Leaders, you have a precious tract of real estate right before you every day. Put it to work by adding components that people identify with success and credibility—and deleting some others.
1. THE BEST TECH THAT MONEY CAN BUY: We live in a digital world, and displaying a computer capable of dealing with anything that’s thrown your way tells people you’re tech-savvy and you insist on staying that way while others fall a little behind. A top-of-the-line computer also hints at a heightened level of creativity, while a superior laptop says, “I’m ready to take this show anywhere on a moment’s notice.”
2. A PHOTO OF YOU IN ACTION: Show visitors the side of you they don’t quite know. The main photo on your desk should make them think, “Wow, I misjudged this person!” Whatever your passion in life is outside of work, that’s what they should see. Stereotypical shots of spouses and kids get forgotten because they’re so familiar; con...(register to read more)