When you work for a company that has the belief that all their employees are superheroes, you can quickly become a bit of a fan. (Have you read our CEO’s take on why every X-Teamer is a super+hero?)
We are all given a superhero version of ourselves. What defines the superhero is a combination of what we excel with at work, mixed with elements of what we love outside of work.
As you can imagine, this causes us to be very proud to work for our company, which started me thinking: how I could do something to show how proud I am? Enter: the shoes.
Most of last year, I was in Los Angeles working with X-Team’s FOX team. In Santa Monica, Converse has a store that let’s you print a design on your shoes — if you could put anything on your shoes, it might as well be your superhero.
Four very long days later (it’s a bit of a complicated process), I had my shoes.
These are the most expensive shoes I actually own and the ones I least use. It’s not that they aren’t comfortable, I just don’t want anything to happen to them, so I only use it on certain occasions where our team meets, or when I want to show how I work for such a cool company.
I think a custom T-shirt might be the next step :)