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The Power of 10 Minutes


​ by Leasa Mayer

It is astounding what can happen if you do something for 10 minutes a day, every single day.Something that really matters to you. Something that is going to help you achieve your goals, change your life, and make a difference in the world.

Since it is almost impossible to believe that this is true, you may want to stop reading right now and just try it. If you want a bit more convincing, please read on.

Pick a "thing." Really, anything at all that you wish you were doing but you're not. Exercising? Pick that. Writing a weekly blog post? Pick that. Growing your own garden? Pick that.
​Learning new software
? Pick that.

Once you have selected your target activity, all you have to do is spend 10 minutes doing it
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every single day.  Keep track. Write it down on your calendar after you've done your daily 10. The magic in this approach is three fold:

Most of us can convince ourselves to do nearly anything (even exercise) if we only have to do it for 10 minutes. Set the timer. When 10 minutes is up, you're done.

Once we get started, sometimes we get into the flow, and pretty soon we've actually accomplished something noteworthy.

A daily practice becomes a habit. Once it's a habit, you can pick a new "thing" to incorporate into your life.

So go ahead, devote 10 minutes of yourself every day to doing something important and see what happens. What do you have to lose? It's only 10 minutes!

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37 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Bad


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As Inigo Montoya famously said, "Why do you keep using that word? I do not think it means what you think it means."
He's right: Using the right word matters, especially when you're trying to make a great impression. (And when are you not trying to make a great impression?)
To make sure that doesn't happen to you, I collected some of the most common incorrectly used words from other posts into one epic post. And then I received more suggestions from helpful readers, so here are some more to add to the list:
Alternate and alternative
Alternate means to do one thing after another, often repeatedly; think taking turns. Alternative means one thing or the other; think making a choice.
If you and I take turns rolling the dice, we're alternating. If you and I decide to play poker instead of craps, we're choosing an alternative way for me to lose all my money. (Because I definitely would.)
Amuse and bemuse
They sound similar, which is probably why I assumed bemused meant something was funny in a wry kind of way. Nope: bemused means confused, puzzled, or perplexed.
So while a troublemaking employee's behavior may rarely amuse you, it can definitely bemuse you...until you take steps to do something about it.
Can and may
When I asked a teacher, "Can I use the restroom," she would always answer, "Certainly you can...but right now you may not." Her point was that can means that something is possible, while may means something is allowed or permissible.
So you can help me...but you may not want to. And I may not like that, but it's probably my fault.
Chronic and severe
If you tell me your warehouse shipping orders late is a "chronic problem," that doesn't mean it's a major issue -- it just means missing ship dates has been a problem for a long time. Chronic means long lasting, frequently recurring, or difficult to eliminate. Chronic in no way implies an issue is severe or even particularly undesirable.
Use severe when you want to describe something that is dreadful, critical, or terrible. Use chronic when you want to describe something that keeps happening.
And use both when whatever keeps happening also results in huge problems.
Coincidence and irony
This one is a little tricky. According to Oxford Dictionaries, irony is "a state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects." A coincidence is "a remarkable concurrence of events without apparent causal connection."
A commonly used example of irony is the Titanic: supposedly unsinkable, it sank on its very first voyage. A coincidence would be me running into my high school girlfriend, who I haven't seen in over 30 years (yes, I'm old) three times in the same day. It would be ironic if I had just thought about how I am unlikely to ever see her again, and then did.
(Since she dumped me, another word that would describe that meeting is "painful.")
So use, "Wow, that's ironic," if you get a call from a prominent VC the day after you take out a bank loan to fund your startup, and say, "Wow, what a crazy coincidence," if, out of the blue, three VCs call you tomorrow to ask for a meeting.
i.e., a.k.a., and e.g.
First the definitions: i.e. stands for "that is" and is usually followed by further explanation; a.k.a. stands for "also known as" and is followed by an alias (or looser description); and e.g. stands for "for example" and is usually followed by a list of notable examples.
Many people find the use of those abbreviations to be somewhat pretentious, so feel free to skip them and just say what you mean. "Marcus Lemons, also known as 'The Profit,' overhauled that company's sales strategy, operations, distribution network, management team...in other words, he totally turned it around."
