Category Archives for Resourcefulness

Resourcefulness = “Of Coursefulness”

A firm needed a researcher. Applicants were a scientist, an engineer and an economist. Each was given a stone, a piece of string and a stopwatch and told to determine a certain building’s height. The scientist went to the rooftop, tied the stone to the string and lowered it to the ground. Then he swung it, […]

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Success is not about your lack of resources, it’s about being resourceful with what you have

Do you remember the TV show “MacGyver”?  He was the epitome of resourcefulness.  He would get trapped, usually in a building that contained a ticking time bomb, but he was able to free himself by being resourceful and using what was available to him, like duct tape or chewing gum.  I was always intrigued – […]

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