Is Staples Making it Easy?

Make or Break Moments

I have been buying my office supplies and equipment at Staples since I opened my business in 2005. Perceptions easy button make it easy rewards programs StaplesI love flashing my rewards card and knowing that soon I will receive a check in the mail. In this age when most of the mail is junk or bills, it is nice to know that occasionally you’ll [.].

Enclosures: Should I use a Paperclip or Staple it?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Someone recently queried whether they should use a staple or paperclip on correspondence when they are enclosing documents. Business correspondence with more than one page should be stapled. The enclosures should be paperclipped or clamped to the correspondence, not stapled to it. The only time I will staple it is when the attachments are cheques (1). Tags: checks stapling vs. paperclip professional assistant Administrative Assistant cheques

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How to Maximize Your Social Security

Entrepreneur.com

Social Security can be a staple in retirement income planning. Finance

The Bottom Is In For Campbell Soup Company

Entrepreneur.com

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB), and the rest of the consumer staple industry, have seen their shares pullback in recent weeks because of mounting f.

IAAP EFAM Event: My "Admin Work Bibles" Become a Necessary Staple for Progressive Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

I just got back last night from Minneapolis and the IAAP EFAM. Sunday, I flew in from Vegas for a quick but fabulous visit at IAAP's event. I was there to be a part of the OfficeArrow.com exhibit and to sign my two "work bibles" for the administrative profession: Become an Inner Circle Assistant and Underneath It All. I was happily amazed at the number of attendees who already knew of me through the Office Dynamics web site, Monday Motivators ezine , and already owned copies of my books.

2009 135

General Mills (GIS) Stock Up on Revised View & Business Update

Entrepreneur.com

General Mills (GIS) has slightly upped its fiscal 2022 view, as part of the 2021 Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference. It also offered a busine. Stocks

2022 61

PepsiCo Bubbles To New Highs On Earnings Outlook

Entrepreneur.com

There are a couple of fantastic growth stories in the consumer staples sector and PepsiCo (NASDAQ: PEP) is one of them. The company's strategy to dive. Finance

3 Reasons Why PepsiCo Stock is a Buy

Entrepreneur.com

Consumer staple stocks like PepsiCo (NASDAQ:PEP) can be a great addition to any long-term portfolio, as they are known to hold up well in recessions a.

Looking for Great Deals For Your Office?

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you feel that you could find better buys, not just by going to the different stores such as Staples or Grand & Toy , but online as well? Home About Me Advertise Looking for Great Deals For Your Office? By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity A re you the person that purchases stationary and other items for your department?

2008 100

Colour Coding Works.

Laughing all the Way to Work

I was in back-to-back Committee meetings and I decided to use two different colours of folders, a blue one for the Committee members, with an attendance sheet stapled to the inside cover for my purposes, along with their meeting packages, and a red one for the Chair with everything the Chair was going to need. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

2009 100

Meet Dave. And Dave. Good Morning Dave! Yo Dave!

The Solopreneur Life

H as there ever been a commercial that captures the solopreneur life better than this one from Staples? Are there other ads that speak to solopreneurs? Let us know in the comments. No related posts

Filing Is Easier When It's Cute!

Clutter Coach

Even pretty, patterned file folders from Staples aren't enough to inspire me. by My little secret: I hate filing. But kittens , well, now you're talking! I rely upon Cute Overload to make Mondays, and filing, fun. Originally posted 2008-09-15 15:36:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Filing Is Easier When It's Cute! appeared first on Clutter Coach. Humor Paper filing kittens

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Survey Finds 1 in 8 Office Workers Moonlight as Freelancers

Small Business Labs

The Fiscal Times article This Is Why Freelancing Is the Hot Work Trend  covers a Staples survey showing that 12 percent of office workers do freelance work on the side in addition to their regular job.   These findings were part of a broader workplace study conducted by Staples.

2016 100

Hosting Your Own Teleclass? 6 Dos and Don’ts for a Successful Outcome

Office Organization Success

Don’t staple your notes together but do number your pages. I realize this may sound like a contradiction – if your notes are not stapled together you could easily lose your page (which is why I tell you to number them). However it’s so much easier to turn pages that are not bound than it is to fiddle around turning pages that are stapled. Hosting teleclasses is one of my absolute favorite list building strategies. .

