Leftovers and rethinking efficiency

For Filipinos, the funny “phenomenon” in buffets is “takaw mata”. A hungry person sees all the yummy dishes, thinks he can finish a huge serving of each dish, then fills his plate as tall as a mountain!

The tragedy is when he realizes that he cannot finish everything, leading to leftovers.

In a sense, the way we eat and the leftovers we leave tell us how much we really know about ourselves – how much we are self-aware.

If we define efficiency as the ability of a person to reduce “waste” in terms of time and resources, then maybe the first step to being efficient is to be self-aware; to look at our behaviors and frankly identify how much we waste.


Luke 9:11b-17. Corpus Christi

[DAILY GOSPEL INSIGHTS AND REFLECTION FOR MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION 170: JUNE 19, 2022]

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