The 20% Rule

Its like the chains around an Elephant’s leg. The park officials tie the chain when the Elephant is first brought to the zoo. At first the elephant tries to break-free, but over time it gives up.

In time, the park officials merely wrap the shackles round a thick wooden peg instead of tying it tightly, because by now they have tamed the mighty Elephant’s mind, will and sense of freedom and seasoned it into believing that, he will never break free. Cruel, isn’t it?

Similarly, job seekers get trapped thinking the best they can do is get a 20% hike.

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The Rise of Incompetence

Stretching is the order of the day, and best is passé. People keep stretching more and more until their competence starts to become incompetence.  Its like pushing the boundaries so much that you fall off the edge, knowing that the world is flat, but if it is round, then you go back to where you started.

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