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Two Minutes Management tip
Lesson One.
An eagle was sitting on a tree resting, doing nothing.
A small rabbit saw the eagle and asked him, “Can I also sit like you and do nothing?”
The eagle answered: “Sure, why not.”
So, the rabbit sat on the ground below the eagle and rested. All of a sudden, a fox appeared, jumped on the rabbit, and ate it.
Management Lesson – To be sitting doing nothing, you must be sitting very, very high up.
Lesson 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 it actually gave him enough strength to reach the lowest branch of the tree. The next day, after eating some more dung, he reached the second branch. Finally after a fourth night, the turkey was proudly perched at the top of the tree.
He was promptly spotted by a farmer, who shot him out of the tree.
Management Lesson – Bullshit might get you to the top, but it won’t keep you there.
Lesson Three.
A little bird was flying south for the winter. It was so cold; the bird froze and fell to the ground into a large field.
While he was lying there, a cow came by and dropped some dung on him. As the frozen bird lay there in the pile of cow dung, he began to realise how warm he 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 Lessons – (1) Not everyone who shits on you is your enemy. (2) Not everyone who gets you out of shit is your friend. (3) And when you’re in deep shit, it’s best to keep your mouth shut!
This ends your Two (2)-Minutes Management Course.

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Ideal team player

Teamwork
Hi Anilkumar,
When it comes to hiring the right people, probably no manager can claim to have a perfect record. Mistakes happen all the time. But you can substantially increase your odds of success by looking beyond a candidate’s resume.
According to author Patrick Lencioni, a candidate’s skills, experience and accomplishments tell just part of the story. Equally important is whether he is “humble, hungry” and “people smart.”
In his popular 2016 book, The Ideal Team Player , Lencioni explains why an individual’s ability to function in a collaborative setting is as important as anything on his resume.
“Too often, leaders know that an employee really doesn’t belong and would be better elsewhere, and they fail to act because they lack courage,” Lencioni writes. “Many leaders who value teamwork … reluctantly hire self-centered people and then justify it simply because those people have desired skills.”