What game-changing business book are you reading? Put it down and head to the kitchen. Grab a sponge and rub it across a plate. Watch the clean spot grow. Congratulate yourself: You are learning business fundamentals.
Most of us rush through washing dishes between dinner and TV while our minds travel space and time. “Dishwasher” is a title associated with the most unskilled labor, only used occasionally in business to recount the origin story of rags-to-riches billionaires. “She used to make minimum wage, can you believe that?”
But those who know how to wash dishes are on the inside of a secret that successful companies apply: Simple tasks are the best teachers2. Master the basics and larger pursuits become easier.
by Michael Pietrzak, read more in www.success.com