was a man named Dhania, who used to sell tea and tasty snacks by the side of
road in an area where there were many big offices. There were many other too,
who had similar small business of eatables.
Dhania had weak eyesight and hearing problem, so he hardly
bothered to watch television or listen to radio. He was not at all interested
in reading newspaper too. Dhania was not much educated, but had knowledge of small
He had a smiling face and always greeted his customer.
He was very good in making snacks. People used to like his snacks. During breaks,
people used to come out of their offices to breathe fresh air and enjoy snacks
and tea. His business was going well.
One day, he observed, few of his fellow vendor are not
there. He thought they might have some urgent work or might have gone to their
village to meet their loved ones. He
continued his work and made good earning that day as he got more customers.
Next day, only few vendors were there. He was shocked
to see this. But did not bother much and continued his work.
Third day, one vendor who had shop near Dhania came to
him. He said loudly in Dhania’s ear, “Don’t you know there is big recession
happening. I heard that thousands of people from surrounding companies have
been removed. There is unemployment everywhere. I am going to my village taking
all my savings as cost of living in city is very high. You should also do the
Dhania was little confused, recession!! But I am doing
great business. So, he continued selling his snacks and tea.
His fellow vendors thought of recession and closed
their business temporarily whereas Dhania continued his hard work and kept
doing his business.
will never bother you, if you have strong determination to succeed. So, stop
bothering about tomorrow, if you are doing good, continue to do it better.