What do you do when you don't know what to do?
You don't have time to do anything else, learn anything new...
You can't tell anyone what's going on because if anyone found out that you're not on top of everything then they would either:
a) Call you a failure
b) Tell everyone else you're a failure, and
c) Then when everyone found out you'd be laughed at and most likely fired.
You'd also end up homeless, friendless, your family would disown you and you'd have to live in a shoe (line from a childhood story).
And on top of that you think you know what you could do, but what if you were wrong?!
“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
expecting a different result"
- Albert Einstein
Have you heard the story about the donkey that fell in a hole?
There was once a farmer who loved this donkey so much and was deeply saddened to find out that he was trapped at the bottom of an old disused well.
For 2 days he did everything he could think of to get the donkey out but nothing worked and no one in the village could help either.
With every day that passed the donkey got more and more distressed, on the third day with much sadness and regret the farmer decided it would be kinder to bury the donkey.
He grabbed his shovel and began the job of filling in the hole with his friends from the village.
The donkey having no idea what was going on shook off each shovel full of earth that fell on him and took a step up, after a few hours the hole began to fill and the donkey found himself getting closer to the light.
After several hours the farmer looked in and was amazing to see what the donkey had been doing.
In fact it only took another hour for the donkey to be able to step out of the top and trott away safe and well.
The people from the village where delighted and the moral of the story; life will throw dirt on you, the trick is to shake it off and to step up.
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