Most of us still remember the Tortoise and the Hare – a timeless childhood fable by Aesop which teaches us the benefit of setting and maintaining a steady pace to accomplish our goals.
As the story goes, the tortoise gets tired of listening to the hare bragging about how fast he could run and challenges the hare to race. The hare laughs at the tortoise first, but then gladly accepts the challenge thinking he would win. After starting off fast, the hare looks back to see that the tortoise is far behind him. His overconfidence gets the best of him, and he decides to rest under a tree and falls asleep. When he finally wakes up from his nap, he hears other animals cheering for the tortoise crossing the finish line. [Read more…] about Who wins in the end? The one with grit or gift?