Guide Dog

Book Excerpt – Wise Leaders Value Intelligent Disobedience

Intelligent Disobedience does not imply that the authority figure is acting immorally, though that case certainly occurs. The individual with formal authority may simply be wrong for a variety of reasons. There are many other well- intentioned reasons that a person with authority may ask us to do something that […]

Book Excerpt – What is Intelligent Disobedience?

What exactly is Intelligent Disobedience? I had the same question when I first heard the term. These are two words that don’t usually fit together. We know what obedience is: following orders or rules or established ways of doing things. Obeying usually keeps life running smoothly. Disobedience is a contrary […]

Just Say No

This is the best article on the application of Intelligent Disobedience by guide dogs that I have encountered. Read it and see how many parallels you can draw between the teamwork exhibited by the dog and the blind person it is guiding, and excellent follower-leader partnerships: Sally and her German […]