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Financial Meltdown: Good Luck, Bad Luck, Who Knows?

Posting on blog after a long time... I have been following a lot of websites and blogs of late, thanks to Google Reader, and came across this article on one such site. Felt the article is relevant in the sense that most of us trying to make out what is going to happen to us with all this financial meltdown. Students in b-schools who are about to pass out are specially scared and apprehensive. I am not saying that the article gives any answers.. it merely gives a perspetive which I happened to like.

(The original article can be found by clicking on the Title of this post.) The article is something like this:

Here’s a Chinese parable that I try to keep in mind.

Good Luck Bad Luck!

A farmer used an old horse to till his fields. One day, the horse escaped into the hills and when the farmer’s neighbors sympathized with the old man over his bad luck, the farmer replied, “Bad luck? Good luck? Who knows?” A week later, the horse returned with a herd of horses from the hills and this time the neig…