Good Luck? Bad Luck? Who Knows?

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Once upon a time, an old farmer had an old horse for tilling his fields.

One day, the horse broke loose and ran away. All the people in the village thought it was bad luck for the farmer.

The farmer shrugged his shoulders and replied, Good luck? Bad luck? Who knows?

Sure enough, a few weeks later, the old horse returned with three wild horses trotting along behind him. The villagers were amazed as they exclaimed how lucky the old farmer was.

Again, he just shrugged his shoulders and replied: Good luck? Bad luck? Who knows?

A few months later, the old farmer’s son was attempting to tame one of the wild horses. The horse kicked him and broke his leg. Everyone said how unlucky the old farmer and his son were.

Again, the farmer shrugged his shoulders and said: Good luck? Bad luck? Who knows?

Weeks later, the Emperor’s army came to the village, they said war was happening. All of the town’s young men had to join their army as soldiers. They let the farmer’s son off when they saw he had a broken leg.

Now was that good luck? Bad luck? Who knows?

Moral of the story:

It is important to stay level-headed and not get too emotional in any situation. Try not to be too excited or sad about anything that happens.

We may not know what caused something or why someone did something. This means that you should try to stay calm and not get upset no matter what happens.

I hope you enjoyed this fable. Remember that you can’t control everything as you reflect on the year’s events and plan for the year ahead. Keep your head up, trust in yourself and have the courage to take action when needed.

Good luck? Bad luck? Who knows? It is up to you to make the most of any situation.

Have a great NYE, and I look forward to connecting with you and continuing to support you in 2023! 🎉🥳😊

Anfernee Chansamooth

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What’s new this week

1/ I’ve been a little obsessed with ChatGPT and the potential of generative AI as both a technology and a disruptor. I’ve compiled a list of 11 fascinating & uncommon use cases for ChatGPT.

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Check out these 11 fascinating & uncommon use cases for #ChatGPT.


— Anfernee Chansamooth (@anferneec)
Dec 22, 2022

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4/ After being off the platform for a while, I thought I’d give Linkedin another crack in 2023. Connect with my new profile here.

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