What do cowgirls have in common with leaders in corporate? Lots. Dr. Mary Temple Grandin is a leader in livestock behavior and management. She teaches that when livestock management is done well happy cows produce significantly more. Cowgirl leadership spikes productivity.
It takes special leadership to effectively work with creatures that don’t talk back. How does this carry-over to the workplace? Successful leaders understand non-verbal communication can be louder than words. They also know that happy employees are much more productive. Companies with women leaders often have better financial performance, social responsibility and fewer layoffs. Cowgirl leadership spikes productivity.