Illusion, allusion, and elusion
A magician is a master of illusion--her talent makes us wrongly perceive or interpret what we see. An illusion can also be a false belief, but it's often preceded by a negative, as in "I am under no illusions regarding how pedantic this post might seem."
An allusion is an indirect reference: "I alluded to how pedantic I am, but I never came right out and said it."
And elusion refers to escaping or avoiding: "Somehow I managed to elude seeming pedantic."
That means David Blaine is a master of illusion, Shakespeare was a master of allusion, and unfortunately I am not skilled at the elusion of appearing to be a pedant.
Loathe and loath
If you use either of these, it's probably loathe, if only because we've all been disgusted or repelled at some point. Of course we've all been unwilling or reluctant as well, but we probably didn't use loath to describe our feelings.
So if you loathe your father-in-law's chili, you should probably be loath to express that opinion...unless you're cool with being on the receiving end of a look of loathing from your spouse.
Many and plethora
I used to mess this one up all the time. I might say, "I have a plethora of projects to choose from," but since plethora means an excessive amount...clearly that's incorrect, since no one has too many projects to choose from.
So if you go to a networking event and the 70 business cards you collect won't fit in your pocket, 70 might in fact be a plethora...but if the 70 cards will fit in your briefcase, you just have a lot. (And you have a lot of potential connections to follow up with later.)
Momentary and momentarily
Momentary means something happens for a brief period time: "I had a momentary lapse of reason when I agreed to play poker with you."
Momentarily means something will happen in a brief period of time: "Mr. Baker just pulled in, so he will be able to see you momentarily."
And if I ran into that old girlfriend, our meeting would definitely be momentary.
Nauseous and nauseated
This one wins the "I never would have thought that" award. Nauseated means feeling sick; if your stomach is upset you feel nauseated. Nauseous means causing feelings of nausea; the smell of rancid meat is nauseous.
If you get this one wrong, don't feel bad: No health care professional has ever asked me if I felt nauseated. And I've never said I feel nauseated. (Until now.)
Past and pass
Past refers to events that have taken place earlier in time. Pass refers to an action, like movement or completion. You pass a test, although you might not be able to get past the fact you failed.
Where it gets tricky is when past is used as an adverb. Saying you walked past my office is correct, because "walked" is the verb. If you go by my office on the way to the lunch room then you passed it...unless of course you hurried past it.
So even though you might sometimes worry that time has passed you by, never forget that while you can't change your past, you can always change your future.
Peruse and browse
You can't spend a couple seconds perusing a menu and then make a snap decision. Peruse doesn't mean to skim or read casually; peruse means to examine carefully or at length.
If you're looking casually or leisurely or superficially, you're browsing. When you dive deep into the details and consider them thoughtfully, then you're perusing.
So make sure you always peruse a contract before you sign.
Regretful and Regrettable
Regretful means to feel or show regret; if I am rude to you, I definitely should feel regretful. Regrettable refers to an action or event that is unfortunate or undesirable.
If I'm sorry I hurt your feelings, I'm regretful. When I hurt your feelings, my actions were regrettable.
If you get confused, feel free to default to regret. "I regret saying the things I did" works, and so does "I regret treating you the way I did that day."
Sight, site, and cite
These are easy. A sight is something you see. A site is a place or location (granted that you can see, but a place nonetheless.) And when you cite, you quote someone or you list him or her as a source.
So seeing a new order in your inbox is a welcome sight, choosing a location for your business means you've found the perfect site, and referring to a passage from Outliers to support your own reasoning means you decided to cite Malcolm Gladwell as a source of inspiration.
Stationary and stationery
You write on stationery. You print business stationery, like letterhead and envelopes.

But that box of envelopes is only stationary if it's not moving--and even if it is, it's still stationery.
Then and than

Then refers in some way to time. "Let's close this deal, and then we'll celebrate!" Since the celebration comes after the sale, then is correct.
Then is also often used with if. Think in terms of if-then statements: "If we don't get to the office on time, then we won't be able to close the deal today."
Than involves a comparison. "Landing Customer A will result in higher revenue than landing Customer B" or "Our sales team is more committed to building customer relationships than the competition."
Or: Hopefully, you now know how to use a few more words correctly than you did.

