Be sure there is a problem in the first place before working very hard to solve one

One fine day, a bus driver went to the bus garage, started his bus, and drove off along the route. No problems for the first few stops – a few people got on, a few got off, and things went generally well. At the next stop, however, a big hulk of a guy got on. … Read moreBe sure there is a problem in the first place before working very hard to solve one

Bullshit might get you to the top, but it won’t keep you there.

A turkey was chatting with a bull. “I would love to be able to get to the top of that tree,” sighed the turkey, “but I haven’t got the energy.” “Well, why don’t you nibble on some of my droppings?”replied the bull. “They’re packed with nutrients.” The turkey pecked at a lump of dung and … Read moreBullshit might get you to the top, but it won’t keep you there.

To be sitting and doing nothing, you must be sitting very, very high up.

A crow was sitting on a tree, doing nothing all day. A small rabbit noticed the crow, and asked, “Can I sit like you and do nothing all day long?” The crow answered, “Sure, why not.” So, the rabbit sat on the ground below the crow, and rested. All of a sudden, a fox appeared, … Read moreTo be sitting and doing nothing, you must be sitting very, very high up.

The Horse Sense

Just up the road from my home is a field, with two horses in it. From a distance, each looks like every other horse. But if one stops the car, or is walking by, one will notice something quite amazing.   Looking into the eyes of one horse will disclose that he is blind. His … Read moreThe Horse Sense

Dear Dad

A father passing by his teenage daughter’s bedroom was astonished to see the bed was nicely made and everything was neat and tidy.   Then he saw an envelope propped up prominently on the centre of the pillow. It was addressed “Dad”. With the worst premonition, he opened the envelope and read the letter with … Read moreDear Dad