The best leaders are readers of people. They have the intuitive ability to understand others by discerning how they feel and recognizing what they sense. John C. Maxwell
Whenever you buy something new it usually comes with a user’s manual or tag. These manuals are fraught with warnings on product use like: No bleach, no iron, do not operate in water, use mild soap, do not drop, avoid skin contact, do not fold, spindle or mutilate and the list goes on. Sometimes we pay absolutely no attention to the warnings as in when I recently got an envelope in the mail that clearly said, “Do not Fold” neatly folded in my mailbox. My mail delivery person clearly must be a guy. Guys don’t do directions well.
I love those little silica packets that are found in products to keep them dry. Each packet will say “Do Not Eat”. I guess, for product liability reasons, they don’t want to be responsible if someone would mistake these packets for their morning sweetener. Here are some funny warnings:
And my favorite
Wouldn’t it be nice if volunteers came with warning labels? Here are some I would suggest:
Feel like working with volunteers is a minefield? Would you like to be able to take advantage of this wonderful, God given, resource for your organization or ministry? Come to the Southern Arizona Social Service Alliance meeting May 15 at 7:00 AM and learn how Robin Blumenthal recruits and utilizes volunteers to benefit the ministry at Pantano.