Teamwork - Good old lessons in teamwork from an age-old fable The Tortoise And The Hare Once upon a time a tortoise and a hare had an argument

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Unformatted text preview: Good old lessons in teamwork from an age-old fable The Tortoise And The Hare Once upon a time a tortoise and a hare had an argument about who was faster. I’m the fastest runner. That’s not true. The fastest runner is me! Ok, let’s have a race. Fine! They decided to settle the argument with a race. They agreed on a route and started off the race. The hare shot ahead and ran briskly for some time. Then seeing that he was far ahead of the tortoise, he thought he'd sit under a tree for some time and relax before continuing the race. Poor guy! Even if I take a nap, he could not catch up with me. He sat under the tree and soon fell asleep. The tortoise plodding on overtook him and soon finished the race, emerging as the undisputed champ. The hare woke up and realized that he'd lost the race. The moral of the story is that slow and steady wins the race . This is the version of the story that we've all grown up with. The story continues … The hare was disappointed at losing the race and he did some soul-searching. He realized that he'd lost the race only because he had been overconfident, careless and lax. If he had not taken things for granted, there's no way the tortoise could have beaten him. Why did I lose the race? Can we have another race?...
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course CHEM 3040 taught by Professor Reddy during the Spring '10 term at Taylor's.

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Teamwork - Good old lessons in teamwork from an age-old fable The Tortoise And The Hare Once upon a time a tortoise and a hare had an argument

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