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The Picasso Principle And The Value Of Genius

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The Picasso Principle And The Value Of Genius

The famous Pablo Picasso was at a party. A woman recognized him and approached the Master. She asked, “Will you create a sketch for me?”  Picasso agreed, and, as he pulled out his sketchpad, asked her for a subject.  “A bird in a tree will do,” she responded.  So Picasso spent about a five minutes doing what Picasso does on the sketchpad. Finished, he ripped the sketch off the pad, handed it to the woman and said, “That will be $10,000.”  The woman was floored. “Ten thousand dollars! Why, it only took you five minutes...

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