We human beings tend to be plagued with self-doubt and a lack of self-confidence and fears of every imaginable thing. Most of the time our fears are unfounded
Once there was a little boy who wanted his dad to teach him how to play catch. One sunny day the little boy's father was sitting on the couch, drinking a beer, while watching a baseball game.
Once there was a boy who lived in a big house on a hill. He loved dogs and horses, sports cars and music. He climbed trees and went swimming, played football and admired pretty girls. Except for having to pick up after himself, he had a nice life.
One day a father took his son and rich family to a trip to the country with the firm purpose to show his son how poor people can be. They spent a day and a night in the farm of a very poor family.
One day this expert was speaking to a group of business students and, to drive home a point, used an illustration I'm sure those students will never forget.
A man hired a carpenter to help him restore an old farmhouse. The carpenter had a rough first day on the job. First, a flat tire made him lose an hour of work, then his electric saw quit.
Once upon a time, there was a king who never wore shoes. He was forever bruising and scraping his royal feet. One day, completely exasperated with this problem,
Let me tell you a story of two people I worked with ten years ago. Both of these individuals were the same age, and approximate intelligence. Both wanted to progress in their careers.
Two traveling angels stopped to spend the night in the home of a wealthy family. The family was rude and refused to let the angels stay in the mansion's guest room.