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7 CEOs who work like dogs

By: Morieka Johnson on June 5, 2012, 6:48 p.m.
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Leaders of the pack

While researching CEOs for his book, “From Wags to Riches: How Dogs Teach Us to Succeed in Business and Life,” Robert Vetere and co-author Valerie Andrews observed seven distinct canine traits. Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates falls into the “elegant but aloof” poodle category, while Steve Jobs of Apple was a classic husky known for independent thinking and dogged perseverance. Here are Vetere’s top dogs and the famous leaders who exemplify those traits. (Text: Morieka Johnson)