By Robert McNeish
Transcribed from a speech given by Angeles Arrrien at the 1991 Organizational Development Network.
The following animation is from the Coalition to Prevent the Destruction of Canada Geese (TM)
Lesson: People who share a common direction and sense of community can get where they are going quicker and easier because they are traveling on the thrust of another.
Lesson: If we have as much sense as the goose, we will stay in formation with those who are headed where we want to go (and be willing to accept their help as well as give ours to others.)
Lesson: It pays to take turns doing the hard tasks and sharing leadership--with people, as with geese, we are interdependent on each other.
Lesson: We need to make sure our honking from behind is encouraging, and not something else.
Lesson: If we have as much sense as geese, we too will stand by each other in difficult times as well as when we are strong.
Hankering to Honk! Click on the goose of your choice (Be patient, the sounds may take a while to load):