How to Network When You're an Introvert


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In today's workplace environment, we use more technology than ever before.  As new businesses become more technology and information driven, the quieter an office becomes.  How do we set ourselves apart in a world full of successful and smart introverts?
We become great at networking.
The advice to reach out to others in order to improve the outlook of your business is well-known, but for those who are introverted, it's much easier said than done. Even if you feel that your strengths lie in being a player behind the scenes, you can still benefit from networking. Here's how to do it as painlessly as possible:

Network and make connections online

Connecting with people online before you meet them can be really helpful.  Connect with other event attendees on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and social media platforms before an event. Connecting prior to meeting allows for you to feel less alone when you arrive. Familiar faces, even if they belong to a stranger, can be really comforting.  You can also use this to find new events by connecting with people who are a part of or work at organizations that you belong to.
In my role as Assistant Director, Alumni Marketing and Communications at the Harvard Business School (HBS), we stay connected with alumni through four social media channels -- Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. -- Robert Bochnak, Harvard Business School

Talk about your accomplishments

This one is hard for introverts. By definition, introverts often stay in the shadows and seldom celebrate their achievements publicly. It's not a bad thing to let people know what you've done and what you've accomplished – and talking about these achievements can help you to make connections that you are able to help.

Discuss your goals and ideas

There's no need to prattle on about 100 different ideas that are floating through your head, but if you're looking for something to talk about when you meet someone in the industry, bring up an opinion that you have or an idea that is specific to your industry to jumpstart the conversation.  Ask the person what their goals are and take time to see if you know anyone that could help them. Sharing your connections is a great way to gain new strong connections.

Don't overthink it

When you go home, leave your interactions and networking attempts alone emotionally. No need to go over and over what you said, how the other person responded, or whether or not you were well received. Even if you feel like you made a few social blunders, don't dwell on it. Concentrate your energy on the positive things that came out of your networking attempt and let your mistakes inform your choices next time.

Maintain strong relationships

Every so often, you'll make a strong connection, and when that happens, it will help you with your networking to maintain that connection and create a solid relationship. This person may be likely to speak up on your behalf, introduce you to others, and make your networking easier. This goes both ways. Make sure to speak for your other connections and listen for opportunites for them as well.

Takes notes

It's important to remember the faces and names of the people you meet after attending a networking event. When someone hands you their card, look at the card and then at them.  When they walk away, type a small note into your phone or on a notepad so that you can remember them later.  After the event, send an email to them and let them know that you enjoyed meeting them.
Networking is dificult for anyone and for introverts, it can be painful. However, as you start to make connections, the benefit will soon outweigh the work. Do you have any additional tips? 
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The Maid and Pizza

A lady to her husband: Avoid giving too many clothes for laundry.

Husband: What happened?

Wife: The maid won't be coming for work for a couple of days.

Husband: Why?

Wife: She's going to see her granddaughter over to her daughters place over the holidays.

Husband: Alright, I'll keep that in mind.

Wife: Before I forget, how about we offer her a festive bonus? Rs. 500?

Husband: But why? Diwali is around the corner, why don't we just give her the money then?

Wife: Oh, no… She's a poor lady, works as a domestic help. She's going to see her daughter. With her meagre income, how would she be able to enjoy a good holiday? Poor thing!

Husband: There you go! Getting overly sentimental again!

Wife: Don't worry about the money; let's cancel our plan for pizza for dinner tonight. No point wasting money over eight slices of stale bread.

Husband: Great! So now we have to give up on our pizza night so the maid can get a bonus?!

Three days later, when the maid is back at work, the lady's husband asked her.

Husband: So, how was your holiday?

Maid: It was wonderful, sir. Didi had given me 500 as a festive bonus that added to the joy.

Husband: I heard you went over to your daughters place. Met your granddaughter?

Maid: Yes, sir. I had such a great time. We spent 500, all of it in just two days.

Husband: What did you buy with that money?

Maid: I bought my granddaughter a shirt for Rs. 150 and a doll for Rs. 40, sweets for my daughter and to offer at the temple for Rs. 50, each, spent Rs. 60 on the rent, bought my daughter bangles for Rs. 25, and a nice belt for my son in law for Rs. 50. We spent the rest of the money buying notebooks and stationery for my granddaughter.

