A metaphor starring your Pharaoh and Master Builder.

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Egypt 2500 years BC.

The door of his workplace flew open.

‘Listen’ the Pharaoh started ‘I have an idea.’ The master builder nodded politely and thought: there we go again…

“On the day I die” the Pharaoh said seriously. “I will be buried in a tomb as high as the sun hill where the chief god Ra stood when he created the other gods.”

“Ok,” the master builder said calmly. “Splendid.”

The pharaoh nodded heavily with his head. ‘Extremely splendid! And do you know what’s the best part? “

The master builder was getting too old for these kinds of questions. He quietly plucked his beard and waited for the Pharaoh to continue talking. …

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Egypte 2500 jaar BC.

De deur van de werkkamer vloog open.

‘Luister’ begon de farao tegen zijn hoogste bouwmeester ‘ik heb een idee.’ De bouwmeester knikte beleefd en dacht: daar gaan we weer…

‘Ooit zal ik sterven’ ging de farao verder. ‘In een graftombe zo hoog als de zonneheuvel waar de oppergod Ra op stond toen hij de andere goden schiep.’

‘Goh.’ zei de bouwmeester kalm. ‘Bijzonder.’

De farao knikte heftig met zijn hoofd. …


Daan Muntjewerf. Kop van Munt.

Grabbelton: coach, consultant, ondernemer en schrijver in één.

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