Assessment precedes improvement

Once upon a time, in a zoo, a baby camel asked her
mother camel, “Why do I have a hump?”

The mother camel replied, “To store fat.”

“Why do I need to store fat?”

“Because the desert is hot and plants are scarce.”

“Why do I have long legs?”

“So that you can move and run easily on the desert

“Why are my eyelashes so long and why do my nostrils

“So that the desert sand do not get in your eyes and

The baby camel thought for a while and said, “So I
belong to the desert?”

The mother camel answered, “Yes.”

The baby camel asked, “Then what am I doing in this

The mother camel answered, “In a zoo also, life is good.”

The baby camel said, “Our place is in the desert. Let’s go
to the desert.”

Facing extremely improbable and almost impossible
circumstances, yet somehow, the mother camel and the baby
camel were successful in reaching the desert, and living an
improved life.

Excerpt from the book “Once Upon A Time: 100 Management Stories” by Rajen Jani

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