2016 156

Top 5 eco-friendly office supplies

Eco-Office Gals

2) Staple-less staplers. This handy product can cut out the need for staples altogether, as they work by weaving a tiny section of the paper together. Being eco-friendly is at the top of the list for a lot of entrepreneurs at the moment, as lowering their carbon footprint can help them to save money in the long run. Being green can boost brand image as well, especially as a lot of people are choosing to only work with eco companies these days.

2013 191

What is the Perfect Audio Device for Your Lifestyle?

Small Business CEO

Music has become an immovable staple in 21st century society. The days of music being restricted to our homes are long gone, and many people, if not everybody, have a pair of headphones so they can listen to their music on the go.

Leading Remote Teams? 3 Ways to Avoid Confusion and Burnout

Success

When you work remotely, the hallway conversations, office banter and overheard learning experiences—long a staple of office environments—are replaced with a vacuum of silence, save for the ping of chat notifications.

2021 93

Three DIY Organizing Solutions

Clutter Coach

Just punch holes in it, slit them to the edge, staple the card unobtrusively under your desk and pop the cords in. by For today's post, I decided to wander around the Instructables website and see what clever ideas people had for simple household organizing problems. This site always has inspired creations and hacks to improve your daily life. Here are three fun ones I found: Plastic Bag Dispenser This amusing Instructable tells how to make a dispenser out of a sweatshirt sleeve.

2016 100

Insects, fungi and algae — climate-friendly foods that could be headed to your dinner plate

Ideas.Ted

While sugar kelp is already a popular staple in parts of Asia, new technology means it can easily be grown at scale in marine facilities located away from the coast. . Feeding the world’s 7.9 billion people requires a lot of food.

2021 73

DeClutter Your Desk And Your Mind

Productivity Bits

If it’s actually been a week since you needed to staple something, why is that stapler still next to your phone? The argument over whether a clear desk or a messy one is a truer sign of productivity has gone on for decades and it’s unlikely to ever be resolved objectively. Why not give the “clear desk = clear mind” side of the debate a try in your own workspace?

2016 155

3 “Needs” of Time Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Do the meeting minutes need to be prepared, printed, collated, staples and distributed to committee members? The post 3 “Needs” of Time Management appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Before you can start managing your time, you have to analyse how it’s being used. Keep a log of your daily activities for 2–3 weeks. Once you have a fair representation of your regular time usage, ask yourself the following three questions for each of the items in your log.

2013 176

Knee-Deep in Launch Mode

Office Organization Success

Any excuse for me to head off to Staples! I am loving watching the Olypmics … and it’s great to finally see Team GB win a few gold medals! It’s less than three weeks now until the boys head back to school. The summer seems to have flown by so quickly. I promised them that next week we’ll go school supplies shopping. This week I’ve been knee-deep in a major launch for one of my clients.

2012 122

Don't Put Off Shredding

Clutter Coach

Get a quality shredder (one that won’t jam or freak out over staples). by Here's chapter three of my new book. Every Wednesday there's a new chapter. You can read them here, or buy the ebook here. Simple Way #3. Shred. Almost every day you get mail. that’s got sensitive information in it that should be shredded. Don’t. stack it up somewhere to shred later! Shred. it right away. Otherwise, you end up with a shopping bag full.

2016 100

3 Needs of Time Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Do the meeting minutes need to be prepared, printed, collated, staples and distributed to committee members? Before you can start managing your time, you have to analyse how it’s being used. Keep a log of your daily activities for 2–3 weeks. Once you have a fair representation of your regular time usage, ask yourself the following three questions for each of the items in your log. Does it need to be done ?

2013 166

Staples.com National Admin Day Survey Finds Businesses Can Manage Without the Boss, but Not the Admin

Laughing all the Way to Work

I received an email referencing a survey conducted by Staples. The fun survey, conducted via Staples media channels, found admins to be more crucial to businesses than the boss, with nearly two-thirds reporting the office would more likely fall apart without the admin (65.2 Please find below a copy/paste from a portion of that email. The link to the full article with the survey results can be found here.

2012 109

Help Desk

Practically Perfect PA

Stapler and staples – Always always get the best stapler your company can afford and use the same brand staples as the stapler. I know this sounds silly but how frustrating is it when you can’t staple a few bits of paper together… trust me it will save you so much time having a decent stapler! A few days ago I was getting ready to go home after a long day in the office when it dawned on me that I had been at my desk all day.

