take time to smell the flowers

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heart of a roseOnce upon a time, during an annual job performance review my manager suggested that I should be a little less efficient because it was making other staff feel bad.

I wasn’t living in the USA at the time. Quaint British ways.

I am now more adept at ensuring that I have work time allocated to allow me to be seen to be inefficient.

Lets think of it as my

  • ‘unfit for purpose’ time
  • extra tea-time breaks
  • fermenting good ideas while going completely off-topic time
  • employer funded socialisation time
  • creative teamworking
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4 bits of lovely banter on “take time to smell the flowers”

  1. Miss Scarlet writes:

    I used to appreciate the employer funded sick days as well.
    Sx

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  2. Nicky writes:

    Hi Wendy, does this mean you’ve started gossiping during work hours? There’s so much I want to hear – call me! N x

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  3. wendy writes:

    Scarls, I’ve been trying out the sick days, they are working well for me. Nicky, we can shoot the breeze with my new phone….

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  4. nick writes:

    Instead of complaining about your efficiency, why didn’t the company concentrate on making the others as efficient as you? No wonder so many companies are struggling to survive.

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