Leadership is like training a puppy Leadership is like raising a child too Leadership is simple. It’s like training a puppy: Be clear and consistent and don’t reward poor behavior. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. We know this too. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.