“Are you awake?” I heard my husband say quietly. It was 4am.
“Yes,” I replied. “Are you worrying?”
“Let’s throw the I Ching then,” I said. This is the ancient and highly respected Chinese method of divination, one of my middle of the night survival tools, which never fails to calm me down if I am worrying, no matter what about. This time, the hexagram received was number 15, Modesty, and although I hadn’t consulted it with business in mind, later that day I began to reflect on the presence (or not) of modesty in business.
What is modesty, and can there be a place for it at all in business? Continue reading