Monday, April 17, 2006

Man negotiates way to home ownership with one paper clip

Man negotiates his way to home ownership with a single red paper clipEvery journey begins with a single step. In the case of Canadian Kyle MacDonald, his began with a single red paper clip.

Kyle, who could teach the contestants on the reality show Unan1mous a thing or two about negotiating, decided to barter his way from a red paper clip to a house, using a series of upward trades to move closer to his goal, which now looks increasingly attainable.

You can read about Kyle’s adventures in bargaining here at his web site, One Red Paperclip.