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…

The Importance of Visual Presentations

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With all the various forms of online communication at our fingertips, it can be very tempting for a manager to simply convey new tasks, new methods, or new ideas through an email or text chat. If you’re one of those employers who might be overlooking the importance of visual presentations, then you’re missing out on a chance to utilize one…

Mistakes to Avoid When Planning a Corporate Event

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The event of the year is on the calendar so don’t let it flop! Whether your company is hosting an annual conference that draws hundreds of professionals from your industry, or the event is a more simple annual employee gathering, avoid these corporate event mistakes. 1. The venue is too small. Sure, the seat count might be accurate, but is…

4th of July Office Party Ideas

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The 4th of July is almost upon us, and if you’re sensing that summertime itch brewing among your employees, you’re not alone. As we approach the nation’s most patriotic holiday, American workers across the country are spending just a little bit more time staring out the window than they are staring at their monitor. But, that’s okay — you won’t…

How to Show Your Patriotic Pride for July 4th

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Every year on July 4th, Americans from every corner of the country come together to celebrate the magnificence that is the United States. What remains true of our nation is that — no matter how entangled we may be in our own political struggles — the most liberal person and the most conservative person will always uniformly agree that our…

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,…

6 Fun Fonts for Your Correspondence

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Whether you’re sending out a mirthful marketing promo to customers or a lively letter to a friend, you can spruce up your correspondence with fun fonts. While you have dozens of fun fonts from which to choose, we narrowed it down to our favorite six fun fonts that met our strict criteria. That means the fonts must be readily available,…