“You guys, I just love filing!” Said no one, ever. Very few people actually like office filing. But unfortunately, it’s one of those things that needs to get done—unless you and all of your co-workers are fine with a messy avalanche of paper in the corner of the office, or digital files that are impossible…Read more
Let’s just get this out there: jumping onto your desk and shouting “I need those reports in by six!” is fun. It can make your office feel like the stock exchange in an ‘80s movie. But sadly for Wolf of Wall Street wannabes, an office communication system based on dramatic shouting isn’t very productive. That’s…Read more
If you’re in charge of your office budget, hats off to you. In the words of Uncle Ben from Spider-Man, “With great power comes great responsibility”. On one hand, how awesome is it being in charge of the budget?! You get to decide where the company is going for team building events, what your corporate…Read more
Whether it’s the software development team in Prague, regional sales reps scattered across the country, a contract manufacturer in Shenzen or a CEO who prefers working from her Caribbean beach house in the summer, there’s a good chance that everyone is in separate locations (maybe even hemispheres!). And this is just the start. Your organization…Read more
Your company needs a physical space, but the thought of searching for and leasing office space is intimidating (not to mention out of your budget right now). Whether you’re part of a distributed team or small tight knit company, co-working spaces might be the answer. Skeptical? WeWork, one of the biggest office-rental companies and sixth…Read more
Despite the title of this article, we admit it: work is not that weird (usually). What we do at work is mostly straightforward—we earn a paycheck by fulfilling our job duties. But the latest trends in work can most definitely be weird—at least, until we adopt them completely or ignore them entirely. We delved deep…Read more
Question time: Does your company have a robust Emergency Action Plan (EAP)? If you answered with some hesitation, then it’s safe to say that your company doesn’t have an EAP in place.
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.
One of the best ways to ensure employees will not make costly errors in security is to institute a company-wide security awareness training initiative.
A friend once told me a story about his college professor who, no matter what he was explaining, always drew a circle on the classroom’s whiteboard. The topic could be anything from molecular biology to the life cycle of a grasshopper, and, without fail, the professor would eventually amble to the front of the class,…Read more