Husband: All that for Rs. 500?
In a shocked state he started thinking and seeing pizza in his head.
Each piece of the pizza started buzzing in his head. He started comparing the pizza's price with the maid's festive expenses over her family.

He started imagining each piece of the pizza as different things she bought for her family like kids dress, sweets, rent, the bangles she bought, the belt she bought for her son in law, the books and pencil she bought.

He had only imagined the delicious part of the pizza, he had never thought of the other plain and dry part of it and today because of his maid he could understand the other part of the coin or the pizza. A simple 8 pieced pizza taught some reality of life.
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This incident made him realize the meaning of "Spending to live not live to spend".

HEALTH: Identify and Treat Poor Blood Circulation



Your blood does a fantastic job of transporting nutrients and oxygen to every part of your body, so if you have a problem with your circulatory system, it can create a knock-on effect that impacts upon your general health. Poor circulation usually stems from other health factors, but it is important that you are aware of warning signs that indicate a problem, as well as the steps you can take to improve the condition should you need to do so. This article will run through some common symptoms of poor circulation, as well some tips for treating it at home.
Circulation
Symptoms of Poor Circulation
1. Feelings of numbness
Most of us will have accidentally lay on one of our arms while sleeping at some point, and will be familiar with the numb feeling that tends to result. This sensation comes about because you have inadvertently limited your blood circulation. If you find that you often experience a similar sensation in your limbs without an obvious trigger, it could be a sign that your blood circulation is permanently restricted.
2. Loss of Appetite
If you don't feel hungry, despite having skipped a meal, it could indicate a circulatory problem. Your liver sends signals to your brain to tell it you're hungry, but it can only do this when it receives adequate blood flow. This symptom can also cause weight loss over time as you will eat less.
3. Cold Hands and Feet
Your blood flow is also responsible for ensuring your body stays at a healthy temperature, and rubbing cold hands together is a natural response we all use to try and encourage blood to flow more quickly. If your circulation is compromised, areas of the body with lots of nerve endings the hands and feet can feel unusually cold.
4. Skin Discoloring
Cyanosis is a condition characterized by a slight discoloration of the skin due to low oxygen levels just below the skin's surface. If you have poor circulation, you may see signs of cyanosis, and your fingers and toes may appear slightly bruised or red.
5. Varicose Veins
If your blood is not pumping as it should, pressure can build and cause veins to twist and swell. The resulting varicose veins tend to appear on the lower legs, and cause pain or itchiness. Varicose veins can be both a symptom and cause of poor circulation.
6. Brittle Nails and Hair Loss
Your nails and hair can provide some of the clearest signs that your blood is not distributing the required amount of nutrients around your body. Hair can become thin, dry and even start to fall out, whether you are male or female. Your nails will become weaker and more prone to breaking.
Hair Loss
7. Swelling and Leg Ulcers
In extreme cases, poor circulation can cause swelling in extremities. If your hands or feet begin to swell it could be a result of slow blood flow, which causes fluid to gather. Leg ulcers are sore inflamed parts of the skin characterized by a rash that refuses to go away. If you notice red patches or swelling gathering around your ankles or lower legs, you may have problems with circulation.
8. Exhaustion
Restricted blood flow means less oxygen and nutrients reach the muscles, so you will become fatigued much more easily. Lack of breath, sore muscles, and the inability to complete physical tasks that you should find easy, are all indicators of poor circulation.
9. A Tight Chest
Your heart might pump your blood around your body, but it also needs to be supplied with plenty of blood flow as well. If it isn't, then you may develop angina, characterized by feelings of tightness in the chest. If pain recurs in fits and spurts, it can be a common indicator of poor circulation.
Chest Pain
10. Poor Libido or Erectile Dysfunction
Poor circulation can cause associated problems with both the female and male libido because reproductive organs require a sizeable supply of blood in order to function properly. The obvious issue that can effect men is erectile dysfunction, while women may suffer from irregular menstrual cycles and a loss of energy in the bedroom.
11. Forgetfulness and Concentration Issues
The brain is another organ that needs to be fed a regular supply of oxygen, and it only gets the stocks it needs if your blood is flowing as it should. Poor circulation will affect your ability to focus and concentrate when going about your daily business, and can have a negative impact on both short term and long term memory.
