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Find (and Keep) Top Talent for Your Business (Collection), 2/e by David I. Russo, Hank Stringer, Martha I. Finney, Vince Thompson, Rusty Rueff, Cathy Fyock

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14Your Own Sense of Balance

What’s It All For?

A corporate executive on holiday in a small Greek seacoast village was strolling by the docks and drinking in the local color. He complimented one fisherman on the quality of his catch. "How long did it take you to get all those fish?" he wondered.

"Not very long," answered the Greek. "An hour or two."

"Then why didn’t you stay out longer to catch more?"

Shrugging, the Greek explained that his catch was sufficient to meet his needs and those of his family. The executive asked, "But what do you do with the rest of your time?"

"I sleep late, fish a little, play with my children, and take a nap with my wife. In the evening, I go to the village to see my friends, dance a little, play the bouzouki, and ...

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