Remember when you were a child and it was time to go to sleep? Chances are you did everything possible to avoid that dreaded moment called bedtime.
You’d take an extra long time putting on those fuzzy pajamas, spend 10 minutes brushing your teeth, then suddenly remember that you were thirsty and needed a glass of water. If all else failed and you were out of stalling tactics, there was always that last resort to delay the inevitable: run away and hide. Read more
There’s a small story I would like to share that illustrates a great lesson for all of us working in the world of business.
A little girl was watching her mother prepare a fish for dinner. Her mother cut the head and tail off the fish and then placed it into a baking pan. The little girl asked her mother why she cut the head and tail off the fish. Her mother thought for a while and then said, “I’ve always done it that way – that’s how grandma always did it.”
Not satisfied with the answer, the little girl went to visit her grandma to find out why she cut the head and tail off the fish before baking it. Grandma thought for a while and replied, “I don’t know. My mother always did it that way.” Read more