Part of my job -- probably the part I like least -- is setting up the big display windows outside the store. It's hot, dusty work, and I don't enjoy working in confined spaces. Fortunately, I only have to change the windows a few times a year, so I put a little effort into each display I set up. For instance, here is an array of dog books and merchandise that is due to come down soon:
Brilliant? No way. I wouldn't even say it's one of my best efforts. But it's eye-catching and has some variety (not to mention some weird items, such as a book on how to throw themed parties for your dog). I'm not ashamed of it. Still, it looks like just about every other window I've ever dressed. Ho hum.
When I feel insecure about my work, I look at the window display in the used bookstore across the street from us: