Embracing a Business Spring Clean

Have you ever noticed the dirt and mess on the floor when you move furniture out of one office and into another? Slips of paper, hole punched dots, crumbs, old crisps, mud, carpet ends, spilt coffee and pens. I’m sure you can imagine how much mess accumulates under desks and behind filing cabinets. Change has a habit of doing that. It shows what is messy. But don’t let that put you off the necessary changes you make. You wouldn’t put off an … [Read more...]

Humility and Incompetence

Humility is refreshing, incompetence is not. It’s not often that people say sorry. It’s seen as a sign of weakness in many circles for people to acknowledge they have got something wrong. In a ‘survival of the proudest’ world that we live in, people feel justified to fight their corner, as opposed to own up and acknowledge their mistakes. When did you last experience someone being humble in the work place? It’s refreshing when it comes. But … [Read more...]