Today I attended a North Devon Council event on housing and economic priorities at the Civic Centre in Barnstaple. I took the opportunity to tell Nick Harvey, MP for North Devon, about the Ilfracombe courteous town initiative and to hand him one of our leaflets. I also raised the initiative when discussion turned to ideas for [...]
Courtesy is easier to practise when life is going smoothly; it’s a far more difficult challenge and far more important when life is fraught.
Courtesy won’t necessarily improve productivity by itself, but it can play a big part in improving the culture of an organisation, its management and its processes.
At a time when most people – individuals, employees, managers and business owners – are understandably looking more closely at their finances, what time is there to think about courtesy? Isn’t it just a nicety? A luxury?
We firmly believe that, as well as making life better for everyone, courtesy is very beneficial to business, leading to increased productivity and profitability.