Diversity, a strength to survive

One for all and all for one

One for all and all for one

As a way of demonstrating what it’s about, I thought we would share the heart-warming tale of the porcupine and its survival this warm Saturday evening.

It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold. The porcupines, realizing the situation, decided to group together. This way they covered and protected themselves; but the quills of each one wounded their closest companions even though they gave off heat to each other.

After a while, they decided to distance themselves one from the other and they began to die, alone and frozen. So they had to make a choice: either accept the quills of their companions or disappear from the Earth.

Wisely, they decided to go back to being together. This way they learned to live with the little wounds that were caused by the close relationship with their companion, but the most important part of it, was the heat that came from the others.
This way they were able to survive.

Moral of the story:
The best relationship is not the one that brings together perfect people, but the best is when each individual learns to live with the imperfections of others and can admire the other person’s good qualities. We thrive in our diversity and it’s in the differences that we are the most complete.

The Moral of the story……….LEARN TO LOVE THE IMPERFECTIONS IN YOUR LIFE!

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About Tebogo G Molapisane

Tebogo Molapisane is a serial entrepreneur with interests in private equity, consulting, business process outsourcing (BPO), human capital management and social justice. He is a Director at Kezia Consulting Group and directly runs the BPO division of the business, Founder and Chairman of Spirit Dominion Foundation, an Advisory Board member at BLDE Consulting PTY and Executive Director at Iridium Private Equity. He is former CEO and Board Director of Business Processing Enabling South Africa (BPESA). Tebogo has experience in Financial Services having spent 15 years in 3 of the big 4 players in South African banking industry as well as one of the largest insurers. He chooses the method of executive coaching to co-create and implement within the teams he leads. A graduate of the University of Cape Town, Tebogo further studied with Gordon Institute of Business Science as well as Rotterdam School of Business, The Netherlands.

One response to “Diversity, a strength to survive”

  1. SpiritDee says :

    Reblogged this on It's not just words and commented:
    Very interesting read…

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