ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Smallest Possesion

Updated on July 7, 2016

I actually arrived for the interview on time, in fact, i was one hour early so while waiting for the time to ripe, she dazzled in and a good eye calculation on her landed me on the point that she has class but who will be controlling a fortune worth millions in cash and will not be in form and on point when dressed? A closer look on her wrist revealed a shinning blistering petal, not the regular gold but white gold embroiled with real diamonds.


Standing in front of this elegant young lady who is four years younger but naturally better and well placed in the society left me nervous and although i have faced tougher opponents in my search for freedom, she beat me. She asked technical questions and her good command of English language threw me off and on the court but as an amateur, my steady eye contact on her helped me regained balance each time she knocked me down.


She looked at my wrist in one interval and asked me the brand i was putting on as she pointed her wrist and cheerfully told me that she had an Armani wrist watch worth $15k. I smiled and told her that i had an unbranded wrist watch bought along the road from one aboki for 500 bulks. She told me that i stood the chance not to ever gain access to the company premises talk more of gaining an employment with my wrist watch alone...


... But mam i said, it accurately keeps time, it is water resistant and solar enable, believe me i have worn it for 8 years and have never had course to reset it.


- So if this your wrist watch is thrown into a cup of water, it won't spoil?

-Mam, not even into the Atlantic.

-I don't believe you


Well, the experiment on my wrist watch proved me right and after thirty minutes in a mug of water, she looked at me pointing at my wrist watch and was like...


-You mean that thing is still working?

-Mam, i told you earlier.


The interview that was scheduled for an hour lasted for approximately four hours with the adventure of my wrist watch as the start of a new dawn. She called in all the 45 member team that hold the company and displayed my wrist watch of 500 naira, compared it to her own of fifteen thousand dollars and the difference is clear she said...


.... no matter your position in life, you are extremely important and the most educated person is not always the most qualified to handle a task, you might not own a car but that doesn't mean that you cannot enter a car, look at my 15k wrist watch, it can't even resist a splash of water, i have changed the battery twice within three years but his is just a common cheap wrist watch yet better than mine in value, it is solar enable, it can resist water and has never been reset for years.


She turned at me and shook my hands while the entire staff gave me a sound ovation then the unexpected happened as she shouted a question....


- Mr Edward holds a B.SC in computer science, graduated with second class honor seven years ago and has been hunting for job, he has no previous experience but he is young, dynamic and team oriented so do anyone here believe that he is qualified to join us?


Well, imagine the rest of this story because its been five years and i have my own cars, two kids and a wonderful wife that enabled me to understand the basic principal of life and also the value of the smallest possession.



"What will be will be coz there is a season for every fruit". Rossi Mobis

My Family...

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Rossimobis profile imageAUTHOR

      Chibuzo Melvin Mobis 

      2 years ago from Biafra

      Yea DreamerMeg, i am glad to have you around and agreeing with me means a lot. Thanks for your support

    • DreamerMeg profile image

      DreamerMeg 

      2 years ago from Northern Ireland

      Sometimes the smallest thing makes the biggest difference, as you say.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)