The Persian Flaw
According to legend, ancient rug makers wove intentional flaws into their carpets to remind people of their human nature, reinforcing the notion that perfection belongs to a higher power. If only we could remember that basic truth when our teammates upset us. How many times have we lost our tempers when coworkers made errors—perhaps similar to ones we have made in the past? Mistakes do happen, so it seems only natural to be understanding.