Tuesday, 2 August 2011

The importance of discarding unworkable projects (Part 1 of 8)


A wrong perspective can block more of your initiatives than any external obstacle. If your vision is short-sighted, you will not perceive anything beyond the immediate.

If your vision is blurred, you will get lost in speculative discussions. If you look too far away into the future, you will lose touch with your environment.

At the turn of the 10th century, thousands of peasants in Europe believed that the world was coming to an end. Their incentive to work diminished sharply and, as a result, agricultural output decreased.

High food prices led to the fulfilment of their prophecy, since many families starved during the winter that inaugurated the second millennium of our era. A wrong perspective annihilated part of the population.

To be continued in the next post.

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

[Image by Paul Mannix under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]

The importance of discarding unworkable projects (Part 1 of 8)


A wrong perspective can block more of your initiatives than any external obstacle. If your vision is short-sighted, you will not perceive anything beyond the immediate.

If your vision is blurred, you will get lost in speculative discussions. If you look too far away into the future, you will lose touch with your environment.

At the turn of the 10th century, thousands of peasants in Europe believed that the world was coming to an end. Their incentive to work diminished sharply and, as a result, agricultural output decreased.

High food prices led to the fulfilment of their prophecy, since many families starved during the winter that inaugurated the second millennium of our era. A wrong perspective annihilated part of the population.

To be continued in the next post.

[Text: http://johnvespasian.blogspot.com]

[Image by Paul Mannix under Creative Commons Attribution License. See the license terms under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us]