Story of a Woodcutter and his Axe

 

There was once a very strong woodcutter who applied for a job in a timber factory and he got it. The pay was really good and so were the work condition. For those reasons, the woodcutter was determined to do his best.
His boss gave him an axe and showed him the area where he supposed to work.

The first day, the woodcutter brought 18 trees.

“Congratulations and well done!” the boss said. “Go on that way!”

Very motivated by his boss words, the woodcutter tried harder the next day, but he could only bring 15 trees. The third day he tried even harder, but he could only bring 10 trees. Day after day he was bringing fewer and fewer trees.

“I must be losing my strength”, the woodcutter thought. He went to the boss and apologized, saying that he could not understand what was going on…