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Learn from the Chinese Bamboo - MANAGERS

Please don't question me on why I haven't been posting for months now, you already know me well and for the new ones please refer my 1st blog.
I am sure you find the title to be a weirdo, but trust me their is a lot to learn from the so called Chinese Bamboo, especially for managers.Have you ever heard of how the Chinese Bamboo grows ? I heard of it some days back, on a pleasant Sunday evening, my dad starts his lecture all of a sudden, nothing new to me though.Apparently this Chinese Bamboo takes 5years and 3months to grow 8 feet tall.
For 5years the growth is hardly 1inch but what it does is it lays a solid foundation below the ground like the London highways.In a span of ninety days (3months) the bamboo grows 8feet tall. What we ideally do is when we see nothing growing for 1-2-3 years, we pull it out and throw it away and that's exactly what managers do when they see some people not performing for a while.
In today's scenario managers look at immediate results a…