The Monkey and the Maize - An Allegorical Tale of Developing Leadership Skills in Business and in Life
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
The Monkey and the Maize is an allegorical tale that teaches core lifetime and business management principles through the life story of a monkey named Pete. As a young monkey growing up on the safe side of The Hedge, Pete longs for adventure, fame, and fortune, eventually leaving the security of his home to explore new horizons. Along the way, Pete becomes a husband, a father, and a business leader. New communities, characters and experiences present opportunities to learn management and life skills. Pete eventually reaches The City and is tasked with managing the critical shortage ofThe City’s primary resource. Pete is sent on a risky journey to find more resources and uncovers impending catastrophe heading toward his home community and The City. All of Pete’s leadership skills are tested as he races to save his family, his community, and even his foes from certain destruction.
The Monkey and the Maize is a fictional story with core messages about leadership, management, community and integrity that span multiple life roles – from a young couple learning how to be good parents to a first-time manager learning how to lead to a corporate CEO who wants to continue to grow. The five roots of life – Faith, Family, Fellowship, Food [Work], and Forgiveness – are woven throughout this tale providing its firm foundation.