The inventor replied that he wanted one grain of rice on square one of the chessboard, two grains on the second square, four on the third and so on through square sixty-four.
The unsuspecting emperor agreed to the seemingly humble request.
Yet, two raised to the sixty-fourth power is eighteen million trillion grains of rice, more than all the rice in China!
The following video really drives home that concept of “The Exponential Function”.
It is the formula on what the whole of Forward Steps was first based based. It is the reasoning I used when I came up with the name my Forward Steps site.
Forward Steps is all about providing you with small snippets that could act as a catalyst for your next idea or action.
Even when small, incremental forward steps will contribute immensely to the whole journey toward a desired end result.
Watch this video and instantly put aside any procrastination and excuses for doing nothing at all, simply because you think your actions might only be a tiny drop in your bucket.
After all… have you ever placed a bucket under a dripping tap overnight? 🙂
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