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If you won't do something yourself, why should you expect others to do it? Don't give others the horrid jobs you would not to yourself.

This campaign tip (no. 32) was published on Friday, 1st February 2019
Arrange things so that there are as few jobs that are nasty to everyone as possible. The old saying of "don't give someone else a job you wouldn't do yourself" is a starting guildeline - but you may be unfit, unskilled, or needed elsewhere - or simply dislike something that others enjoy.

Remember your "thank you"s to people who do the jobs for you!

OK - I wouldn't run a shoe shop ... but I would take care if I had to oversee one that the people who did do the job enjoyed it, and I would be there backing them up as need be.
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These pages are written by Graham Ellis of Melksham, Wiltshire. Overlapping a life in IT and IT training, with running a hotel and campaigning for improved public transport, Graham has never been quiet - though he's starting to wind down gently now. He no longer takes overnight guests and has stepped doen from the "Community Rail Officer" role which he accidentally aquired. So he now has more time to write pages such as these and to travel in the UK. He'll be delighted to speak with your group or take a look through your case or camapaign, but be alerted that his time is not limitless even now, and he still has to keep the wolf from the door.

Postal: 48, Spa Road, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 7NY
Phonal: 01225 708225
Emailal: graham -at- wellho.net
Or reach me on the Coffee Shop Forum (User Grahame) facilities


What a difference a campaign makes!

It probably wouldn't have happened without a strong community campaign with which I have been involved. Most days through 2019 I'll be sharing a thought, an idea, a way of working or an experience. Come back here for the links. Discussions via the Coffee Shop Forum - Graham Ellis, 31st December 2018


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