being a great sniffer. Scott reveals what Sadie and other dogs teach us about successful work habits and organizational strategies for outstanding business success.



Want a better, happier, and more satisfying life? Want to be successful? Start by understanding a dog's perspective and applying the lessons learned!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253040039
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 04/01/2019
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 1,248,666
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Scott MacDonald has had a successful career working on commercial real estate projects throughout the world. He has been CEO or president of several companies, including Investa Property Group in Sydney, Australia; New Plan Excel in New York City; Center America Property Trust in Houston, Texas; and the affiliated companies of Trizec Hahn in San Diego, California. He was a longtime advisor to Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds in London and New York.

Table of Contents

Foreword


Introduction


1. Looking for Treats


2. Being Persistent


3. Communicating Better


4. Living in the Moment


5. Planning Your Escape


6. Avoiding Certain Dogs


7. Knowing When to Bark


8. Watching Out for Hoses


9. Embracing Change


10. Being a Good Sniffer


11. Chasing Cars


12. Earning Trust


13. Eat, Sleep, Play


14. Being Loyal


15. Training People


16. Everyone Needs a Job


17. Selecting the Right Leash


18. Taking Advantage


19. Getting the Basics Right


20. Leaving Your Mark


21. Sadie's 12 Lessons


Endnotes

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