Planning the audio/visual (A/V) components of an event is kind of like ordering roofing materials when building a house: it’s not all that exciting (you’d rather be browsing paint swatches or shopping for furniture). However, it’s super important.
Feng shui, anyone? This ancient Chinese art examines how the placement of objects affects the energy flow in your living environment. And those same principles can also be applied to where you work. Everybody loves to decorate the office, but before you can coordinate color schemes, you’ll need to commit to some fundamental office essentials first.
Office Ninjas are a gracious people. They will accept your drugstore chocolates with a sincere-sounding “Thank you.” They will pretend to like that corny, oversized coffee mug, even though they have nineteen others collecting dust at home. And if you dare hand them a cluster of helium-filled balloons tied to a teddy bear, they will…Read more
Let’s be real Ninjas, your desk is more than just a desk. It’s your daily domain, the place where you rock admin life like a boss and the spot where you work hard and GSD every single day. Is there anything more exciting than a highly organized, creatively chic yet awesomely functional work space? We…Read more
We’ve all heard the horror stories about the terrible things that happen to our bodies when we spend so much time sitting still. Obesity, sluggishness, cardiovascular issues, and diabetes. They’re just a few of the problems that can result from a mainly sedentary lifestyle. Unfortunately, when you take some time to think about it, our…Read more
If you’re thinking about going remote, or if you’ve just started working from home part-time, congratulations! You’re in for a heap more flexibility, a lot of time saved on commuting and the pleasures of working in an environment that you’re in control of. Nice work, Ninja! Some remote workers like to work from co-working spaces—it…Read more
As a Ninja, a big part of your job could be booking travel for your executives, team members, and even yourself. And, while that task sounds relatively simple, you know it doesn’t take much to turn into a large, complicated mess of different service providers, time zones, and frequent flyer rewards. If this sounds like your…Read more
Every company needs someone who can manage the reins of a thousand moving parts in the day-to-day operations of a company. That’s the job of an Executive Assistant, Office Manager, Admin Assistant, and all around Office Ninja.
Kickstarter isn’t just for indie filmmakers. There are tons of projects up and down the site that focus on more than just entertainment—and that includes projects for office ninjas! If you look hard enough, you can find anything from tech timesavers to fashionable outfit additions. There’s even someone trying to make a travel organizer for…Read more
Earlier this year we brought you a round-up of 5 future apps and gizmos that promised to take your ninja abilities from jaw-dropping to total life domination. This time we’re back with 5 new mind-blowing gadgets that will not only change your life, but also re-define how your entire office functions on a daily basis!…Read more