Friday, April 14, 2017
Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Adding the colorful paper lanterns, transforms this kind of dark alley of a walkway between two buildings from a place that is kind of scary, into a place that you want to walk into and explore. There are some really nice shops along the way.
A little color or brightness can make a big difference.
When I started my current job, I remarked to the boss, that I would bring in all of the diplomas and licenses and put up the "Wall of Credibility" in my office. Doing this is expected in professional offices. His response was, "do that, if it is what you want to do, or put up in your office things that make you feel good about being here, things that brighten your day, and make you feel good." I don't see clients in my office, it is my private work space. I thought about it and I put the wall of credibility up in my bedroom at home, and filled my office with art and travel mementos. The wall of credibility reminds me when I get up in the morning, that I have come a long way in life. The art in my office brings color and the travel mementos remind me that work balances adventure, I can't have adventures without work. I try to fill my surroundings with things that make me happy and feel good.
What's on your walls?