Tuesday, April 06, 2010

The Law of the Seed

Andrew Matthew is one of my favorite authors. I read one of his books "follow your hear" about 6 years ago and I loved it. The book is simple but full of wisdom. here is part of his book which comes handy for me right now.

Nature has something to teach us here. It's telling us: "Most seeds never grow. So if you really want to make something happen, you had better try more than once."

This might mean:

You'll attend twenty interviews to get one job.

You'll interview forty people to find one good employee.

You'll talk to fifty people to sell one house, car, vacuum cleaner, insurance policy, idea.

And you might meet a hundred acquaintances to find one special friend...

5 comments:

marjan said...

That's true.:)
I can rely on it.

Behi said...

"Most seeds never grow. So if you really want to make something happen, you had better try more than once."
I should look at this 3 times a day, every day! :)

ahmad said...

Hi
that is so interesting and
cute.

Take Care

Somi said...

Hi. It was really nice. after days of not reading any wise text, I enjoyed it. Thank you

Georg said...

Hallo Hiva,

That phrase "better try more than once" resumes it nicely. The only thing to avoid is becoming a hassle when trying to pound relentlessly on the same potential employer. On the other hand, his line of defense is "don't call us, we call you". You have to navigate between Scylla and Charybdis".

Georg