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Learn From The Chinese Bamboo


wealthymattersMy wife and I have built a new home with a lovely garden which houses lovely bamboo trees. I got reading on the Chinese bamboo and learned that the tree takes 5 years, 3 months to grow to its whole height of 80 feet. Yet, for the first 5 years, you only see a tiny green shoot, but in the next 90 days, it grows into a full-fledged tree. But in those first 60 months, it is growing its strong network of roots underground, to support the tree. In an era of instant gratification, we settle for shorter trees, but remember patience has its reward. These are your years of growing that strong network of roots but be sure when you finally achieve your success, people will call it “overnight success”. If only they knew of the Chinese bamboo!-Rahul Dravid

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About Keerthika Singaravel
Engineer,Investor,Businessperson

One Response to Learn From The Chinese Bamboo

  1. Alex Jones says:

    My oak saplings are similar teachers, growing slowly.

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