Originally Posted by neil
.... A jobless man applied for the position of 'office boy' at Microsoft.
The HR manager interviewed him, then gave him a test, which was to clean the floor.
After that the HR manager said "You are engaged, give me your e-mail address and I'll send you the application to fill, as well as when you will start".
The man replied, " 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 10US$ in his pocket. The man then decided to go to the supermarket and buy a 10 Kg tomato crate. He 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 US$.
The man realized that he could survive this way, and started to go everyday earlier, and return late. Thus, his money doubled and tripled day by day.
Shortly later, he bought a car, then a truck, then he had his own fleet of delivery vehicles.
5 years later, the man became one of the biggest food retailers in the US.
He started to plan his family's future, and decided to get life insurance.
He called an insurance broker, and choose a protection plan.
When the conversation was concluded, the broker asked him for his email.
The man replied: "I don't have an email". The broker replied curiously, "You don't have an email, and yet have succeeded to build an empire.
Do you imagine what you could have been if you had an email?"!!
The man thought for a while, and replied: "an office boy at Microsoft