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Giving more than 100%  .  .  .
 

Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%?  We have all been to those meetings where someone wants over 100%.  How about achieving 103%? 
 
Here's a little math that might prove helpful. Each letter of the alphabet is assigned a value, as follows: 
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 
 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 

 
Then it follows that: 
 
H A R D W O R K 
8 1 18 4 23 15 18 11 = 98% 
 
 
K N O W L E D G E 
11 14 15 23 12 5 4 7 5 = 96% 
 
 
But, 
 
A T T I T U D E 
1 20 20 9 20 21 4 5 = 100% 
 
 
And, 
 
B U L L S H I T 
2 21 12 12 19 8 9 20 = 103% 
 
So, it stands to reason that hardwork and knowledge will get you close, attitude will get you there, but bullshit will put you over the top. 
 
 
And look how far ... 
 
A S S K I S S I N G 
1 19 19 11 9 19 19 9 14 7 = 118% 
 
will take you ! 
 

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