An ant colony had established itself in the sand trap at the
country club. Life was typically quiet and peaceful as the
ants went about their daily busy. However one afternoon the
tranquility was suddenly broken when a golf ball landed
smack dab in the middle of the main entrance to the colony’
s underground tunnels. The ants tried to move the ball, but to
no avail – it was simply too big and heavy.
Soon two men carrying clubs walked toward the ball and
soon one would be standing next to it waving a club. He
swing and missed the ball. Ant-filled sand was flying through
the air and when it landed hundreds of ants were dead. The
man took a small step forward and raised his club again. He
swung even harder than before, sending another flume into
the air. More ants were dead.
After a few more readjustment in where he stood, a few
more swings, and more dead ants, the ball remained
Finally, there were only two ants left. As the man got ready
for another swing, one ant turned to the other and said,
Click here to see the ant’s survival plan.
As Aesop established hundreds of years
ago with his timeless fables we remember
words best when we become engaged in a
story. Max has compiled an anecdotal
story collection designed to generate “ah-
ha” moments. Click here to see more.
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