Journey in Life: 09/18/18

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

"Many hands make light work" nghĩa là gì?

Workers on the New Zealand & South Seas Exhibition Site 1924. Photo courtesy Dunedin City Council Archives.

'Many hands make light work' nghĩa là nhiều người chung sức chung lòng thì dễ thành công (the more people working together on something, the quicker and easier it will be to finish).

Ví dụ
It's a long rebuild and it's a process, but it works much better if everyone is helping. Many hands make light work, even in the NFL.

Some volunteer jobs are easy to fill, while others are more challenging. Finding volunteers to help with parking lot monitoring, for example, can be more difficult, he noted. “Many hands make light work,” he said.

"Many hands make light work" is a true statement for the Hickory Gables Dairy Farm in Hickory Corners, Michigan. The local farm is run by the De Jong family, where every family member plays a role in keeping the cows comfortable and happy while making quality milk.

"Our Finance team wanted to spend a day giving back to the community, and we know that many hands make light work,” said Ron Winowiecki, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Perrigo. “We are pleased that we could accomplish that goal while helping support the unique and important work that takes place at Benjamin’s Hope."

Phạm Hạnh

Vào mùa trái cây, du lịch miệt vườn hút khách

tính 6 usd/cân dâu tây, mà khách cứ vặt ăn thoải mái rồi mới mang giỏ ra tính tiền đúng 1 cân -> lỗ, chẳng nhẽ nói khách làm vậy có khác nào ăn trộm, phải làm sao?

-> tính vé vào cửa đủ hòa vốn, nhưng nhớ gọi tên là vé vào cửa chứ đừng gọi tên là tiền ăn dâu, vì nếu vậy thì họ càng ăn nhiều hơn (để bù tiền đã bỏ ra),
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Dear Dan,

I have a farm where people come to pick blueberries, and I charge $3 per pound. The problem is that people think it is an open buffet and eat a lot of blueberries while in the field, and then they come back to the payment station with just $3 worth of blueberries. Without being rude, how can I let them know that they are stealing?

—Michelle

I must admit that when I’ve picked blueberries I too ate a few in the process. It’s just so tempting that I think it’s inhuman to ask people not to eat any. So if we accept that people will eat some blueberries in the process of picking, maybe the best approach is to charge an entrance fee to cover the cost of the snacking. But make sure to call it an entrance fee and not a snacking fee—otherwise people will try to maximize their benefit by eating even more blueberries.