I have actually had Americans complain about these brooms…

Actually many times I have had thrown in my face about how barbaric Russians are. They even do not have decent brooms…

No lie, I have had the simple fact about making homemade brooms used as a deficit effect against Russia…

The brooms you see most often in Russia look like what is in the image. In fact I use a broom very much like the one on the left. It is factory made and is probably the most effective broom I have ever used. The broom of twigs on the right is mainly a street sweeping broom and can be made from all the trees growing almost anywhere around Moscow and all of Russia…

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It is strange to me that a number of people from my home country actually look down upon a broom and actually use it as a bases for how pathetic Russia is…

I find it interesting and “just right” as Svetochka would say. The brooms are cost effective, left broom can be bought for around 20 rubles and cost is negligible for the right broom. That makes them exactly the right brooms. For the job is to sweep and that they do with efficiency, both physically and financially…

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“If you want to teach people a new way of thinking, don’t bother trying to teach them. Instead, give them a tool, the use of which will lead to new ways of thinking.” – R. Buckminster Fuller

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I taught my managers to utilize tools at hand to accomplish what they could to succeed. Tools should be financially attainable and usable. Tools need to last and tools need to be able to be reproduced expediently and with in a budgeted restraint…

The cheapest thing that we had at our disposal in a business was humans and the labor they could do. I use to say, “The scrubby pad was the greatest invention of all time! It utilized the human, it was cheap and it was efficient. No Restaurant could function without a scrubby pad and or should function without such a perfect tool.” – Kyle

The lowly scrubby pad could clean the whole world, with enough humans and like the ditch digger in life digging ditches, we need to clean. Soap and water cleaned and polished anything, with a scrubby. Even the ditch digger can be scrubbed with a scrubby… 😉

Therefore, like the broom, it is vital to have in plenty and to have attainability, cheaply…

Business survives not on fancy, but on effectiveness…

Why do we look down upon others who are more efficient than we are?

Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. – Steve Jobs

Pretty clear to me who has the wrong idea about life and what makes it tick…

WtR

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