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Re: [hobbicast] Learning To Prioritize

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  • Ray Ethridge
    yeah, but when I heard it, the prof finished it off by pouring in a couple of beers, with the explanation that no matter how full your life was, there was
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      yeah, but when I heard it, the prof finished it off by pouring in a couple
      of beers, with the explanation that no matter how full your life was, there
      was always room for a couple of beers!

      Ray Ethridge
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Raymond Heckert" <jnr@...>
      To: <hobbicast@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2003 12:54 AM
      Subject: Re: [hobbicast] Learning To Prioritize


      > Definitely the 'softest' spam I've ever seen! Although I'd heard the 'full
      > jar' lecture in the '60's, in college, the reminder is, nonetheless,
      > worthwhile...
      >
      > RayHex
      >
      > ----------
      > > From: Kandy <kandyk438@...>
      > snip
      > > Learning To Prioritize
      > >
      > more snip
      > >
      > >
      > > An instructor once demonstrated this to his class. He took a wide-
      > > mouth jar and filled it with rocks. "Is this jar full?" he
      > > asked. "Of course," the students responded. He then took fistfuls
      > > of gravel and put it in the jar, pointing out that the jar had not
      > > been full, and that there was room for the gravel. Then he put some
      > > sand in, which found its way to the spaces between the gravel, and
      > > finally he added water, which filled all the spaces in the jar. "You
      > > see," he said, "by putting the rocks in first, there was room for
      > > everything. Had I put the smaller objects in first, I could never
      > > have gotten the rocks in."
      > >
      > >
      > > If at the end of the day or the end of the week you find that you
      > > have been left with much work undone, it is a good idea to review how
      > > you prioritized your time.
      > >
      > >
      > > When we take care of the big things first, we may well be able to get
      > > everything done.
      > >
      > lotsa snips
      > >
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