The objects we choose to surround ourselves with, to decorate our spaces with, act as a reflection of who we are.
Whether we like it not, our clients, our teams, and even our own unconscious selves, are scanning them for meaning.
That first dollar bill from a paying customer. A festival wrist band. A photo of the first company office. Pictures of family.
“people’s possessions tell us even more about their personalities than face-to-face meetings”
– Sam Gosling, PhD and author of Snoop: What your stuff says about you
We keep these objects because they generally serve two functions:(more…)
I hear this all the time; that pretty Instagram quotes are vacuous and motivational posters are pointless.
And yet they endure.