Life Lesson: The Turkey and The Bull

Here is an excerpt from John Maxwell’s Self Improvement 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know

 

A turkey was chatting with a bull. “I would love to be able to get to the top of that tree,” sighed the turkey, ” but I haven’t got the energy.”

“Well,” replied the bull, “why don’t you nibble on some of my droppings? They are packed with nutrients.”

The turkey pecked at a lump of dung and found that it actually gave him the strength to get to the lowest branch of the tree. The next day, after eating some more dung, he reached the second branch.  Finally, after the fourth night, he was proudly perched at the top of the tree. But he was promptly spotted by a hunter, who shot him down out of the tree.

The moral of the story: BS might get you to the top, but it won’t keep you there!

HAVE A GREAT DAY!

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About Me: My name is Ana Tocco. I am a recent graduate of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. I graduated with a B.S. in Kinesiology and walked on to the Womens' Rowing team where I dedicated three years to my athletic career. We were a successful crew winning A-10 Championship, Dad Vail Regatta, and US Rowing Collegiate Championship races. Before college, I played soccer and basketball and I still have the passion of team sports. I completed my internships at BNS Sports Science in Salem, MA and Athletic Evolution in Woburn ,MA. I was a Personal Trainer at FitCorp and currently am a Strength Coach/ Personal Trainer at Boyle's Strength and Conditioning Facility. I am RKC(Russian Kettlebell Challenge) Certified, a Functional Movement Specialist (FMS), and have my NSCAA Level IV Soccer Coaching Diploma and am a goalkeeper coach for Arlington High, Arlington, MA. If you are interested in working together to meet your fitness goals contact me at toccoana@gmail.com. My specialties include: Kettlebell Training, Strength and Conditioning, Functional Training, Circuit Training, Weight Loss, and Muscular Endurance Training.
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