Few days ago I discovered a small hole along the leg seam of my new favourite trousers. Because I didn’t own a sewing machine I went to see a tailor. I had heard good things about this particular tailor close to our home and I decided to drop in there. I also wanted to buy a suit and I had been told they are affordable and do a good job so I thought of asking them about their suit tailoring service as well.
So this hole was right along the seam (the stitches had gotten loose) and required about an inch (2.5 cm) of straight stitching. Not a big deal, shouldn’t take more than 2 minutes.
I got to the tailor and asked if they could quickly fix it for me. I was replied with “No no no!”. Continue reading “Your customer cares even if you don’t.”
I actually put off starting this (or any) blog because I felt didn’t know how to. Honestly, I thought the blog can be introduced on the about page and there’s no real content that can be added to the first ever blog post and therefore I felt like there was a dilemma I couldn’t get out of; if I don’t know what to put into the first post, how am I ever going to have the second post?
I though about why it was so difficult to me. I wasn’t content with putting this off for another day, week or year. It had to happen today.
I realized I felt that I had nothing to say (more about feelings and truth later) and therefore I felt awkward and scared to go out there and announce that I have a blog. How could I do that when I thought I didn’t have anything to say. I didn’t want to look like a failure.
But then I realized something.
Being scared or awkward means something. It means that you care about being yourself, and Continue reading “Embrace the real you”