Tech Brings “Do Not Disturb” to a Whole New Level       

An Easier Workday is a More Productive Workday I saw an interesting item the other day about the newest version of iOS (the Apple operating system). It includes changes that make its “Do Not Disturb” feature more useful. New tweaks make it even more useful for helping...

The Benefits of Mindfulness and Guided Imagery for Business

Be Mindful. Be Productive. Be Done. I’m going to take a step away from my usual business topics today and discuss something that may sound a little more “cosmic” than usual. But I’ve come to believe it can make a big difference in your business day if you are open to...

10 Quotes to Inspire Your Team to Succeed

Valuable Thoughts from Successful People Last week I offered up some tips about inspiring your team through behaviors and one-time activities. But today, I thought I’d let some others take over the job. Some of the most successful and famous people have expressed...

5 Ways to Have a Better Workday

Making Work Seem Less Like It With the new year flying by and too much to do and too little time, you’re probably stressed out. In fact, Americans are reporting a stress level of 4.6 on a scale from 1 to 10 with 10 being totally stressed out. So today I’m going to...

How To Find Success In Business AND Your Personal Life

Are You Looking for Success In All The Wrong Places? Making a business thrive is 80% psychology and 20% strategy. That’s one of the things I’ve learned from a program I recently completed. It’s called Mind Hack, developed by David Bayer. And I’d encourage you...

Is Loneliness in the Workplace Hurting Your Bottom Line?

“Lonely” Can Mean “Costly” to Your Company One of our major goals is to make your sales process more effective, from using promotional items smartly to having your printing needs met more efficiently through print supply chain management.I often suggest one of our...

How to Be a Better Leader in 4 Simple Steps

Learn How to Be a Better Leader in 4 Simple Steps Our company is more than just a promo and print services provider. When my grandfather founded it nearly a century ago, the whole idea was to save people time in their workday, so they could be more productive and...

6 Productivity Tips from Sleep to Supply Chain Management

6 Ways to Increase Efficiency in the Workplace from Sleep to Supply Chain Management There’s nothing wrong with summer hours and a more casual atmosphere. But summer might be the perfect time to try out a few of these ideas on making the time you do spend at the...

Can You Improve Your Creativity and Success with Quiet Time?

Quiet Your Mind and Your Environment for Success We all deal with constant “noise” in today’s world. Physical sounds are certainly part of it. A guy roars down your street on his unmuffled motorcycle, the constant backdrop of blaring televisions at every restaurant...

6 Sales Tips for the New Year

6 Sales Tips to Give Your Business a Head Start in The New Year It’s human nature. Most of us (consciously or unconsciously) “kick back” a little bit in December, enjoying family, the holiday atmosphere, and a more laid-back vibe at the office. A few decorations and...

Why Your Vote Isn’t Your Most Important Decision Today

A Must-Watch Vote for Good! Happy Election Day. At least it should be. We should be proud that we are the largest and most powerful country in the world. And in my opinion, that’s in no small part because we have been able, for more than 200 years, to choose our own...

Endless Workday? Here’s The Solution

Is Your Company Adding “Anticipatory Stress” to Employees’ Work-Life Balance with An Endless Workday Culture? Our Superior Business Solutions customers are quality folks. I’ve met and spoken with a great many of you, and come away knowing you are...

Harvard Study Says Books Are Better Bedtime Buddies Than e-Readers

An e-Book Doesn’t Have to Be Scary to Keep You Awake! You’ve probably heard the same warning I have…don’t look at digital screens right before bed if you want to go right to sleep. I believed it, but recently I saw some actual proof, in an article about a...

3 Ideas To Be More Productive at Work

Looking for Ways to Be More Productive at Work? The annual “Lions’ Lament” is starting around these parts, so that means football season (and fall) is dead ahead. If your office enjoys a bit of a relaxed attitude during the summer months, it’s time to get back to an...

Post-it® Notes Proves the Power of Print and Paper

More Evidence Digital Alone Doesn’t Get It Done. Today More Than Ever, We All Need The Power of Print and Paper We often share information here about the power of print and paper.  The tangible benefits of printed pieces are significant, and apply to everyone. I...

Performers Push Audiences to Unplug

Drop The Phone – Catch The Show! In several recent posts, I’ve encouraged you to “unplug” from the office, in order to help restore some balance between your working and personal lives.  While I still think that’s an important step, a recent article reminded me...

When Working From Home Isn’t Working

An Old Phrase Takes On A New Meaning “Working from home” used to have a very positive image. Often, it referred to a job that didn’t require the employee to come to the office each day. Sales representatives, electronic technology experts and even some executives were...

3 Ways Employers Can Support Work-Life Balance – #MindfulTech

The Job Matters…But So Do The People Doing It! When you hear the words “work-life balance” the first image that pops into your head is probably some guy working late at an office instead of going home to a wife and family in time for dinner, etc.  That’s...