Mini Saga #98 – Ordinary

It’s hard to win against someone when they are operating on their strengths and you are not.

Mini Saga #98 – Ordinary

It started off as healthy rivalry between co-workers John and Rick. John tried his best for three years but couldn’t win. Finally, he accepted defeat and went back to Rick for advice. Rick smiled, “John, unlike you, I was focusing on what was ‘ordinary’ for me — just my strengths”


1. A mini saga is a story told in exactly 50 words. Not 49 or 51 but exactly 50.

2. You can download a photographic manifesto of Mini Sagas at ChangeThis. Here is the link – Mini Sagas: Bite-sized Wisdom for Life and Business (PDF, 2.9MB).

3. For a complete list of Mini Sagas, please see the entire list here or at Squidoo.

4. Photo courtesy: Valcuric on Flickr

5. Thanks to Patti Digh for the prompt