Our bull friends are savvy predictors of market trends, particularly economies on the rise! In this day and age, being economically savvy is a must have skill to make sure that you are making financially responsible decisions!
Think Sustainably and Ethically
The pink dolphin is a rare and precious species that can only be found in Hong Kong! Unfortunately, they are dying due to Hong Kong’s continuing expansion. The dolphin is therefore a symbol of ethical and sustainable thinking, reminding us to act responsibly, assess the impact of our ideas and reflect on the sustainability of our actions.
In the harsh environment of the desert, camels have adapted their bodies to store fat inside their humps in case of food scarcity. Utilising available resources like a camel means that you are able to analyse your surroundings and mobilise available resources to survive and thrive.
Learn through Experience
With lots of training effort and a generous amount of treats, dogs can learn incredible skills - just think of guide pups and bomb-sniffing dogs! Learning through experience is a valuable lifeskill for everybody as it enables you to learn and grow from your mistakes, meaning that you grow wiser with each experience!
Stay Motivated & Persevere
If you had a lifespan as long as the turtle, you would surely be an expert in motivation and perseverance as well! Just like in the famous tale of the race between the tortoise and hare, the tortoise secured its victory through patience and perseverance. Many entrepreneurs face trials and tribulations during their entrepreneurial journeys; and only those that possess motivation and perseverance can make it to the top!
As a predator, eagles soar through the sky at heights of 10,000 feet and use their acute eyesight to look over wide expanses of land in search of prey. Having a birds-eye view means that they can easily see the big picture and where they should strike for food! Being like an eagle means to be visionary and to be able to generate ideas that you know will have an impact based on the bigger picture.
Plan & Manage
From the queen bee, to the drones, to the worker bees - the hive is only able to function properly when each bee fulfills its responsibilities. Like a bee colony, entrepreneurs must bee able to manage their team, making sure that everyone is pulling their weight and knows what their responsibilities may bee.
In the ocean, an octopus uses its many arms to survive its dangerous environment by grasping at opportunities whenever it sees them. Thinking like an octopus and taking advantage of opportunities presented to you could be the key to opening doors that others may not see!
Work with Others
We are sure you have seen pictures of penguins as they huddle in large groups in order to survive the harsh weathers of their habitat. Just like penguins, people must work with each other in order for us to be able to learn from each other and succeed in bringing ideas to life!
Take the Initiative
Although lions are known as the king of the jungle, it is really the lioness that hunts and provides for the rest of the pride. Being like a lioness means taking the initiative to move things forward when you are working in a team, to do what you need to do and find out what you need to without being told. Entrepreneurs often are seen as taking initiative as they are the ones that turn their ideas into reality.
As pack animals, wolves operate under a set hierarchy during their activities, such as hunting, eating or guarding territory. The most important role in a wolf pack, like a team, is the leader - who must work to mobilise others to work so that the pack can continue to thrive even under stressful situations.
Did you know that monkeys around the world have learnt how to use tools to help them in their everyday lives? Thinking of creative solutions with the resources around them is something that we have grown to be unfamiliar with due to relying on advancing technology. It is important that we use our monkey brains to come up with innovative ideas and improve the lives around us.
Swimming with no brain or eyes, jellyfish are always coping with uncertainty and risk as they drift through the sea. Entrepreneurs also face ambiguity as they are often doings things that no one else has done before. Learning how to stay calm in the face of uncertainty will help you make decisions that are right for you!
Not only can cats land on their feet from a 2-story high jump, they also exhibit a number of traits reflecting their independence - from their hygiene habits to their predatory instincts. A cat has an in depth understanding of their physical abilities and survival instincts; similarly, entrepreneurs need to be clear about what their strengths and weaknesses are, so that they can find ways to improve where they need to.