THE STORY OF THE
UNEMPLOYED
ENTREPRENEUR
An unemployed man applies for
the position of a janitor at
Microsoft.
He is interviewed by the HR Chief
and subjected to a battery
of employment tests.
The HR Chief tells him:
Congratulations, you got the job! Just give
me your e-mail address so that I can send
you an emplo...
The man is distraught…He has
no choice but to tell the HR Chief
that he has no computer and
therefore no e-mail.
The HR Chief tells him that, if he has no
e-mail address, he virtually does not
exist and therefore cannot hold a job.
The man leaves in a desperate mood.
He is down to his last $10 with no job in
sight. He sees a supermarket and decides
to ...
He starts out making door to door calls ,
selling those strawberries
by the pound. Within 2 hours, he
manages to double hi...
He comes to see that he can survive
this way. He starts every day earlier
and goes home later every day, tripling
or quadr...
Before long, he buys a wheel barrow so
he can buyand sell more
strawberries. After a while, he is
able to buy a truck and ...
He adds other produce items
to his deliveries.
5 years go by…
The man is now the owner of
one of the largest food chains
in the United States.
He starts thinking about the future for
him and his family and decides to buy some
life insurance. He calls an agent and
s...
The man tells him that he doesn’t have an e-
mail address! That is incredible, says the
agent. You have no e-mail but you ...
The man briefly thinks and then answers:
I WOULD BE A TOILET CLEANER AT
MICROSOFT!
Moral 1 of the story:
The internet does not solve all
the problems in our lives!
Moral 2 of the story:
When you have no e-mail
but work hard, you can
become a millionaire!
Moral 3 of the story:
You received this story by e-mail.
Therefore you are closer to cleaning
toilets than
to being a mill...
Nevertheless,
have a good day!
Don’t reply to this e-mail since
I will be busy buying
strawberries!!!
THE
END
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The story of the unemployed

  1. 1. THE STORY OF THE UNEMPLOYED ENTREPRENEUR
  2. 2. An unemployed man applies for the position of a janitor at Microsoft.
  3. 3. He is interviewed by the HR Chief and subjected to a battery of employment tests.
  4. 4. The HR Chief tells him: Congratulations, you got the job! Just give me your e-mail address so that I can send you an employment package and let you know when to start work.
  5. 5. The man is distraught…He has no choice but to tell the HR Chief that he has no computer and therefore no e-mail.
  6. 6. The HR Chief tells him that, if he has no e-mail address, he virtually does not exist and therefore cannot hold a job.
  7. 7. The man leaves in a desperate mood. He is down to his last $10 with no job in sight. He sees a supermarket and decides to buy a 10 lb box of strawberries.
  8. 8. He starts out making door to door calls , selling those strawberries by the pound. Within 2 hours, he manages to double his capital. He repeats the deal 3 times more and goes home with $60 in his pocket.
  9. 9. He comes to see that he can survive this way. He starts every day earlier and goes home later every day, tripling or quadrupling his money every day.
  10. 10. Before long, he buys a wheel barrow so he can buyand sell more strawberries. After a while, he is able to buy a truck and eventually becomes the owner of a fleet of delivery trucks with several employees working for him.
  11. 11. He adds other produce items to his deliveries. 5 years go by…
  12. 12. The man is now the owner of one of the largest food chains in the United States.
  13. 13. He starts thinking about the future for him and his family and decides to buy some life insurance. He calls an agent and selects a good policy. The agent asks him for his e-mail address to send him a confirmation of the policy.
  14. 14. The man tells him that he doesn’t have an e- mail address! That is incredible, says the agent. You have no e-mail but you built this large empire! Can you imagine where you would be if you had an e-mail address?
  15. 15. The man briefly thinks and then answers: I WOULD BE A TOILET CLEANER AT MICROSOFT!
  16. 16. Moral 1 of the story: The internet does not solve all the problems in our lives!
  17. 17. Moral 2 of the story: When you have no e-mail but work hard, you can become a millionaire!
  18. 18. Moral 3 of the story: You received this story by e-mail. Therefore you are closer to cleaning toilets than to being a millionaire!
  19. 19. Nevertheless, have a good day!
  20. 20. Don’t reply to this e-mail since I will be busy buying strawberries!!! THE END

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