According to the Discovery channel, great white sharks “chomp on seals” typically below the surface of the water. A rare exception occurs in South Africa. In this geographic area, competition for food is tight. Because of this, South African great whites actually leap out of the water to snatch their prey.The lessons in this fun fact are inspiring. (Or horrifying, if sympathies lie with the seal.) Either way, there’s something impressive about going above and beyond to beat the competition. Today, we’re on Team Shark and would like to take a moment to appreciate one of the most fearsome and misunderstood predators of the sea. What can sharks teach us about career development? Plenty.
sharks strong workers are passed over for a promotion or denied a well-earned raise, they don’t trudge sadly back their desks. They get another job. They set the terms, they express their expectations clearly, and if those expectations aren’t met, they make other plans.