Helpful Articles About Office Products, Business Machines & Office Spaces

Lessons from the Apollo Moon Landing

Lessons from the Apollo Moon Landing

Are you reaching for the stars as you try to accomplish your professional dream? If so, you can learn a lot from the Apollo Moon Landing. Think “Inside” The Box In 1961, American industry did not have the correct tools, equipment, technology or experience to accomplish their goal of landing a man on the moon,…

Achieve a Creative and Productive Work Culture

Achieve a Creative and Productive Work Culture

Creativity and productivity are two of the most powerful tools you can have in your business and office culture. While a significant part of advancing them is through conversation, it is equally as important to integrate them into the overall environment. Follow these tips to achieve creative and productive harmony. Make It Personal Decorate your…

The Right Way to Give Back

The Right Way to Give Back

Did you make a resolution to give back more in 2020? If so, you’re not alone. While it’s commendable that so many people want to donate and give back to their communities, it can easily be placed on the back burner as we begin to get caught up with the hectic nature of our day-to-day…

Tech Tools for Powerful Marketing

Tech Tools for Powerful Marketing

When it comes to marketing, using technology to your advantage is an integral part of ensuring your business’ success. Follow these tips and become a marketing maven in your own right. Creative Captivating Digital Content Creating a compelling story to draw customers in is similar to having the right office products in your company workspace…

Benefits of an Employee Wellness Program

Benefits of an Employee Wellness Program

Employee wellness programs have become a big trend in company culture across the country. From large corporations to small businesses, health programs have been adopted into everyday office culture, mainly in part to the incredible benefits they have on employee health, both physically and mentally. At the root of every program is the science behind…

The Secret Ingredient to Productivity: Coffee

The Secret Ingredient to Productivity: Coffee

It’s no secret that coffee is the fuel that powers most American workdays, with over 90% of Americans consuming caffeine each day. While the common understanding is that coffee keeps us awake and alert, what some people don’t realize is that it also comes with a whole host of other benefits. Caffeine blocks the receptors…

Carpool with Coworkers

Carpool with Coworkers

Morning commutes have a way of becoming the longest and most repetitive part of many workday routines. A fun and beneficial way to switch things up is to carpool with coworkers. Check out these reasons why you should consider sharing a ride. Help save the environment! By carpooling just twice a week, there would be…

The Power of Nap Rooms

The Power of Nap Rooms

How can you be more productive, energized and focused at work? The answer to that question may be more simple than some suspect: Nap Rooms. The concept of an on-site nap room in offices has grown in popularity over the last few years in both corporate and small business settings and for good reason. An…

Ways To Protect Your Company Against Cyber Attacks

Ways To Protect Your Company Against Cyber Attacks

Ways To Protect Your Company Against Cyber Attacks

Add Value To Your Work

Add Value To Your Work

No matter the job position, many people who excel in the workplace are those who are constantly finding new ways to add value for their company. Consider these tips when trying to make a positive impact on your professional career. Know Your Company’s Purpose Understanding the goals of the business along with the mission and…

Elevate Your Workspace

Elevate Your Workspace

It’s easy to put your work area on the backburner when focusing on major projects and upcoming deadlines, however, taking some time to re-energize your environment actually has the power to boost your productivity and overall performance. Consider trying some of these ideas to make your workspace, your happy place. Invest in an Air Freshener…

The Importance Of Work-Life Balance — And How To Achieve It

The Importance Of Work-Life Balance — And How To Achieve It

In this technological age, it can be challenging to find a proper work-life balance. Beyond taking those much deserved vacation days (which fewer and fewer Americans do) it’s also important to implement some strategies for a healthy balance into your daily routine. To stay productive and on top of your game, schedule some personal time…

Four Ways to Achieve Success

Four Ways to Achieve Success

Many people want to advance professionally, but some people feel stagnant in their positions despite a desire to evolve. While it may sound simple, making a roadmap for your career can be the key to advancing and finding success in your chosen field. Follow these four steps to start moving forward.   1. What does…

The Power of Productivity

The Power of Productivity

Employees are what make up a business and allow it to not just survive, but thrive! Studies have shown a direct link between employee happiness and productivity. Follow these four steps to improve your own office productivity! Be Organized The first step is to take inventory of how you’re currently operating and to remember to…

Five Steps to an Eco-Friendly Office

Five Steps to an Eco-Friendly Office

As we begin 2020, many businesses will be making a New Year’s resolution of going green. Follow these five steps to make your office more eco-friendly and efficient.   1. Start a “Going Green” Office Squad In order to accomplish more and start an open dialogue around sustainability in your workplace, a crucial first step…

Office Tech Etiquette

Office Tech Etiquette

Technology has become a constant fixture in most lives today, but with all that power comes responsibility. When using electronics in the office, consider these tech etiquette tips. Mobile Devices Most people can’t help but use their phone when in the office, particularly for phone calls. That being said, you want to ensure that while…

