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Jan 21, 2012

"For what you see and hear depends a good deal on where you are standing: it also depends on what sort of person you are." --C.S. Lewis

Three Parables to Regain Perspective

"If you are like me, sometimes I am so busy trying to catch up, stay even, or take the lead that I lose perspective. When things are going well, I am on top of the world. Yet then when bad luck hits or I see others achieving things I wish I could, I get down on myself. It's at times like these that I refer back to three parables from different cultures that have help me better keep my perspective." In this article Fast Company blogger Mark McNeilly explores the timeless wisdom of a Zen koan, a Chinese parable and an Italian proverb.

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The next time you are in danger of losing your perspective in a given situation, spend a few moments reflecting on the wisdom of one of the stories shared in this article.



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