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create your own letterhead as a part of personal integrated branding design plan
give customized gifts to colleagues and business contacts for no reason at all
clean up your desk spotless, leaving nothing at all on top of it every day
buy professional-grade fonts and apply them to all the document you print out
use Keynote instead of PowerPoint for preparing presentation materials
print your own name card on top-notch stock paper of your own choice
take pictures with unusual individuals and place the photo on your desk
buy a copy of any New York Times bestseller and place it on your desk even if you won’t read it.
replace dull pictures on the wall with MOMA-grade art photography
subscribe to Communication Arts magazine on behalf of the office
be a self-appointed photographer for client meetings and company events
fill the office refrigerator with Perrier (or any other not-so-usual beverage) and let people enjoy it
bring your team members to most unusual places for official lunch or dinner occasions
write postcards to your family, friends, and colleagues during your business trips
if your’s is a kind of company that does not publish annual reports, make one yourself
buy tickets to art exhibitions and musical shows for your boss
replace dull-looking wall clocks, wall calendars, trash cans with modern-looking, cool ones overnight.
bring sheets of paper to meetings and draw mind map of the on-going discussions
summarize everything to one-page format, and then condense the ideas on that page into one short sentence
give names to everything you see in the office in your own way
don’t ask for permission, ask for forgiveness.