Dependable

A good farm tractor is a lifetime investment. That old machine may not be as sleek as a new sports car but it will serve you well long after the sports car has rusted out. I remember when my grandfather bought this one in the early 70s and my uncle still uses it today. It’s hauled tons and tons of hay. It’s plowed gardens. It’s cleared the snow and ice from the long driveway and the public road.

A few years ago I was being interviewed for a new position and the interviewer asked what kind of car would best describe my personality. I’m sure that he was thinking about race cars, minivans and the normal cars you see on the highway. My answer? I want to be a tractor. The piece of equipment that you keep for a lifetime.

7 thoughts on “Dependable

  1. Oo, I havenโ€™t that interview question before. Nice to see interviewers getting creative. I wish they would ask more questions like this because it really does help create a picture of who the person is and who they would be working with. I think something as simply โ€œwhatโ€™s your favourite colour?โ€ is a good and revealing question to ask.

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