If we take the time to observe and reflect, we can learn some significant lessons from the animal kingdom all around us. Each species of animal has its own strengths and weaknesses; and within the species, each of them is a unique creature. As leaders (and would-be leaders), the lessons are there for the taking if we pay attention. These 10 lessons from giraffes are great examples of what we can do to become better leaders:
1. Giraffes stick their neck out.
They display their strengths, expose their vulnerabilities and take informed risks to survive and thrive. We should do the same when we are acting alone or as part of a team to demonstrate our own leadership capabilities. Continue reading