Elegant parable about self-confidence
• Luxury parable of self-confidence
An entrepreneur to the ears in debt and could not see out of the situation. He had to creditors and vendors every day demanding payment.
He went to the park to escape, but a swarm of thoughts swirling in my head. The man lowered his head in his hands, mentally sorting options that can save the business from bankruptcy. Suddenly he appeared before him an old man.
- I see that you have something troubling, - he said. - Do not share?
The businessman told him about their problems, lack of money and the bank's refusal to give at least some credit for the promotion. The old man listened without interrupting, and then said:
- I think I can help you.
He asked the businessman's name, wrote out a check and put it into the surprised man's hand.
- Take the money. I'll meet you here in a year, and you can give them back to me.
No sooner had a man say a word, the old man disappeared into the crowd.
The businessman looked at the check. On it in the field for the amount of neatly displayed "$ 500,000" and below it was written the name - "John D. Rockefeller." John D. Rockefeller, one of the richest people in the world!
"I can do away with all the problems in an instant!" - he thought. Instead, the entrepreneur decided to put a check in the safe. Only one of its existence the thought gave him the strength to work out a way to keep your business. With the newly increased optimism he concluded bargains and extended payment terms. He was able to make some big sales. Within a few months he got out of debt, and again began to make money. And a year later he returned to the park with the most check.
At the time, tempted the old man appeared again. The man was ready to pay the check and tell about their success, when the nurse came running and grabbed the old man.
- I'm so glad I finally caught him! - she exclaimed. - I hope it does not bother you. He often runs away from home and telling people that he was John D. Rockefeller.
Businesswoman standing, stunned. Throughout the year, it cool and do business, buying and selling, in full confidence, that at any moment he half a million dollars can come to the rescue.
Suddenly, he realized that was not the money, real or imagined, turned his life. His new confidence gave him strength to achieve all that he now has.
Take the initiative in their hands. At the crucial moment, confidence plays a major role.