Think Outside of the Box

You are driving along in your car on a wild, stormy night, it's raining heavily, when suddenly you pass by a bus stop, and you see three people waiting for a bus:

1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die.

2. An old friend who once saved your life.

3. The perfect partner you have been dreaming about.

Which one would you choose to offer a ride to, knowing very well that there could only be one passenger in your car?

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This is a moral / ethical dilemma that was once actually used as part of a job application.

* You could pick up the old lady, because she is going to die, and thus you should save her first:

* or you could take the old friend because he once saved your life, and this would be the perfect chance to pay him back.

* However, you may never be able to find your perfect mate again.

The candidate who was hired (out of 200 application) had no trouble coming up with his answer. Guess what.....

He simply answered :

" I would give the car keys to my old friend and let him take the lady to the hospital. I would stay behind and wait for the bus with the partner of my dreams."

Sometimes, we gain more if we are able to give up our stubborn thought limitations.

Never forget to "Think Outside of the Box"

1 comment:

Pavan said...

I like most of the posts here, article called " Woman in your life" was quite reckoning for the Men it is addressed to, Hopefully the mind sets of the Indian Men would catch up with the modern practicality of understanding the partners and respecting their freedom/work/lifestyles/thought process/expressions in the same way as they do theirs..change is happening but its sequential and would not drastically transform it all, but it surely will gradually!!