Management Lessons from Nature

  1. All Management Lessons Can Be Learned From Nature

    Lesson Number One
    A crow was sitting on a tree, doing nothing all day. A small rabbit saw
    the crow, and asked him, "Can I also sit like you and do nothing all day
    long?" The crow answered: "Sure, why not." So, the rabbit sat on the
    ground below the crow, and rested. All of a sudden, a fox appeared,
    jumped on the rabbit and ate it.

    Management Lesson:
    To be sitting and doing nothing, you must be sitting very high up.


    Lesson Number Two
    A turkey was chatting with a bull. "I would love to be able to get to
    the top of that tree," sighed the turkey, "but I haven't got the energy.
    "Well, why don't you nibble on some of my droppings?" replied the bull.
    They're packed with nutrients." The turkey pecked at a lump of dung and
    found that it actually gave him enough strength to reach the first
    branch of the tree. The next day, after eating some more dung, he
    reached the second branch. Finally after a fortnight, there he was
    proudly perched at the top of the tree. Soon the turkey was spotted by a
    farmer, who shot the turkey out of the tree.

    Management Lesson:
    ******** might get you to the top, but it won't keep you there.


    Lesson Number Three
    When the body was first made, all the parts wanted to be Boss. The brain
    said, "I should be Boss because I control the whole body's responses and
    functions." The feet said, "We should be Boss as we carry the brain
    about and get him to where he wants to go." The hands said, "We should
    be the boss because we do all the work and earn all the money." And so
    it wenton and on with the heart, the lungs and the eyes until finally
    the ******* spoke up. All the parts laughed at the idea of the *******
    being the Boss. So the ******* went on strike, blocked itself up and
    refused to work. Within a short time the eyes became crossed, the hands
    clenched, the feet twitched, the heart and lungs began to panic and the
    brain fevered. Eventually they all decided that the ******* should be
    the Boss, and so the motion was passed. All the other parts did all the
    work while the Boss just sat and passed out the ****!

    Management Lesson:
    You don't need brains to be a Boss - any ******* will do.


    Lesson Number 4:
    A little bird was flying south for the winter. It was so cold, the bird
    froze and fell to the ground in a large field. While it was lying there,
    a cow came by and dropped some dung on it. As the frozen bird lay there
    in the pile of cow dung, it began to realize how warm it was. The dung
    was actually thawing him out! He lay there all warm and happy and soon
    began to sing for joy. A passing cat heard the bird singing and came to
    investigate. Following the sound, the cat discovered the bird under the
    pile of cow dung and promptly dug him out and ate him!

    Management Lesson:
    1) Not everyone who drops **** on you is your enemy.
    2) Not everyone who gets you out of **** is your friend.
    3) And when you're in deep ****, keep your mouth shut.
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  3. by   aimeee
    Very funny! Thanks, Cindy!