18 May 2007

A Tomato Story

jobless man applied for the position of "office boy" at Microsoft.
The HR manager interviewed him then watched him cleaning the floor as a test.

are employed" he said. "Give me your e-mail address and I'll send you
the application to fill in, as well as date when you may start. The man replied
"But I don't have a computer, neither an email".

sorry", said the HR manager. If you don't have an email, that means you do
not exist. And who doesn't exist, cannot have the job."

man left with no hope at all. He didn't know what to do, with only $10 in his
pocket. He then decided to go to the supermarket and buy a 10Kg tomato crate.
He then sold the tomatoes in a door to door round. In less than two hours, he
succeeded to double his capital. He repeated the operation three times, and
returned home with $60. The man realized that he can survive by this way, and
started to go everyday earlier, and return late. Thus, his money doubled or
tripled every day. Shortly, he bought a cart, then a truck, and then he had his
own fleet of delivery vehicles.

years later, the man is one of the biggest food retailers in the US. He started
to plan his family's future, and decided to have a life insurance. He called an
insurance broker, and chose a protection plan. When the conversation was
concluded the broker asked him his email.

man replied, "I don't have an email."

broker answered curiously, "You don't have an email, and yet have succeeded
to build an empire. Can you imagine what you could have been if you had an

man thought for a while and replied, "Yes, I'd be an office boy at Microsoft!"

of the story

- Internet is not the solution to your life.

- If you don't have internet, and work hard, you can be a millionaire.

If you received this message by email, you are closer to being an office
boy/girl, than a millionaire... Have a great day!!!

- Do not forward this email back to me, I am closing my email & going to
sell tomatoes!!!

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