Integrity Moments - September 16, 2016


Working Smarter, Not Harder

It was 10:15 am before Brad realized the phone line to the building had been compromised, preventing incoming calls.  After assessing the situation, a technician simply unplugged the phone jack, waited 10 seconds, and re-connected it, correcting the problem. 

After the technician finished, Brad asked, “How much is the charge for this service call?” “$100 the technician replied.”

Outraged Brad replied “Your charging me $100 for unplugging and plugging in an outlet that took 10 seconds!?”

“I’m not charging you for what I did.” The technician responded, “I’m charging you for knowing what to do.”

Proverbs 8:11 teaches, “For wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her.”

Today, consider your knowledge and experience in how you value your services to the marketplace.

Today’s “Integrity Moment” is adapted with permission from the writings of Matt Cline.


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