Thinking Canine

Vetere, Robert
November 2011
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Nov2011, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p6
The article asserts that some of the best chief executive officers (CEOs) are so dog-like in their pursuit of success that they resemble certain canine breeds. CEOs that are likened to the terriers are noted to be scrappy, independent leaders. Fashion magnate Dianne von Furstenberg, Fox mogul Barry Diller, and Silicon Valley entrepreneur Larry Ellison are likened to this breed. Other breeds elaborated include the Golden Retriever, the Border collie, and the Rottweiler.


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