Loans By Kathy: February 2012

The Moral Of The Story Is....

Bill and Cyndi have written a great story here.  The reason it is great, because there is a huge lesson to be learned.  When faced with a difficult situation, it is those that take a minute, assess the situation and come up with the right solution.

Experience has its advantages!

German Shepherd


An old German Shepherd starts chasing rabbits and before long, discovers that he's lost. Wandering about, he notices a panther heading rapidly in his direction with the intention of having lunch.   The old German Shepherd thinks, "Oh, no! I'm in deep trouble now!"



 

Noticing some bones on the ground close by, he immediately settles down to chew on the bones with his back to the approaching cat. Just as the panther is about to leap, the old German Shepherd exclaims loudly, "Boy, that was one delicious panther! I wonder, if there are any more around here?"   Hearing this, the young panther halts his attack in mid-strike, a look of terror comes over him and he slinks away into the trees.  "Whew!," says the panther, "That was close! That old German Shepherd nearly had me!"


Squirrel

 

Meanwhile, a squirrel who had been watching the whole scene from a nearby tree, figures he can put this knowledge to good use and trade it for protection from the panther. So, off he goes.  The squirrel soon catches up with the panther, spills the beans and strikes a deal for himself with the panther.



 

The young panther is furious at being made a fool of and says, "Here, squirrel, hop on my back and see what's going to happen to that conniving canine!"   Now, the old German Shepherd sees the panther coming with the squirrel on his back and thinks, "What am I going to do now"?  But instead of running, the dog sits down with his back to his attackers, pretending he hasn't seen them yet, and just when they get close enough to hear, the old German Shepherd says...

 

"Where's that squirrel? I sent him off an hour ago to bring me another panther”!



Moral of this story:  Don't mess with the old dogs.  Age and experience will always overcome youth and treachery!  BS and brilliance only come with age and experience.


Cyndi


PS  My take-away from this as it relates to business is simple:   When faced with adversity, the German Shephard didn't panic.  He remained calm, looked around and used the tools that were available to him.  He didn't try to reinvent the wheel or discover a new form of heat.  He simply used his head (and a few old bones)!!


Bill and Cyndi

 

 

Bill and Cyndi Daves, Associate Brokers/AREO

Coldwell Banker High Country Realty

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The opinions and general information in this blog are soley those of Kathy Sheehan.  Specifics regarding an individual case should be discussed in detail with a loan professional.  For a confidential consultation, please feel free to contact me via phone or email.  All terms and conditions are subject to change.

 

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