I love business stories because they are microcosms of life. A lot can unfold in a very short time and we can really benefit from successful examples in our own life, careers, businesses and experiences. There is a famous tale of an IBM employee who blew a $10-million deal and offered company president Tom Watson his resignation. Watson, who had hired the man, looked at him and said, “I can’t possibly let you go. I’ve just spent $10 million dollars training you!” Watson understood the principle of experience and tried to teach it to others. “Would you like me to give you a formula for success”, he asked? “Then double
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