This is one of my favorite stories that I use to keep my career and aspirations in perspective. I hope it helps you as well! Enjoy…
An American investment banker was on vacation at a small Mexican village. One morning, a long walk left the American at one of the coastal piers when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat was a Mexican gentleman and several large yellowfin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took to catch them.
The Mexican replied, “only a little while”. The American asked why didn’t the Mexican stay out longer and in turn catch more fish. The Mexican stated he had enough fish to support his family’s food needs and give some of the extra to friends. The American then asked, “but what do you do with the rest of your day?” Continue reading