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.
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
We’re surrounded by tech-based solutions to everyday problems, and there’s a general sense that traditional organization solutions are being muscled out by apps and tech tools.
Ah… the inevitable gift-giving season that comes around every year. Time to pick your Secret Santa, get involved in your team’s White Elephant exchange, and remind your fellow Ninjas and co-workers why it’s so great to have you around. (HINT: It’s more than just your fiendishly good looks.) Now, we’ve been talking a lot about…Read more
Lefties kind of get a bad rap. Thanks to the Romans, who decided that the Latin word for “left” would also mean “sinister,” plus the rest of the world, who decided that phrases like “having two left feet” are culturally acceptable phrases, left-handed people have historically been associated with bad luck, unpleasantness, and general shadiness.…Read more
Deep down, everyone’s a little bit of a geek. Perhaps you’re a diehard Game of Thrones fan who read the books “before it was cool,” or a passionate and firm believer in J.J. Abrams’s ability to handle the Star Wars movies. Maybe you’re just really into zombies. Whatever the case may be, you most likely…Read more
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Having the ability to multi-task is an essential skill for any office ninja; we multi-task in our sleep. In my new office ninja role as Director of Employee Engagement, I started to feel like “multi-tasking” didn’t quite sum up what I was doing every day. I needed a new, more powerful phrase, which is how…Read more