The Office Boy

16 09 2008

A 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.

“You 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

The man replied “But I don’t have a computer, neither an email.”

I’m 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.”

The 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, then he had his
Own fleet of delivery vehicles.

5 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

He called an insurance broker, and chose a protection plan. When the
Conversation was concluded, the broker asked him his email. The man
Replied, “I don’t have an email”. The 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

The man thought for a while and replied, “Yes, I’d be an office boy
At Microsoft!”




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