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Delivering a Successful Presentation: How to prepare for a presentation that will educate, inform & engage

White-knuckled and gripping onto the lectern, I remember one of my 1st speech presentation classes in college. Although I had performed as both a musician and an actor, this presentation was a bit different: all I had was a piece of paper, my personality and what little courage I could muster up to maintain the [keep reading...]

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Creating a Green Conference or Seminar: Make your next big meeting or event eco-friendly!

Picture this: a pyramid of 1,200 Styrofoam cups sitting atop 600 plastic water bottles, thousands of plastic utensils, stacks upon stacks of printed brochures and a truckload of promotional gizmos such as pens, key chains, mousepads and magnets. Now multiply that by a million and ship it out to landfills nationwide. This is just a [keep reading...]

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Creating a Green Office Environment: How to make your small business or company eco-friendly

So, you’re thinking about converting your office or small business to an eco-friendly environment, but maybe you’re not sure where to begin. Well, for starters, there are many alternatives to traditional office supplies. Contrary to popular to belief, it’s much easier (and less costly) to switch over to earth-conscious products. While many people think that [keep reading...]

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Finding The Perfect Gift for Secretary’s Day: How to Choose An Appropriate Gift For Your Right-Hand Assistant!

Planning meetings and seminars. Booking your flight. Reminding you of your itinerary. Even re-ordering your office supplies! These are just a few of the daily responsibilities your secretary or administrative assistant performs on a daily basis, multitasking his or her little heart out. Without them, your office would probably not function as the well-oiled machine [keep reading...]

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Global Warming

President Bush was asked whether he believed global warming was a “real and significant threat to the planet.” Bush claimed there is still a real debate over the cause of global warming. Watch it and judge for yourself.

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Hospitality in the Office: How to Create a Welcoming & Work-Friendly Atmosphere

As someone who’s worked in a variety of office settings, I can truly say that I appreciate certain simple comfort items that might be taken for granted – for example, one of life’s basic necessities, water. Yes, you heard me right – I’ve actually been in offices with no water cooler whatsoever. The office itself [keep reading...]

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The World’s Largest Office Products

Photo courtesy of Sandra Suppa, FABER-CASTELL GmbH & Co., Germany PENCIL FOR A HUGE PERFECTIONIST? Guinness listed it as the World’s Largest Pencil in 2006 – at nearly 65 feet tall and requiring 7000+ man-hours over a two year period to complete…but where’s the eraser? IF GODZILLA WAS A GRAFITTI ARTIST… This giant magic marker, [keep reading...]