Posts Tagged by Self-Improvement
|January 5, 2014||Posted by Barnaby under Self-Improvement||
Not long ago, a Canadian named Kyle McDonald wondered about the power of bartering.
More specifically, he wondered just how far you could go by “trading up” a little bit at a time, starting with something that had practically no value at all.
So he started his experiment with a simple red paperclip. He traded that red paperclip for a fish-shaped pen. Then, he traded the fish-shaped pen for a hand-sculpted doorknob. Then he traded the doorknob for a Coleman camp stove. And so on…