View Full Version : How's this for some Introspection!!!

November 20th, 2002, 01:22 AM
In the fall when you see geese heading south for the winter flying along in the "V" formation, you might be interested in knowing what science has discovered about why they fly that way. It has been learned that as each bird flaps its wings, it creates uplift for the bird immediately following. By flying in a "V" formation, the whole flock adds at least 71% greater flying range than if each bird flew on its own.

People who are part of a team and share a common direction get where they are going quicker and easier, because they are travelling on the trust of one another and lift each other up along the way.

************************************************** *********Whenever a goose falls out of formation, it suddenly feels the drag and resistance of trying to go through it alone and quickly gets back into formation to take advantage of the power of the flock.

If we have as much sense as a goose, we will stay in formation and share information with those who are headed the same way that we are going.

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When the lead goose gets tired, he rotates back in the wing and another goose takes over.

It pays to share leadership and take turns doing hard jobs.

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The geese honk from behind to encourage those up front to keep their speed.

Words of support and inspiration help energize those on the front line, helping them to keep pace in spite of the day-to-day pressures and fatigue. It is important that our honking be encouraging. Otherwise it's just - well honking!

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Finally, when a goose gets sick or is wounded by a gunshot and falls out, two geese fall out of the formation and follow the injured one down to help and protect him. They stay with him until he is either able to fly or until he is dead, and then they launch out with another
formation to catch up with their group.

When one of us is down, it's up to the others to stand by us in our time of trouble. If we have the sense of a goose, we will stand by each other when things get rough. We will stay in formation with those headed where we want to go.

The next time you see a formation of geese, remember...

IT IS A REWARD, A CHALLENGE AND A PRIVILEGE to be a contributing member of a TEAM

November 20th, 2002, 03:58 AM

Kya baat kahi hai. these gems of wisdom r too hard to ignore.

But the irony is that it takes us so much time to realize that a selfish person doesn't achieve much in life. Even if he is able to amass materialistic wealth (by hook or crook) he is still a LONELY person.


kapoor singh

November 20th, 2002, 04:24 AM
Thanks Vichitra.

November 20th, 2002, 05:42 AM
Hey Tina,

Great words of wisdom, I think I have to take this one to my fellow classmates as well :-)


November 20th, 2002, 09:49 AM
Vichitra, that was real good one. But I would like to add that most of us keep introspecting on reading such gr8 stuff but almost nobody does it practically..

I may be wrong or I may be right. Thats for u to decide. wat da ya say..?

November 20th, 2002, 10:30 AM
Nice conclusions to follow but I am afraid even a mereage percnetage would ever apply it in actual lives!!!

anyway gr8 work...kudos to you...vichitra/tina!!!

November 20th, 2002, 10:44 AM
hi vichitra
nice one yaar./..........
i hope everyone could apply this to themselves.....
anyway.........a nice attempt dear.........
great job done

November 20th, 2002, 12:25 PM
hey guys...
thanks a lot for liking it.....hope it helped in some way...