The Ball of Life

Brian Dyson, the ex-CEO of Coca-Cola, once told a now-well-known story:

“Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling five balls in the air. You name them – work, family, health, friends and spirit – and you’re keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back.

But the other four balls – family, health, friends and spirit – are made of glass. If you drop one of these, they will be irrevocably scuffed, marked, nicked, damaged, or even shattered. They will never be the same.”

I’d say, at the end of the day, there is one and only one glass ball. If ever you have to drop a ball, make sure that it is not the one.

And that ball is called – TRUST.

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