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New concept of the story hare and the tortoise

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  • 1. The Rabbit and the Tortoise• Once upon a time a tortoise anda rabbit had an argument aboutwho was faster?• They decided to settle theargument with a race.• They agreed on a route andstarted off the race.Lecturer at Department of English Language & LiteratureUniversity of the Punjab , Lahore Pakistan
  • 2. •The rabbit dashed almost out ofsight at once.•But soon stopped.•To show his contempt fortortoise.•Lay down to have a nap.
  • 3. •The tortoise plodding onovertook him and soon finishedthe race.•Emerging as the undisputedchamp.
  • 4. •The rabbit woke up and realizedthat he’d lost the race.The moral of the story is:Slow and steady wins the race.
  • 5. •This is the version of the storythat we’ve all grown up with.•But then recently, someone toldme a more interesting version ofthis story.•It continues…….
  • 6. •The Rabbit was disappointed atlosing the race.•And he did some DefectPrevention.•He realized that he’d lost therace only because:• He had been overconfident,careless and lax.
  • 7. •If he had not taken things forgranted, there’s no way thetortoise could have beaten him.•So he challenged the tortoise toanother race.•The tortoise agreed.
  • 8. •This time the Rabbit went allout and ran without stoppingfrom start to finish.•He won by several miles.
  • 9. •The moral of the story:Fast and consistent will alwaysBeatThe slow and steady.
  • 10. But the story doesn’t end here:The tortoise thought for a whileand then challenged the Rabbit toanother race,but on a slightly different route.
  • 11. •The rabbit agreed, They startedoff.•In keeping with his self-madecommitment to be consistentlyfast.•The rabbit took off and ran attop speed.•Until he came to a broad river.
  • 12. •The finishing line was a coupleof kilometers on the other side ofthe river.
  • 13. •The rabbit sat there wonderingwhat to do?•In the meantime the tortoisetraveled along.•Get into the river.•Swam to the opposite back,continued walking and finishingthe race.
  • 14. •The moral of the story:First identify your corecompetencyAnd thenChange the playing field to suityour core competency
  • 15. •The story still hasn’t ended.
  • 16. •The rabbit and the tortoise, bythis time, had become prettygood friends.•And they did somethingtogether.•They decided to do the last raceagain.•But to run as TEAM this time.
  • 17. •They started off, and this timethe rabbit carried the tortoise tillthe river bank.•Then the tortoise took over andswam across with the rabbit onhis back.
  • 18. •They reached the finishing linetogether.•They felt a greater sense ofsatisfaction then they’d feltearlier.
  • 19. •The moral of the story is:“When we stop competingagainst a rival and instead thatcompeting against the situationwe perform far better.”
  • 20. •To sum up, the story of therabbit and the tortoise teachesus many things:
  • 21. Fast and consistent will always beat slow andsteadyWORK TO YOUR COMPETENCIESPooling resources and working as a team willalways beat individual performanceNEVER GIVE UP WHEN FACEDWITH FAILURE