Word of the Day:The Beauty of Patience.
There was a salesman who was honest, polite and hard working. He got employed and was given a list of people whom he had to approach and sell products to. He realized that the list was full of local laundry owners, which scared him and thought he won’t be able to achieve the desired target. He just accepted the challenge as he had no other option. The next day he approached the laundry owners and within a few days most of them had purchased his products but in credit and everyone promised to pay him within 10 days. He was excited as he knew that his job was almost done.
After 10 days, he started visiting the laundry owner’s place to collect money. Upon visiting half of them he realized that he had not collected a cent. He was frustrated and demoralized. He explained everything to his manager, including a behavior he noted amongst the laundry owners, they used to look at the sky before asking him to come the next day. He never realized that they had to wash clothes, dry them off and iron them before handing them off to the customers to get money. A whole month passed as he kept visiting.
On a bright sunny Monday morning he visited the laundry owners once again and amazingly collected the payments from almost 50% of the owners. The next day he worked hard and by the end of the day he had completed of his target. He was very happy and so was his manager. By the end of the month, he went on to become a ‘star performer’ and was confirmed for a permanent position by the management. It was his patience and endurance that kept him going and ultimately helped him achieve.
“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”