One of the many tools we use (both internally and with clients) is Lego. Not only is it a great physical doodling tool while the brain is busy, it's an important play and creativity tool.
On March 8th 2017, four inspirational businesswomen gathered at Confluence in Whanganui for a panel discussion led by Nicola Pattrick of the Whanganui Chamber of Commerce. I was lucky enough to be one of the large group who attended.
In the part of the week that I’m not working at Double Farley, I’m an artist. I spent twenty years as a very successful portrait photographer in Wellington before deciding to come here to Whanganui in order to focus solely on the creation of my written-word artwork, and live the marvelous slow small-town lifestyle.
Okay, so we don't have a giant slide like Google to get down our three flights of stairs after we've finished work, but we do have this... When you've been at your computer for three hours solid and your head's no longer in the screen-keyboard-making-sense game, then there's something quite satisfying about walking into the lunchroom and making a weird peace sign on the resident pin sculpture.
We had a big Double Farley planning day the other day, to start the year off right. If you wanna get somewhere in business - or life - it's best to know the direction you're heading in, right?