Thorns may hurt you, men desert you, sunlight turn to fog;
but you’re never friendless ever, if you have a dog.
– Douglas Mallock
Northstar loves dogs.
Simply put, were dog people. Each and every one of us in the company have dogs. Northstar is a bring your dog to work kind of company.
Dogs provide balance.
The speed of business can be dizzying at times. Its healthy to have a companion to ease the stress, drink a lot of water, and get some exercise outside.
A Few Lessons From Our Dogs
Stop and Smell the Roses.
The daily push towards excellence offers great reward. Our dogs teach us to stop periodically and take it all it, to see where you are and where you came from. Appreciate what you have, and find the best path to the next vantage point.
Be Fearless & Make a Mess.
As a small company we’ve tried a lot of different aspects to see what works. We’ve cracked some eggs, burned a little cash in research and development, and made iterative changes that have left some “ideas” on the cutting room floor. All of this has been necessary because we learn from trying new things.