Clearing off Your Desk for the New Year!

By claire |

Holiday shopping is calling, your dry cleaning is waiting and you are ready for VACATION! But wait, before leaving for the holidays, roll up your selves, dedicate some time and clean your desk to start the New Year off organized and ready to be productive. •    As simple as it sounds: file your papers! While […]


Hosting the Perfect Office Holiday Party

By claire |

Office holiday parties are an excellent way to boost employee morale and head into the New Year revived and passionate about your company goals. To be the hostess (or host!) of the mostest, follow these simple tips and get your party on: •    The first thing you must determine as host is your budget. After […]


Keeping Your Team Motivated during Down Time

By claire |

The end of summer is a lazy time for everyone. August in particular is thought of as a time for vacation, which makes it hard to stay motivated in the office. There are, however, some tricks that can help you get through those long days and make them some of the best and most productive […]


Using Down Time to Test Drive New Ideas

By claire |

While business generally slows down during the month of August, don’t let those last humid summer days slip away as wasted workdays. Here are a few ideas for ways to optimize your down time and set your company up for a productive month. Are you up to date on the latest news in your industry […]


Your Office Back-to-School List

By claire |

Can toner ruin your business? It can. It has. And it probably will happen to a number of business owners who overlook the importance of planning. Think about it. You forget to assign your employees to purchase ink toner for the printer. The big pitch meeting arrives and you need a last minute print-out. The […]


A Strategic Plan for your Business Trip

By claire |

No matter how often you travel, its important to consider a few steps to ensure that your business travel goes as smoothly as possible. Keeping in mind building an effective travel wardrobe, finding a convenient flight and hotel location is all part of a successful business trip. But this is not enough. Carefully planning the […]


Goal Execution: Putting your “To Do” List into Action

By claire |

Making a list of amazing goals and ideas is easy. Putting those thoughts into action–not so easy. But a famous Chinese philosopher once said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” So, here are a few “small steps” you can take toward reaching your goals. Start Now Putting off your goals […]


Evaluating your PMT…

By Perks |

“What? That was supposed be done this quarter? Ooooh”.   Sound familiar? And sometimes phrases such as this aren’t just excuses. Sometimes things do get lost in the communication. Avoiding this situation is one of the key reasons for every company to have a Project Management Tool in place. The discipline of planning, organizing and […]


CRMs – So what do the critics say…?

By Perks |

You’ve heard of the Oscars right? And the Olivier’s? Well how about the CRM Awards? Okay, well perhaps they are not as well publicized as the others, but the fact that these even exist proves that CRM is deemed quite important within the industry. The buzz around these tools can be demonstrated by the fact […]