Dutch Boy Mentality

Dutch Boy Mentality

Have we become afraid of winning? Remember the story of The Little Dutch Boy who used his finger to plug up the hole in a leaky dike? He held back the sea until help could arrive with a more permanent solution. These days, that little boy might have to hang around until he became The Old Dutch Codger … with a very tired finger and a lot of regrets! I first noticed the phenomenon while in radio during the early nineties and dismissed it as a characteristic of that particular industry. Then I began comparing notes with friends working in...

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