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Color Forecast for 2010

The Color Forecast is out and I am loving the inspiration for the Sherwin-Williams 2010 Color Forecast.  Jackie Jordan, Director of Color Marketing for Sherwin-Williams commented, "In uncertain times, we find comfort in the memories and traditions that provide us with  a sense of solid ground. ...

Successfully Working From Home

I recently joined the growing segment of professionals and entrepreneurs that are working from home. Working from home has some obvious advantages: you get to spend more time with your family, you avoid expensive, frustrating commutes and you get to make sales calls in your...

Cubicle Manners and Etiquette

 Today I have decided to post an article from our September Newsletter.  I hope you you find it as insightful as I did!    An exceptional article recently landed on my desk by Ellen Reddick. Ellen specializes in training, consulting and coaching in business professionalism and communications....

Phone Ergonomics

     When you think about ergonomics (the applied science of designing and developing equipment, workstation layout and work strategies to best suit and protect the human body), do you ever consider how you use your telephone?  If you are like me, a good part of your day...

Paperless Office

Whatever happened to the paperless office? With today's amazing technology, we have the capacity to contain whole filing cabinets of information on just one CD-ROM.   Look at what the following can hold: One floppy disk: 750 sheets of paper, about a five-inch stack of typed pages 100 MB...

Acoustics in the Open Office

     Office buildings have become noisier and noisier in the past decade. Open plan offices have become the norm in most industries, as they require lower start-up costs, provide greater flexibility, and encourage communication and collaboration. An estimated 70 percent of office workers perform their...

Trends in Office Design

The goal of interior design in a work environment is to foster the productivity of employees and the profitability of the company. Today's business owners are savvy and accepting of design trends that will attract new business and increase sales. The most important factor in office...

Call Center Planning

When planning a Call Center you need to consider the criteria for the overall space as well as seating and workstation furnishings. To effectively plan your call center, you will need to take a "big picture" view of the space as a whole so...

Brighten Up Your Workspace

After spending the last 14 years in the office furniture industry, I have seen my fair share of crummy office cubicles. If you are spending your time in one of these not so aesthetically pleasing workstations, there are some quick fixes available to help  brighten...

Cubicle and Office Furniture Cleaning Tips

Remember how impeccably clean your office cubicles looked when they were first installed? How do you keep them looking that nice after employees move in?  This is a question that comes up quite often and I would like to share a few cleaning recommendations with...