An Expert Guide to Office Ordering

An Expert Guide to Office Ordering

You’re an expert in office ordering. You’re 10 steps ahead, always knowing what your team needs before they know they need it. While your job is oftentimes overlooked by the rest of the company, it’s only because they’ve never had to go without you — and that’s a good thing. From office supplies and cleaning…

Work and Play: How Laughter Can Help Your Business

Work and Play: How Laughter Can Help Your Business

Traditionally viewed as a serious environment, it can be jarring, and potentially even inappropriate to some, to hear bursts of laughter in the workplace. However, many studies have shown that humor can have a positive impact in the office. According to research conducted by MIT, even a slight chuckle can bring with it a host…

Crafting a Memory Box

Crafting a Memory Box

A memory box is a great way to store memories and keepsakes from your past. But what exactly goes in one? We’ve come up with a list of what to do and not to do when creating your own.   To begin, a memory box should have a theme. Three possible theme ideas are: Dedicated…

Unexpected Ways to Cook with Tea

Unexpected Ways to Cook with Tea

International Tea Day is in December and to celebrate we have provided a variety of ways to use tea that go beyond the much beloved, hot drink.   Bake Cookies Take afternoon tea to the next level by flavoring your cookie dough with powdered matcha. When baking sugar cookies in particular, use two tablespoons of…

The Nicest Airports Around the World

The Nicest Airports Around the World

While most airports are notorious for being considered the last place you want to be when flights have been delayed or cancelled, these five make long layovers seem more like a gift than a curse.   Singapore The best thing about the Singapore airport? It doesn’t feel like an airport. Relax amidst their beautiful butterfly…

Include Furry Friends in the Festivities

Include Furry Friends in the Festivities

The holidays are here and many people are busy planning fun activities and celebrations with their family and friends. With all of the commotion, it’s important to remember that pets are often considered family to many people too. Here are four ways to include your furry friends in all of the holiday action:   Surprise…

Give Back and Make a Difference

Give Back and Make a Difference

The holiday season is a great time for your company to give back to the community. Here are four ways your company can make this holiday season one to remember.   Host a Coat and Food Drive During the cold winter months, hosting a coat drive is a great way to give people in need…

Wellness Trends for 2020

Wellness Trends for 2020

As 2019 comes to a close, many people will find themselves setting goals and resolutions for the new year. Health and wellness will likely be at the forefront, with countless people using 2020 as the catalyst for taking better care of their bodies and minds. From personal trainers in mirrors to getting enough sleep, here…

Celebrating the Holidays at Work

Celebrating the Holidays at Work

Traditions are a central part of the family, but what people often don’t realize is that they are equally as important in companies. When holidays are celebrated at work, it is directly linked to a boost in positive employee morale which results in higher rates of employee motivation.   While you should avoid celebrating specific…

Sailing Charter Around the British Virgin Islands

Sailing Charter Around the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands has become an increasingly popular spot for visitors, especially those interested in doing a sailing charter. Here are some great spots to visit and some tips to keep in mind while you’re there.   Virgin Gorda is a beautiful first stop, especially if you get a chance to check out The…

The Art of Racing in the Rain: Book vs. Movie

The Art of Racing in the Rain: Book vs. Movie

This past August, the long awaited film adaptation of the beloved book “The Art of Racing in the Rain” was released. Like many books adapted to the big screen, fans were apprehensive prior to its release, fearing it would not live up to the 2008 best seller. While you’ll have to see the film to…

Hobbies That Help Happiness and Productivity

Hobbies That Help Happiness and Productivity

Many successful business leaders today have praised the art of setting aside time for fun hobbies. The CEO of Goldman Sachs plays the turntables while Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman swears by Taekwando. Yet, with chaotic schedules and the undeniable rise of workaholism, it can be difficult to find the time in your day, let alone…

Thanksgiving Activities for the Whole Family

Thanksgiving Activities for the Whole Family

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we’ve gathered a list of five fun activities to get your family talking about more than the bird this year. Check out our suggestions and make your Thanksgiving memorable and meaningful for everyone. 1. Hold Your Own Turkey Trot It’s not uncommon for communities around the U.S. to…

Leave Stress Behind

Leave Stress Behind

It’s no secret that stress levels are at an all time-high, particularly for those with high-demanding jobs. With chaotic work weeks, project deadlines and families and lives to maintain outside of the office, it has never been more important to find the right balance between professional and home life. We have gathered three of the…

Apple Cider Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Buttercream Frosting

Apple Cider Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Buttercream Frosting

Fall is upon us and that means it’s time to break out the best seasonal recipes. If you’re looking for something to get your whole family in the holiday season, check out our Apple Cider Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Buttercream Frosting.   Prep Time: 30 Minutes Cook Time: 17 Minutes Total Time: 47 Minutes Serves:…

