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Sleep late and fish a little

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

A friend recently shared the following little story with me, and I was stuck by the simple wisdom it conveys. Hope you will be, as well.

A business man was at the pier of a Mexican coastal village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the boat were several large yellowfin tuna. The business man commented on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took to catch them. The fisherman replied “only a little while.” The business man then asked why didn’t he stay out longer and catch more fish? (more…)