Routines are key to any personal or professional endeavor. My Sunday evening routine is a manicure. I spread cotton balls, polish remover, nail files, cuticle trimmers, nail clippers and polish over a worn hunter-green hand towel. I pull a bar stool up to a white quartz kitchen island and get to work.
During one of my recent Sunday evening rituals, I thought about how manicures align with leadership lessons. At first, I thought this comparison was a strange one. However, after sharing with a friend, she encouraged me to put my thoughts to paper.
Here are the four ways that a weekly manicure can be upscaled for a higher education office.