Taman Sri Nibong RA Log

Be Smart and Observant at Work

Chuan and Jing joined a wholesale company together just after graduation. Both worked very hard.

After several years, the boss promoted Jing to sales executive but Chuan remained a sales rep. One day, Chuan could not take it anymore, tender his resignation to the boss and complained the boss did not value hard working staff, but only promoted those who flattered him.

The boss knew that Chuan worked very hard for the years, but in order to help Chuan realise the difference between him and Jing, the boss asked Chuan to do the following. “Go and find out anyone selling water melon in the market.”  Chuan returned and said “Yes.’ The boss asked how much per kg.  Chuan went back to the market to ask and returned to inform the boss it’s $12 per kg.

Boss told Chuan, “I will ask Jing the same question.” Jing went, returned and said, boss, “Only one person was selling water melonS. $12 per kg, $100 for 10 kg – he has inventory of 340 melons. On the table are 58 melons, every melon weighs about 15 kg, bought from the South two days ago. They are fresh and red and of good quality.”

Chuan was very impressed and realised the difference between himself and Jing. He decided not to resign but to learn from Jing.

My dear friends, a more successful person is more observant, thinks more and understands in depth. For the same matter, a more successful person sees several years ahead, while we see only tomorrow. The difference between a year and a day is 365 times.

Think! How far have you seen ahead in your. lifE? How thoughtful in depth are you?  – Pravsworld

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