A foreman was driving his crew home from the job. Just as he approached a stretch of road that curved around a steep hill, an oncoming car came careening around the curve and almost swerved into him. As the car went past, the woman driving it yelled out her window, "Pig!"
Shocked and insulted - he wasn't the one driving selfishly - the foreman yelled back, "Cow!"
As he drove around the curve, he turned to his crew and boasted, "I guess I told her!" Then suddenly, he was swerving to avoid a large pig standing in the center of the road.
The lesson? When the road ahead isn't clear, don't mistake a warning for an insult.
From: Leadership...with a human touch, October 16, 2001, Page 15
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