Rethinking design

Cleaners happen to spend more time interacting with built structures than the designers or builders of those structures. We experience how design often makes cleaning difficult. Cleaning mostly conforms to design and therefore happens after the fact but a more expansive view of design and cleaning considers the need to clean even before design and all through construction. Doing that saves much effort, time, space and resources throughout the lifecycle of materials, objects, gizmos and structures. Designing for cleaning among...

A Transformational Adventure in Communications at Zenith Cleaning

A TRANSFORMATIONAL ADVENTURE IN COMMUNICATIONS at ZENITH CLEANING Start: October 2015 Zenith Cleaning is a small team with big dreams and ideas. In addition to cleaning homes and offices, we are redefining cleaning and using it as a tool for individual, organizational and societal transformation. We are a non-traditional company attempting what has never been done with cleaning and our way of thinking and being are outside-the-box. We love people and welcome with open arms those who can thrive with...

Why I am a Cleaner

This post started as a response to the most recent comment (by “No No”) on my article, “I am a Cleaner” on Organizationunbound.org. The comment reflects the experience of most people who do cleaning and this response does not claim to address all the issues raised in the comment. Reading the original article and comment is best, for context. The original “I am a Cleaner” article was also featured on Stanford Social Innovation Review and on Walk out Walk on...