It May "Take a Village" to Keep Up


The way business is conducted continues to change. No surprise…the office furniture industry is as well, so it’s important to keep up. Even dealers with the best and biggest staffs have found it isn’t always easy (or wise) to do it all on your own, so it’s critical to find the resources needed to keep pace.


Here are two sayings with which you may be familiar; both from African proverbs, referring to finding collaborators to help with knowledge and growth.


It Takes a Village was a book written by Hillary Clinton, but the phrase itself has been attributed to an Igbo and Yoruba proverb "It takes a village to raise a child". I did a little research, but according to the things I read, the origin of the popular saying remains a mystery. Some people believe the saying originated in an ancient African proverb; others believe it came from a Native American Tribe.


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