Attention is at a premium everywhere. You need to “earn” someone’s attention. Attempts to steal it from someone usually fails.
Mini Saga #66 – Attention
Jack was coming out of Bob’s office. He smilingly told John, “I stretched that five minute meeting to thirty minutes”. John smiled and walked into Bob’s office. Bob smiled and told John, “Come in John… That was a long meeting. Of course, I listened only to the first five minutes.”
1. A mini saga is a story told in exactly 50 words. Not 49 or 51 but exactly 50.
2. You can download a photographic manifesto of Mini Sagas at ChangeThis. Here is the link – Mini Sagas: Bite-sized Wisdom for Life and Business (PDF, 2.9MB).
3. For a complete list of Mini Sagas, please see the entire list here or at Squidoo.
4. Photo Credit: Robbert van der Steeg on Flickr