Once upon a time, a father was very busy and did not
have time for his little daughter.
One day the daughter asked her father, “What is the cost
of your time?”
The father was surprised, but he answered, “Well, one
hour should be about $300.”
The daughter said, “Can I borrow $300?”
“Why?” questioned the father.
The daughter replied, “So that I can buy an hour of your
The father was speechless.
Thereafter, he adjusted his schedule, so that he could
spend more time with his little daughter.
Excerpt from the book “Once Upon A Time: 100 Management Stories” by Rajen Jani