12. Digestive Issues
If your blood flow slows down, it will have an impact on a number of bodily processes and digestion is one of them. This can reduce the frequency of bowel movements and even contribute to constipation.
What Should You Do If You Think You Have Poor Circulation?
If you are exhibiting many of the signs of poor circulation, you will want to know what to do next. Firstly, if you are concerned about your symptoms or they are causing you great pain and discomfort, it is extremely important that you book an appointment to see your doctor. Poor circulation can itself be a symptom of other conditions such as diabetes, peripheral artery disease, heart disease, obesity or blood clots, so you should get yourself checked out if you're concerned.
However, there are a number of lifestyle changes that can help you combat poor circulation if you are suffering from it, or stop it from developing before you experience any major symptoms. Here are some of the most recommended:
1. Keep Yourself Moving
It's the nature of the world we live in today that many of us spend a huge amount of time inactive and seated. But your circulatory system requires movement to function properly, and regular daily exercise (even just a short 30 minute walk every day) is the best way to keep your blood pumping quickly and ward off symptoms.
2. Don't Overdo Alcohol or Stimulants
Stimulants, coffee, energy drinks and diet pills, have an effect on your blood. If you take too much, too often, it can lead to poor circulation and bigger issues down the line. Coffee and tea have some health benefits and you don't need to cut them down altogether, but try to reduce to 2-3 cups a day. Avoid other stimulants altogether.
3. Relax and Unwind
Stress is not good for your heart, and can have a bigger impact upon your blood circulation than you might think. Take some time out to relax in a warm bath, run through some yoga exercises, meditate, or sit in a scented room lit by candles and read. Whatever relaxation tip works best for you is fit for purpose!
4. Apply Rosemary Oil
Tense cramped muscles can compromise blood flow and lead to problems associated with poor circulation. If you find yourself cramping up around the neck, shoulders, or legs, ask someone to massage rosemary essential oil mixed with olive oil into the problem area. Use 20-30 drops of rosemary oil for every 2oz of olive oil. Lavender essential oil can help too.
5. Combine Hot and Cold Showers
When you shower, try applying hot then cold water on to areas affected by poor circulation. The hot water causes blood to rush immediately to the problem region, while the cold water encourages it to speed to your organs. You may find it bracing, but it helps keep your circulatory system moving and your skin oxygenated.
6. Add Nuts and Seeds to Your Diet
Several different nuts and seeds contain goodness that can reduce inflammation and oxidative cell damage within your vessels and arteries, keeping your blood circulating freely. Walnuts and almonds are the two of the best nuts to use, and have plenty of other uses too.  A whole host of seeds can also benefit your circulation, including flaxseed, chia, pumpkin and pine. Sprinkle them on your salad or sandwich, or add to them to other dishes.
Nuts and Seeds
7. Pick the Perfect Posture
Bad spinal alignment is a recipe for poor circulation, but many of us have poor posture. Try to train your body so that it naturally holds good posture by engaging in good practices.
8. Create the Perfect Salad
Veggies are fantastic for your heart and circulatory function, and if you use the right combination in your salad, they can help boost your defences against poor circulation. Try to keep things varied. Mix dark leafy greens such as kale or spinach with bell peppers, celery/cucumber, onions and olives. Get your crunch from the already discussed nuts and seeds rather than croutons. Finally, garnish with parsley, one of the best herbs for healthy circulation.
9. Root Out the Problem
Garlic, onion and ginger are all root vegetables that should form a part of everyone's diet. They have so many benefits, including the stimulation of the circulatory system. All three are excellent anti-inflammatories and can help you in so many ways!
Roots
10. Switch to Green Tea
Green tea is wonderfully healthy, and provides many of the benefits of stimulants without the associated problems. It will provide you with plenty of energy and goodness, without any adverse effects on your blood circulation.
Or more specifically, check out your shoes. It might sound unly, but a good pair of shoes can really reduce the impact walking has on your body. If yours are too tight or the wrong shape, it could be time to change them for the good of your circulation. 
Many spices can help improve circulation, but cayenne pepper is considered to be one of the best. It also boosts metabolism and clears your sinuses, so you have plenty of reasons to add some heat to your favorite dish!

