What your boss thinks of your messy desk

  • April 11, 2017

More than half of senior managers interviewed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said the most distracting or annoying aspect of employee workspaces is sloppiness or...

Bring Lean methodology into work

  • March 13, 2017

Lean methodology was adapted from the Toyota Pro­duction System and focuses on the elimination of waste within work.

There’s nothing wrong with a planner book

  • December 27, 2016

If you still use a faux-leather, spiral-bound, at-a-glance weekly book with the year embossed on the cover—instead of a digital one that hides under an app on your...

Using OneNote to organize your content

  • January 26, 2016

OneNote is a great tool for organizing content. Some­­times, you need just one more level of grouping to make OneNote the ideal solution.

Tips for a smooth office relocation

  • November 12, 2014

At some point, your office will likely need to pull up stakes and head out to unexplored territory, moving the staff and everything else—whether it’s two...

4 tips for going paperless

  • May 20, 2014

Many offices are moving away from paper to protect the environment, spend less on printing supplies and reduce office clutter. Going paperless can also keep...

Somewhere within the rainbow, productivity

  • April 30, 2014

If you’re looking to boost productivity in your workplace, think of the paint you’re splashing on the walls. Yes, color can profoundly affect your behavior.

Time to clear your office clutter

  • April 25, 2014

Few things chip away at productivity more than disorganization. Boost your productivity with these clutter-clearing tips from Rhonda Abrams.

Office spring cleaning–Plan now!

  • February 24, 2014

It’s time to open your planner and designate one day next month to refresh the entire workplace, throw out the clutter and rejuvenate office spirit. Here are...

Find focus in a workplace without walls

  • January 28, 2014

If your open office is driving you crazy and damaging your productivity, columnist and workplace expert Anita Bruzzese has advice to help you draw lines and train your...

Why you need 2 break-room bulletin boards

  • November 07, 2013

Does your workplace have one large bulletin board in the break room? Perhaps the note asking “If anyone found a pair of sunglasses, please return them to Deb in...

Is it time to rethink an open-space office?

  • November 05, 2013

Open-plan offices have grown in popularity for not only communication benefits, but economic factors. But a new study based on a survey of over 42,000 office workers in...

Organizing your social media message

  • August 22, 2013

Sending a consistent message on social media requires an organized plan, a calendar of what you will communicate on each channel on a weekly or monthly basis. Some...