Motown Turns 60

Motown Turns 60

Berry Gordy, the Founder of Motown Records began his career with the dream of creating music for all people. At a 60th anniversary tribute he saw that dream fulfilled. While he spoke to the crowd, he discussed his goal of creating a “legacy of love” that will bring people together through all walks of life.…

Customer Service: Above and Beyond

Customer Service: Above and Beyond

An airline already known for their brilliant customer service, Southwest has earned themselves an incredible amount of loyal customers. When Carl and Mellisa Pascarella were traveling to Los Angeles from Washington, DC, the airline did it once again, but this time gaining not two, but three new customers. Carl and Mellisa managed to receive two…

Greta Thunberg: The Climate Crisis

Greta Thunberg: The Climate Crisis

On August 20, 2018 Greta Thunberg skipped school and began protesting by herself outside of Sweden’s Parliament. She referred to it as a “school-strike” while she demanded that the adults around her do more in the face of the climate change crisis.   “I handed out flyers with a long list of facts about the…

Freedom: Lost and Found

Freedom: Lost and Found

When Anya Francis chose to join the U.S. Navy Reserves in 2013, she had no idea a tragic accident would change her life.   While working on a cargo battalion, Anya lost her footing and fell off a 27-foot-high crane. The results were catastrophic: a dislocated neck and a broken rib, back and shoulder blade.…

Three Best U.S. Craft Beer Destinations

Three Best U.S. Craft Beer Destinations

Breweries have become a common attraction for those who understand the value of high quality, locally crafted beers. With that in mind, here’s a list of three cities that have become some of the greatest beer destinations in the U.S. Fort Collins, Colorado If you’re a history lover as much as you are a beer…

Halloween Graveyard Cheesecake Dip Recipe

Halloween Graveyard Cheesecake Dip Recipe

With Halloween’s impending approach and bags of candy lining the shelves of your grocery store, people everywhere are busy searching for the perfect costume, planning the best party and routing their trick or treating trail. In between the chaos of candy wrappers and scary ghosts and ghouls, many people forget to plan a yummy surprise…

Pumpkin Carving Contests: How to Win

Pumpkin Carving Contests: How to Win

Halloween is right around the corner and so is one of its main features: pumpkins! With so many fun competitions both online and in your community, pumpkin carving contests are all the rage for both children and adults. Here are some simple steps to help ensure your pumpkin takes home a prize. Step 1: Competition…

Walk and Talk: Why Walking Meetings are Taking Over the Workplace

Walk and Talk: Why Walking Meetings are Taking Over the Workplace

Walking meetings have become popular in many workplaces. Prescribed by Public Health England as a potential cure to chronic workplace lethargy, countless people have adopted the practice both at work and in other areas of their lives. Here’s a list of why you may want to consider implementing it in your own professional career and…

Bear, The Blind Pitbull

Bear, The Blind Pitbull

Still just a puppy, a Pitbull named Bear was walking around a gas station in Trenton, NJ when he was hit by a car. Quickly racing away from the scene, the driver left him there to die. Luckily, someone nearby had witnessed the horrific accident and rushed Bear to an animal hospital, where he was…

Baby in One Hand, Degree in Another

Baby in One Hand, Degree in Another

When Briana Williams arrived at Saint John’s University, she only had a suitcase, a pair of shoes and a bible. A first-generation college student, Williams graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Legal Studies before she made her way to Boston to attend Harvard Law School.   A woman with a passion for helping…

Baby in One Hand, Degree in Another

Baby in One Hand, Degree in Another

When Briana Williams arrived at Saint John’s University, she only had a suitcase, a pair of shoes and a bible. A first-generation college student, Williams graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Legal Studies before she made her way to Boston to attend Harvard Law School.   A woman with a passion for helping…

Country Music’s New Star

Country Music’s New Star

Historically being one of the more cloistered genres of the music industry, many have tried and failed to become a country music artist. So, how does one find their place within the genre? Blanco Brown, the singer of the country hit, “The Git Up,” has found a way.   “The Git Up” contains the stylistic…

Country Music’s New Star

Country Music’s New Star

Historically being one of the more cloistered genres of the music industry, many have tried and failed to become a country music artist. So, how does one find their place within the genre? Blanco Brown, the singer of the country hit, “The Git Up,” has found a way.   “The Git Up” contains the stylistic…

Auto Draft

Auto Draft

In today’s world of technological advancements, digital transformation has become all the craze across most industry sectors. However, with countless companies and organizations trying to transform, many will fail. Here are the three pillars necessary to ensure digital transformation success. 1. Non-Digital Before you‘re capable of achieving digital success, you must first examine the non-digital.…

