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How to work better

This mural by Swiss artists Fischli & Weiss covers an office building in Zurich-Oerlikon. Great advice!

How to work better #

  1. Do one thing at a time.
  2. Know the problem.
  3. Learn to listen.
  4. Learn to ask questions.
  5. Distinguish sense from nonsense.
  6. Accept change as inevitable.
  7. Admit mistakes.
  8. Say it simple.
  9. Be calm.
  10. Smile.

Via SwissMiss and Benedict Froggatt

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