Quote of the day 29th September 2020

“If I am to speak ten minutes, I need a week for preparation; if fifteen minutes, three days; if half an hour, two days; if an hour, I am ready now.”

(I believe this quote actually comes from former US president Woodrow Wilson though I have also seen this or very similar statements attributed to Winston Churchill and Mark Twain.

I was reminded of it last night when I spent the whole evening preparing my comments to the DC&R meeting on Friday. It took me an hour to prepare the first draft of what I wanted to say - and four hours to cut it from eight minutes to five.)



Comments

Anonymous said…
Yeh, but its the view of the Coal Blend Commander that really matters.
Chris Whiteside said…
Not as funny as the Gold Blend commander joke.

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