6 Cool Office Decor Ideas to Make Your Workspace Instagrammable

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Your workspace is a direct reflection of you. It is vibrant, exciting, and welcoming? Or, is your space bland and blah? If you find yourself snapping tons of selfies at work for Instagram, pencil in a mini cubicle makeover using our cool office ideas so you can show the world more about you. After all, we could all use a…

#ThrowbackThursday: The 5 Best 90s School Supplies

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As most kids who grew up in the 90s know, school supply shopping wasn’t just throwing random supplies into a cart and calling it a day. Instead, choosing supplies was a feat that required finding the coolest binders, the best pens and pencils, and all the latest gadgets to show off your style. To pay tribute to those bygone days…

9 Quotes About Stationery Every Writer Will Love

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Humans require basic necessities to survive. These include food, water, shelter – and, for some, stationery. If you’re the type who lists stationery as one of your must-haves, you’re not alone. We found a handful of notable folks who have felt the same way, as evidenced in this collection of stationery quotes. What Stationery Can Do to You Stationery has…

How to Maximize Time at a Networking Event

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Hob nobbing with colleagues and professionals in your industry comes with a few rules. If you want to maximize your time at a networking event, remember it is a work function. After-party karaoke is fine. Keg stands are not. Here’s how to keep your next meeting classy and professional, with an emphasis on productivity. Practice Active Listening It’s easy to…

Quotes for National Parents’ Day

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While we celebrate our moms in May and honor our dads in June, we can give them both the kudos they deserve on National Parents’ Day in July. Celebrated on the fourth Sunday in July, National Parents’ Day may not be as well-known as Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, but it’s just as important. It’s a day to pay tribute…

Calendar Tips for Staying Organized

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It’s a hectic world out there, and it seems like the harder you work and the more success you achieve, the more hectic it becomes. If you want to be successful, it takes more than just hard work; it takes planning and organization. Of all the modern day apps and tools available, nothing has found a way to improve on…

8 Fun Ways to Improve Employee Engagement

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Is the typical workday at your office filled with laughter, chatter, and lots of work completed with loads of enthusiasm? If your answer is no, you may want to work on boosting employee engagement. Here are eight fun and easy ways to improve employee engagement and make your staff excited to come into work every day. In-Office Events In-office events…

7 Office Bonding Activities – That Aren’t Lame

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Professional development workshops complete with trust falls and scavenger hunts are so 1999. If you want your team to come together without rolling their eyes at your outdated team building ideas, plan activities that are both engaging and exciting. We’re here to help you think outside the box. 1. Go zip lining. It’s easy to address trust and fear when…

Who Knew? Fun Facts About Paper of the Past

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Since the beginning of time, mankind has struggled to find the perfect way to express himself. Once spoken language was mastered, the struggle to put those words on something permanent began. Artisans throughout history used everything from clay and papyrus to wood and slate in the search for a permanent, but portable means of communicating through the written word. Then,…

Staying in Touch With Your Pen Pal over the Summer

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Just because the school year has ended doesn’t mean you have to lose touch with your buddies. You can stay in touch with your in-person friends by transforming them into penpal friends.  While pen pals aren’t as common as they once were, they remain a terrific way to maintain a strong and solid connection through the art of letter writing….