In the last few days, I was part of a team that organized a conference that brought together people from govt, private sector, ngo etc.
One of the “topics” in the “conversation” was “what can we learn from the private sector?” and lots lots of theory about methodologies and approaches and importing one experience from one field to the other.
I am not sharing this with you – no matter how deep that conversation truly was. But Instead here is a very tangible/funny/real life thing “we can learn”.
Here is what happened – each of those “parties” (govt, private sector,NGO etc) were showcasing different projects and products they did in a “gallery” or a separate space.
After all has been said and done – I was passing by – the room dedicated to the private sector had NULL or ZERO amount of flyers/stickers/posters – it was technically clean of anything that had value.
Everything that could be taken away or was worth it – was taken away.
As I dropped by the Govt/NGO spaces – the place was full with the posters/flyers/stickers and papers and other random materials.
Small things – i Know – but it really made me smile – was a small “hah!” moment – but I think in those small things lie big truths.Read More