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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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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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Career Change Guidance

People change careers everyday. It’s not uncommon for people to have at least a few careers in their lifetime. Entrepreneurs change careers by starting new or different businesses while technical people might move from programming or design to management, sales, and then possibly back again. Some people change their careers entirely by switching to totally [keep reading...]

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Online Fraud and How It Can Affect You

According to MSN news “High fraud rates continue to plague electronic commerce Web sites, with criminals expected to steal $2.6 billion from online merchants this year, according to a new survey.” Despite the fact that consumers and merchants are taking every effort to avoid getting hit with fraud, a survey conducted by Webroot, a Colorado [keep reading...]

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Green Is No Longer Just The Color Of Money – It Is The Color Of Your Office

Corporate social responsibility is an ever growing task for companies, and with today’s “green“ movement, this concept takes on a whole new dynamic. No longer is it a passing grade for a company to just make a donation or attend a fund raising event for the environment. Companies must now do their part and take [keep reading...]