The glass - half full or half empty?
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DESCRIPTIONDifferent points of view on the famous subject""Is the glass half full or half empty"
<ul><li> 1. Points of View on the Glass<br />Half full?<br />Half Empty?<br />Or something else??<br /></li> <li> 2. </li> <li> 3. The PROJECT MANAGER<br />The glass is twice as big as it needs to be.<br /></li> <li> 4. The cynic... wonders who drank the other half.<br /></li> <li> 5. it's not about whether the glass is half empty or half full, it's whether<br />there is something in the glass at all.<br />The SCHOOL TEACHER<br /></li> <li> 6. The professional trainer doesnt care, he just knows that starting the discussion will give him 10 minutes to figure out why his powerpoint presentation isnt working.<br /></li> <li> 7. The ground-down mother of a persistently demanding five-year-old says.. <br /> sweetheart it's whatever you want it to be, just please let mummy have 5 minutes peace & quiet.<br /></li> <li> 8. let's examine the question, prepare a strategy for an answer, and all for a daily rate of...<br />THE CONSULTANT<br /></li> <li> 9. The Worrier<br />Oh!<br />The remaining half will evaporate by next morning.<br /></li> <li> 10. The magician will show you the glass with the full half at the top.<br /></li> <li> 11. The waiter will hurry to replace the<br />glass with a full one.<br />For him there are no doubts: the glass was empty when he took it away; it is full in the bill that he brings you.<br /></li> <li> 12. The entrepreneur sees the glass as undervalued by half its potential.<br /></li> <li> 13. "Is the half-empty/half-full glass really that important? I mean... really? Think about it. If fact, let's not. Let's set that particular issue aside for a few moments and talk about what's really bothering you.."<br />The psychiatrist<br /></li> <li> 14. The musician says he is unimpressed with the promoter of the concert for not providing more alcohol.<br /></li> <li> 15. The computer specialist says that<br /> next year the glass capacity will double, be half the price, but cost you 50% more for me to give you the answer.<br /></li> <li> 16. The physician says that the glass is not empty at all - it is half-filled with water and half-filled with air - hence, fully filled on the whole!<br /></li> <li> 17. The ineffective organization would discuss the question during the board of directors meeting, convene a committee to research the problem, and assign tasks for a root cause analysis, usually without a complete explanation of the problem to those assigned the tasks. <br />The directors would consider the problem to be above the pay grade of those assigned root cause analysis tasks.<br /></li> <li> 18. The algebraic simultaneous equation theorist says that if the glass is equally half full and half empty, then.. <br />half full(b) = half empty(a);<br />therefore x b = x a;<br />therefore (by multiplying both sides of the equation by 2) we show that b = a;<br />i.e. Full equals Empty!<br /></li> <li> 19. The 'perfect' 1950s housewife would not leave the glass sitting there long enough for anyone to consider the question, but would scoop it up, wash it up, dry it to a gleaming shine and put it back in the glass cabinet in a jiffy. No half-full or half-empty in her world... just a full glass or an untidy one.<br /></li> <li> 20. The same glass..<br />The same amount of water<br />Different views<br />None of these are right;<br />none of these are wrong<br />They are just different !!<br />NPS<br /></li> </ul>
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The Copenhagen glass; half full or half empty and where is sustainability going… FDIN - January 2010 Alan KNIGHT