A jobless man applied for the position of
‘office boy’ at a very big company.
The employer interviewed him, then a
test: clean the floor.
“You are hired.” – the employer said. ”Give
me your email address, and I’ll send you the
application to fill, as well as when you will
The man replied, “I don’t have a computer,
neither an email.”
“I’m sorry,” said the employer, “if you don’t
have an email that means you do not exist.
And who doesn’t exist, cannot have the
The man left with no hope. He didn’t know
what to do, with only $10 USD in his pocket.
He then decided to go to the supermarket,
bought a 10kg tomato crate, then sold the
tomatoes door to door. In less than two
hours, he succeeded and doubled his
He repeated the operation 3 times and
returned home with $60 USD. The man
realized that he could survive by this way,
and started to go everyday earlier, and
returned late. Thus, his money doubled or
tripled everyday. Shortly later, he bought a
cart, then a truck, and then he had his own
fleet of delivery vehicles.
Five years later, the man’s company was
one of the biggest food retailers. He started
to plan his family’s future, and decided to
have a life insurance.
He called an insurance broker and chose a
protection plan. When the conversation was
concluded, the broker asked him his email.
The man replied: “I don’t have an email.”
The broker replied curiously, “You don’t
have an email, and yet have succeeded to
build an empire. Do you imagine what you
could have done if you had an email?”
The man paused for a while, and replied:
“An office boy!”
Lookin back into our life and the things we've gone through, we would wonder where we would have been, they things we wouldn't know & what our lives would have been like if we where not;
kicked out, Hurt, Heartbroken, denied dat job, Denied that admission etc.
The pains have shaped our lives, molded our minds, grown our hearts,
Our denials have turn out to be d shift of our atention to something greater n better 4our lives...