May 15, 2015
I have met many very successful business people, entrepreneurs and artistes who tell me they were the 'tea boy' or girl within an organisation and they learnt so much. I was very sorry to hear that many colleagues are failing/refusing to make tea or coffee for colleagues, rather slinking off to the machine to make their own drink.
Of course, we all have visions of the heroine of "The Devil Wears Prada" struggling with coffee for her monster of a boss, but the reality is different for most employees and teams! In fact taking your turn making the tea or doing the 'Bun Run" is a great way to network within a company and to raise your profile. How else will you have a conversation with the CEO of a company?
In this podcast I argue the benefits of being a team player and offering to make tea or coffee. So let's get the kettle on!