Price of Things and Value of Things

Life should be simple.
Focus on one thing at a time. You don't have to do everything, and you don't need to do something in every second of your life. Breathe, be present, and do your best, it's the most anyone, including yourself, could ever hope for.

Educate yourself to be happy, not to be rich.
There is a big difference between knowing the price of things, and knowing the value of things. In the end, you will come to realize that the best days are the days when you don't need anything special to make you smile.

​Humor: Some New Words




Errorist : 
Someone who repeatedly makes mistakes.


Dudevorce :
When two male best friends officially end their friendship 
over a lame disagreement, usually concerning a girl.


Nonversation : 
A completely worthless conversation, wherein nothing is illuminated, 
explained or otherwise elaborated upon. 


Destinesia : 
When you get to where you were intending to go, you forget why you 
were going there in the first place. Not to be confused with being stoned.


Unkeyboardinated : 
Lacking physical or mental keyboard coordination; 
unable to type without repeatedly making mistakes.


Cellfish : 
Those who continue to talk on their cell phone, 
oblivious to the effect on others around them.


Textpectation : 
The anticipation one feels when waiting for a response to a text message.


Carcolepsy :
The inability to stay awake and alert when in a car, or any other thing that moves,
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Story: How Changing Passwords Changed My Life

Coming up with a new code doesn't seem like a big deal, unless you work at my company, where we have to change it monthly, using at least one uppercase character, one lower case character, one symbol and one number.

Oh and the password can't be fewer than eight characters.

And I can't use any of the same passwords I've used in the past three months.

Suddenly I was furious, what didn't make it any better was that I was deeply depressed after my recent divorce.

Disbelief over what she had done to me was what I thought all day.

That didn't mean anything to the empty field with the pulsating cursor, waiting for me to type a password that I have to reenter many times – for the next 30 days.

I remembered a tip I'd heard from my former boss . He'd said " I'm going to use a password that is going to change my life"

I couldn't focus on getting things done in my current mood.

There was clear indication that I needed to regain control over my life, but I couldn't heed them.

My password became the indicator. My password reminded me that I shouldn't let myself be a victim of my recent breakup and that I was strong enough to do something about it.

I made my password – Forgive@her ,

I had to type this password several times every day each time my computer would lock.

Each time I came back from lunch I wrote forgive her.

The simple action changed the way I looked at my ex-wife.

That constant reminder of reconciliation led me to accept the way things happened and helped me deal with my depression.

As one month wore on, I felt a slow healing began to take place.

By the time the server prompted me to change my password following month, I felt free.

The next time I had to change my password I thought about the next thing that I had to get done.

My password became Quit@smoking4ever .

It motivated me to follow my goal and I was able to quit smoking.

One month later, my password became


Save4trip@thiland,

and in three months I was able to visit Thailand.

Seeing how reminders helped me materialize my goals kept me motivated and excited

While its sometimes difficult to come up with your next goal, keeping at it brings great results.

After a few months my password was Save4@ring !!!

Life is going to change again !!!


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Story: The 18th Camel



There was a father who left seventeen camels as an asset for his three dependents. When the father passed away, his family opened up the Will.

 

The Will of the father stated that the eldest son should get 1/2 (half)

of the total number of camels while his daughter should be given 1/3rd (one-third) and his widow should be given 1/9th (one-ninth) of the total number of camels.

 

As it was not possible to divide seventeen into two or seventeen by

three or seventeen by nine, the three started to fight with each other.

So they decided to consult their village elder, a wise old man and close

family friend.

 

The wise man read the Will patiently. After giving due thought, the wise

brought one camel of his own and added the same to the seventeen

camels. That increased the total to eighteen camels.


Now, he started reading the deceased father's Will.

Half of 18 = 9, so he gave the eldest son 9 camels; 1/3rd of 18 = 6, so

he gave the daughter 6 camels; and 1/9th of 18 = 2, so he gave the

widowed mother 2 camels.


Now add this up: 9 plus 6 plus 2 is 17 and this leaves one camel, which

the wise man took back!


Moral: The attitude of negotiation and problem solving is to find the

18th camel i.e. the common ground.


Once a person is able to find this 18th camel, the issue is resolved.

At times it may be difficult to reach a solution, but the first step is

to believe that there is a solution.  If we think that there is no

solution, we won't be able to reach an amicable conclusion!

 

   
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