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Abe Lincoln's productivity secret was to use sharper tools to get the job done more efficiently. He said: “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” Lincoln, who was a skilled woodcutter before becoming president, probably meant this both literally and figuratively. Dec 17, There’s a guy who stumbled into a lumberjack in the mountains.
The man stops to observe the lumberjack, watching him feverishly sawing at this very large tree. He noticed that the lumberjack was working up a sweat, sawing and sawing, yet going nowhere. The bystander noticed that the saw the lumberjack was using was about as sharp as a butter stumpcut.barted Reading Time: 2 mins.
Furthermore, the process of cutting dulls the blade. So the solution is to sharpen the saw periodically. Give me 6 hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first 4 hours in sharpening the axe. Abraham Lincoln So, What Does Sharpening the saw Mean? I have found that in practice, many people fail to understand what sharpening the saw means.
Apr 21, Sharpen the saw – take a balanced approach to life. The term “sharpen the saw” comes from a story about two foresters.
One sunny day, a long time ago, a young forester and an older, more experienced forester, were cutting down trees. The young forester suggested they see who could fell a tree faster. The older forester agreed, and so they. Sep 25, As an outsider, we could see that the process of cutting was dulling the blade.
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And the duller the blade, the greater the effort that is required to keep sawing. The solution, of course, was for the woodcutter to stop periodically to sharpen the saw.
Abraham Lincoln - ‘Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.’. To continue with the series – “Inspirational and motivational short stories about life” today I will be sharing a story # 11 – Sharpen your axe. Inspiring stories about life – Sharpen your axe (Story #11) Once upon a time, there were two woodcutters named Charles and John. Both of them were from same town.
They were often at. Jan 20, In a 3 minute video, Polyface apprentice, Timothy Rankin, shows the basics of sharpening a pruning stumpcut.barg: story tree.