My Name is Parsun Garg, I am a qualified chartered accountant of India.
I am here for updating my knowledge and sharing things which are useful to all the members of the community
Value of a Professional...........
Ever heard the story of the giant ship engine that failed? The ship's
owners tried one expert after another, but none of them could figure
but how to fix the engine. Then they brought in an old man who had
been fixing ships since he was a youngster. He carried a large bag
of tools with him, and when he arrived, he immediately went to work.
He inspected the engine very carefully, top to bottom. Two of the
ship's owners were there, watching this man, hoping he would know
what to do. After looking things over, the old man reached into his
bag and pulled out a small hammer. He gently tapped something.
Instantly, the engine lurched into life. He carefully put his hammer
away. The engine was fixed! A week later, the owners received a bill
from the old man for ten thousand dollars.
"What?!" the owners exclaimed. "He hardly did anything!"
So they wrote the old man a note saying, "Please send us an itemized
The man sent a bill that read:
Tapping with a hammer ......................... $ 2.00
Knowing where to tap ......................... $ 9998.00
Effort is important, but knowing where to make an effort in your life
makes all the difference..................