Two camels (a mother and a baby) were lazing around, when suddenly baby camel said:-
Baby: “mother, mother, can I ask you some question?”
Mother: “sure! Why son, is there something bothering you?”
Baby: “why do camels have humps?”
Mother: “well son, we are desert animals, we need the humps to store water and we are known to survive without water.”
Baby: “okay, then why are our legs long and our feet rounded.”
“Son, obviously they are meant for walking in the desert. You know with these legs I can move around the desert better than anyone”, said the mother proudly.
Baby: “okay, said baby camel. “then why are our eye lashes long? Sometimes it is bothering my sight.” said baby camel.
Mother: “my son, those long thick eye lashes are your protective cover. They help to protect your eyes from the desert sand and wind.” Said mother camel with eyes brimming with pride.
Baby: “I see. So the hump is to store water when we are in the desert, the legs are for walking through the desert and these eye
lashes protects my eyes from the desert. Then what the hell are we doing here in a zoo???
Moral: Skills, Knowledge, Abilities and Experience are only useful if the management gives opportunity!!
Corporate Lessons – Part 2 – Management Stories
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