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500 naira note

September 20, 2016
Dear Africans. 


Last night,  I got this article from a friend through whatsapp, and I want to share it with you my dearest. Pls use the share Buttons below to share to friends. 

Two important management lessons I learnt from a 500
Naira note.

1. It happened some time ago but . I was in an audience
listening to a motivational speaker. The speaker got out
his wallet & pulled out a 500 Naira note. Holding it up,
he asked, "Who wants this 500 naira note?"
Lots of hands went up. Including mine. A slow chorus
began to build as people began to shout "Me!" "Me!" I
began to wonder who the lucky one would be who the
speaker would choose. And I also secretly wondered
(and I am sure others did too ) why he would simply give
away 500 naira. Even as the shouts of "I want it" grew
louder, I noticed a young woman running down the aisle.
She ran up onto the stage, went up to the speaker, and
grabbed the five 500 naira note from his hand. "Well
done, young lady," said the speaker into the microphone.
The speaker simply say "Most of us just sit and wait for
good things to happen. That's of no use. You've got to
make things happen. Make a move" 'Simply thinking
about doing something is of no use and not gud enough'.
Our lives are like that. We all see opportunities
around us. We all want the good things. But the
problem is we don't take action. We all want the 500
naira notes on offer. But we don't make the move. We
look at it longingly. Get up, and do something about it.
Don't worry about what other people might think.
Take action.
2. later, the speaker got another 500 naira note and
held it up for all to see, I thought I knew what's up. But
he just asked a simple question. "How much is this
worth?" "Five Hundred naira!" the crowd yelled in
unison. "Right," said the speaker. He then took the note
and crumpled it into a ball and asked "How much is it
worth now?" "Five Hundred naira!" screamed the
audience.
 He then threw the note on the ground,
stamped all over it and picked up the note and asked
one more time: "And how much is it worth now?" "Five
Hundred naira!" was the response. "I want you to
remember this," said the speaker. "Just because someone
crumples it, or stamps on it, the value of the note does
not diminish. We should all be like the 500 naira note.
In our lives, there will be times when we feel crushed,
stamped over, beaten. But never let your self-worth
diminish.
Just because someone chooses to crush you,
that doesn't change your worth one bit!
Don't allow your self-worth to diminish because
someone says something nasty or does something dirty
to you."
Never let your self-worth diminish. Good day friends
and have a great day ahead.
Sweet isnt it? Pls share..

Love, 
Fifo. 


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