Friday, August 25, 2017

Celebrate the small things: a beautiful badge

When I started at my current job, just over one year ago, I was pleased to learn that the company provided a uniform. I was given three white business shirts, and 2 blue polo shirts; all of which bore the company name and logo. My manager also wore the uniform, as did one of my colleagues; sometimes. After the exit of two of my workmates, their replacements did not wear uniforms, and when our manager left, I was the only employee wearing the uniform.

After one year, said uniform began to show its age. The brilliant white now not so brilliant, nor white, and the polos faded. One even had a hole in the side.

Now manager-less, I suggested at one of our team meetings that we should either wear uniforms or name badges in order to improve our professional appearance. I would have preferred uniforms, but in the democracy of the management team, badges were chosen as the way to go.

I took responsibility for designing and ordering the badges. They arrived on Thursday and I was, and am, very pleased. I think they look great, and I'm happy not to have to wear old shirts any more.

The arrival of these magnetic name badges made my week.

What little thing (either magnetic or not) made you happy this week?


  1. Finding a vintage Tommy Hilfiger shirt for $2. Woo hoo!

  2. Sometimes it is the little things that make your day.

    1. I suppose that's we have this blog hop called Celebrate the Small Things. Most of the good things are little things, aren't they? the big good things are sometimes few and far between.

  3. It's fantastic having this blog-hop. I've been out of the loop for a while; Lexa knows why, but I've celebrated quite a few good things these past few weeks. It's great to 'meet' you! Eva

  4. This sounds like a small but perfectly formed victory! Have a good week.