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PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:21 pm    Post subject: Don't be too busy... Interesting read...
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Once upon a time a very strong woodcutter asked for a job in a timber merchant, and he got it. His salary was really good and so were the working conditions. For that reason, the woodcutter was determined to do his best.

His boss gave him an axe and showed him the area where he was supposed to fell the trees.

The first day, the wood cutter brought 15 trees.

"Congratulations," the boss said, "Carry on with your work!"

Highly motivated by the words of his boss, the wood cutter tried harder the next day, but only could bring 10 trees. The third day he tried to bring 7 trees. Day after day he was bringing less and less trees.

"I must be losing my strength", the woodcutter thought. He went to the boss and apologized, saying that he could not understand what was going on.

"When was the last time you sharpened your axe?" the boss asked.

"Sharpen? I had no time to sharpen my axe. I have been very busy trying to cut trees..."

Most of us NEVER update our skills. We think that whatever we have learned is very much enough. But good is not good when better is expected. Sharpening our skills from time to time is the key to success.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 9:38 am    Post subject: Reply to: Don't be too busy... Interesting read...
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Nice but very old !
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Nice but very old !


maybe that is why rookies don't seem to understand that you have to constantly expand your skill set.
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Mercy Big B Mercy -- it's fun Stuff section... icon_biggrin.gif
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2009 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Don't be too busy... Interesting read...
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@dbzTHEdinosauer - LOL... icon_biggrin.gif

@Anuj - Please consider this topic in General Talk... icon_wink.gif icon_smile.gif
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