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Success is a journey, not a destination- A moral Story


I wanna share an interesting story here.

Once upon a time a Washer man was bringing up two donkeys.

Let us say Donkey-A and Donkey-B.

Donkey-A felt it was very energetic and could do better than the other.
It always tried to pull the washer man’s attraction over it by taking more
load and walking fast in front of him.

Innocent Donkey-B is normal, so it will walk normal, irrespective of the
washer man’s presence. After a period of time, Washer man started
pressurising Donkey-B to be like Donkey-A. But Donkey-B unable to walk
fast, got continuous punishment from washer man. It was crying and told
personally to Donkey-A “Dear friend, only we two are here, why to compete
with each other….we can carry equal load at normal speed “.

That made Donkey-A all the more energetic and next day it told to
washer man that it can carry more load and even it can run fast also.

Obviously happier washer man looked at Donkey-B.., his BP raised and he
started kicking Donkey-B. Next day with a smile, Donkey-A carried more load
and started running fast. But it was breathtaking for Donkey-B and it
couldn’t act that way….But the washer man was frustrated, so he harassed
Donkey-B terribly, and finally it fell down hopelessly.

Then Donkey-A felt itself as a supremo and happily started carrying more
load with great speed. But now the Load of the Donkey-B was also being
carried by Donkey-A., and still it had to run fast. For some period it
did, finally due to fatigue it became tired and started feeling the pain.

But the washer man expected more from Donkey-A. It also tried it’s best, but
couldn’t cope up with his owner’s demand. The Washer man got angry with
Donkey-A also and started harassing it to take more load… Donkey-A was
crying for long time and then tried its best… But it couldn’t meet the
owner’s satisfaction. Finally the day came when due to frustration the
washer man killed Donkey-A and went for searching some other Donkeys.

Its an endless story……….

But the moral of the Story in Corporate life is……,

“Think all colleagues are same and that everyone is capable…. Always
Share the Load equally….. Don’t ever act smart in front of your Boss and
never try for getting over-credit…

Don’t feel happy when your colleague is under pressure.. ”

It doesn’t matter if u r A or B, for the Boss u shall be always DONKEY

And most importantly, Never Work Hard,Work Cleverly…..

This is a forwarded mail from my uncle Rev.Fr.George Kuzhikattu currently in Philippians which came in my mailbox today morning.While reading this I understood that it is a common thing that happens in this time everywhere. Regardless the place and age  every one try to act like Donkey A.Even the people having years of experience sometimes act like a kid for the wink of happiness.The story is exactly suits the current situations  and tells the true cases of people .So its indeed we need to grab the reality of life ….

"DIET" became a burden

Coca cola introduced Diet Coke for diet focusing people. This contains low sugar and mainly concentrate people having diabetics, athletes, people who concerned with calorie intake and people who require low sugar.

One of the advertisements of diet coke is shown below

The thing I wanna share with you is regarding this advertisement. I was surprised when I heard a reality that this advertisement is banned in Northern Ireland. Its really fantastic to have twist like this in the new era.

You know why this advertisement have been banned in Ireland?? This is because of the orthodox culture of Ireland where  girls will not do like this. In the advertisement some corporate girls look to normal workmen while they drink diet coke.The hidden seed is “Man Woman” matter.Ireland is such an orthodox country where corporate girls shouldn’t look at the work men like this. They are very narrow minded to accept this  eventhough it is an advertisement.

Kerala is also an orthodox state where there is big barrier in between girls and boys.But I don’t think that a problem like this has not araised there except some districts where the religious culture is deep rooted.Anyway according to my knowledge its quite intresting.

BECAUSE’S for not making a MILLION

1.    Oh my god I don’t have enough time

Normally we can hear this sentence from almost all people. ’I don’t have time.’. Once we will be able to schedule ourselves we have enough time to start or do effective things. People used to spend lots of time in front of TV. That is also ‘TIME’. If you are not able to find any time in your day to day life , keep a small diary at least for one week scribbling note on every work in hourly base. I am sure you can find out time to do fruitful things. Just think either the happiness just at a wink by the TV or the life long happiness through making MILLION  is important.

2.    No money in my hand

Most of the people say money is a big problem to start a business. But once we take the history of most of the entrepreneurs they have invested a small amount for their first venture. We have lots of business which need a small capital amount i.e. less than 1000 pound. The only thing we need is the thrust and the desire. If we have the urge to achieve something through a beneficial mode, start up cost can be reduced through hard work and commonsense.

3.    Its difficult to afford the drop in the salary

We are afraid of the salary and the job security every time. So people are not willing to leave the job and start a business. But if we have the confidence to win then why are you afraid of dizzy things like salary and savings. It all hinges upon the optimistic character and the confidence. We should be able to face the situations ahead with a cocksure mind and affirmative thoughts.

4.    I wanna build a good career rather than throwing away the same

People want to make a good career and they think that working in a multinational company is the way of making good career. They don’t want to risk themselves by taking a challenge. Its because of the lack of confidence. I do say that business is also a career and it may become a sparkling career than the job in an MNC. Take diversion to start business will give your career a sizable boost.

5.    No support from my partner.

Its very important to have support of the closest people to start a business. The partner regardless boy or girl, they will be doubtful about the future .Your duty is to convince them and figure out their doubts. You will be responsible to shed light on all the queries. Eventhough they are not ready to believe you have to be determined to make understand them that they are wrong. After all trials to make them understand if they are not ready to accept it “Dump Her/ Him”.

6.    No experience background

Most entrepreneurs  achieved a good business set up through small businesses and some of them were flop. If we want to establish we need to start it first. We are not fully experienced in things when we born. So saying don’t have  an experience is not an excuse for anything. You may have theoretical knowledge. But when you enter into the reality only you will get experience. So take the first step today itself.

7.    Not enough qualification

We cant start a business after getting the complete knowledge of it. We can acquire it through experience. If we have the common sense we can run a business. Even a small guy can start a business once he has common sense. The rules and regulations will be getting from the concerned government. There is no special qualification for starting a business. So I don’t think that qualification will be a barrier to start a business.

I am Just Merlin James

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain

Here I am, to say about the daily life and the exciting moments which I meet with. It may sometimes the very known facts and sometimes very thrilling one.

When I start to write in this blog I was very confused how to start with?. So I thought of begin with a picture. I t takes long time for me to find out this picture


Its just a scenery but makes something pulling into.

There will be a lot to think about this and time will not be a hindrance as its just a starting.