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What I learned from sticking my hand in a lawnmower

Posted by on May 15, 2012 in Insight and Inspiration, Problem-solving, Worker Safety, Workplace Culture | 1 comment

What I learned from sticking my hand in a lawnmower

So after months off putting off the task, I finally decided to mow my   own lawn last week. Anytime I take a task like this (one that many women would leave to the men in their lives!) I feel very independent and powerful.  Also, it was a beautiful sunny day. I won’t lie – I was really enjoying myself! I zipped through the back and side lawns, but unfortunately the grass on my front lawn had grown so tall and thick that it choked my poor electric old mower into submission about halfway through. It just stopped dead. Undaunted, I flipped the mower over and pulled out the grass...

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