The Pillars of Digital Transformation

The Pillars of Digital Transformation

In today’s world of technological advancements, digital transformation has become all the craze across most industry sectors. However, with countless companies and organizations trying to transform, many will fail. Here are the three pillars necessary to ensure digital transformation success. 1. Non-Digital Before you‘re capable of achieving digital success, you must first examine the non-digital.…

World Vegetarian Day

World Vegetarian Day

October 1st is World Vegetarian Day and now more than ever we are seeing a rise in the number of people adopting the meatless diet. But just how tempting is it to make the switch? We’ve provided a list of reasons why you may want to make the change to meat-free meals.   A Healthy…

World Vegetarian Day

World Vegetarian Day

October 1st is World Vegetarian Day and now more than ever we are seeing a rise in the number of people adopting the meatless diet. But just how tempting is it to make the switch? We’ve provided a list of reasons why you may want to make the change to meat-free meals.   A Healthy…

Crafts You Can Make with Popsicle Sticks

Crafts You Can Make with Popsicle Sticks

If you enjoy eating popsicles, you might want to hold onto some of the extra sticks. With a little creativity you can transform them into some interesting creations! Check out a few different art projects you can develop with some wooden sticks and a few other materials. Popsicle Stick Plant Hanger Supplies: Popsicle sticks Hot…

What to Buy for Your Musician Friend

What to Buy for Your Musician Friend

The talent of a musician should never be undervalued, since writing music and playing instruments requires a lot of time and practice. Finding a good gift for a musician can be tricky, since there are only so many times you can buy new instruments. If you’re stumped on what to get, we’ve collected a few…

Motivational Tips for Fledgling Writers

Motivational Tips for Fledgling Writers

There’s nothing more satisfying than completing a story you’ve been writing for weeks. Writing takes a lot of time and motivation, and it can be very easy to lose the drive to finish when you run out of ideas. In fact, there are plenty of new writers who are primed for success, but fail to…

Keeping Your Money Safe While You Travel

Keeping Your Money Safe While You Travel

Traveling can be a lot of fun, whether you are heading to a different state or out of the country entirely. However, your money is at risk while you travel, for a number of different reasons. If you are away from home, it can be challenging to get assistance if your money is stolen. Before…

Hacks for Easy Office Storage & Organization

Hacks for Easy Office Storage & Organization

Storing your work supplies isn’t easy when you don’t have a lot of room. Keeping everything on your desk creates clutter, but throwing everything to the side won’t fix the problem either. If you’re having trouble organizing your desk, we have a few recommendations for you. Try these simple work hacks to create effective storage…

The Best Pieces of Classical Music

The Best Pieces of Classical Music

September is Classical Music Month, making this the perfect time to celebrate this timeless genre of music. Music has evolved tremendously over the past few centuries, but we’ve never forgotten about the compositions from years gone by. From Beethoven to Mozart, the history of classical music is quite extensive. Take a break from listening to…

Boost Sales & Extend Your Reach on Instagram

Boost Sales & Extend Your Reach on Instagram

Thanks to its position as a visual-based social media site, Instagram is a popular marketing tool for business owners looking to promote their products online. There are lots of companies fighting over advertising space on the site, so making your page stand out can be tricky. By making a few adjustments to your Instagram marketing…

Test These Delicious Potato Recipes

Test These Delicious Potato Recipes

Potatoes are famous for their versatility. From mashed potatoes to baked potatoes, these starchy vegetables can be prepared in a variety of different ways. There are plenty of interesting ways you can cook potatoes, and we’d like to share some of them with you. Expand your palette, and try one of these delicious spud-centric recipes.…

Easy Tips to Clean Your Keyboard

Easy Tips to Clean Your Keyboard

Keyboards get dirty very easily. Dust can build up over time, and if you are eating while typing, crumbs can fall in between the keys. Cleaning inside and between the keys can be a bit tricky, which is why there are specific strategies you can use to clean your keyboard. Try using one of the…

Improvements to the Tradition of Office Meetings

Improvements to the Tradition of Office Meetings

Today’s office meetings are vastly different from how they used to be. Decades ago, people would simply go into a meeting and listen to a speaker discuss important topics. With the advent of technology and better planning, meetings have become much more interactive. See how the tradition of the office meeting has changed, and take…

Sewing for Beginners: Easy Projects to Try

Sewing for Beginners: Easy Projects to Try

Sewing is a fun pastime for lots of people since it allows people to create decorations and other fun items to use at home. However, some sewing projects can be pretty complex, and there are many people who are afraid to try it as a result. Fortunately, there are plenty of fun, beginner-friendly projects you…

Celebrating Birthdays in the Office

Celebrating Birthdays in the Office

Everyone loves celebrating birthdays, and there’s no better way to show your appreciation for a coworker than throwing a celebration in the office when that person’s birthday arrives. Besides just being a nice thing to do, celebrating office birthdays is an excellent way to build comradery among staff members. Plus, it’s a chance for everyone…