2012 144

Using Kickstarter to Fund a Space Elevator

Small Business Labs

Long the staple of science fiction - a space elevator plays a role in the most recent Star Trek picture -the science behind the space elevator is real. Kickstarter has a project that is looking for funding to help with space elevator research. For those who aren't Star Trek fans, a space elevator is a device for lifting things into space.

2012 141

Trends and Budweiser's Puppy Love Commercial

Small Business Labs

  While puppies have long been an advertising staple, this ad truly humanizes both the puppy and the Clydsdale in the way they make friends and interact. It's pretty likely you've seen Puppy Love , Budweiser's Superbowl commercial.   I'm writing this article on the Friday before the Superbowl and it's already been viewed online 25 million times.  For those who haven't seen it, it shows a labrador puppy making friends with a Clydsdale on a ranch. 

2014 158

3 Ways to Deal With a "Never Wrong" Co-Worker

On The Job

Whatever is going on, you're not a psychologist and you've got to figure out a way to work with this guy (or woman) before you staple him to his desk. There are several annoying types of people at work, from the gossiper to the chronic procrastinator to the whiner. Today, let's talk about the person who is never wrong. This type of person really is pretty self explanatory -- he would rather cut off a toe than admit he's wrong.

2018 109

Cooking is more than just cooking

Professional Assistant Blog

Choose one style of cuisine to be your staple, and stick to it. But now, autumn is coming, and I can’t wait to cook with some of the season’s staples: squash, apples, broccoli, brussels, cauliflower, pears, potatoes, pumpkins, etc. There are a variety of reasons I love it, and several shortcuts I’ve picked up with time. One of the most interesting things I’ve learned—cooking is a lot like writing. There’s the KISS principle: “Keep it simple, stupid.”

2016 100

Hosting Your Own Teleclass? 6 Dos and Don’ts for a Successful Outcome

Office Organization Success

Don’t staple your notes together but do number your pages. I realize this may sound like a contradiction – if your notes are not stapled together you could easily lose your page (which is why I tell you to number them). However it’s so much easier to turn pages that are not bound than it is to fiddle around turning pages that are stapled. Hosting teleclasses is one of my absolute favorite list building strategies.

2010 159

Threadneedles Hotel, London

Practically Perfect PA

For room service I ordered fish and chips (a British staple) and a large glass of wine. A few years I organised afternoon tea at T hreadneedles Hotel for my department’s Christmas party. It was just a small, fairly conservative group so afternoon tea in a beautiful setting was the perfect choice. We sat in the lobby area of the hotel, which might not sound very ground but you haven’t seen the Threadneedles Hotel lobby! It is stunning.

2014 180

Ten tips on preparing board papers

Practically Perfect PA

Constantly chasing people for supporting papers, printing thousands and thousand of pieces of paper only to be told that the documents have been amended, stapling through massive reports – god I hated it. Working for a Company Secretary in one role and looking after 12 Committees in another means I have spent more time than I care to admit putting board papers together. They have been the absolute bane of my life and I must admit I hated that part of my role.

2014 169

Client Gifting: 5 Ideas to Show Your Appreciation This Holiday Season

Tips From T. Marie

If you don't know your client that well, Amazon or Staples are great options. It's December, the time of year when our thoughts are drawn to holiday festivities and the purchase of gifts. As a small business owner, it's also the time when you need to think about what you are going to do about client gifting. Of course, before we dive into gifting ideas you'll need to make the decision whether or not you're going to give your clients gifts.

2018 110

Management Isn't That Hard if You Remember These 3 Things

On The Job

You realize that no one has any problem calling you on your day off to ask you where they can find extra staples. Parenthood is one of those jobs that you think doesn't look too difficult until you've done it. Then, you realize that you have 18 years of caring for a child when you're running on no sleep, (usually) bad food and everyone constantly telling you what you're doing wrong. The same thing is true of management. How hard can it be?

2018 138

3 Easy Tips for Keeping Your Client Information Organized

Office Organization Success

Once you’ve printed out the Client Contact sheet, staple it to the inside left cover of your client folder. For many solopreneurs a large part of their business is working one-on-one with clients, and that means having a way of keeping all of their client information organized and easy to access.

2014 208

Del Frisco’s, Boston

Practically Perfect PA

We all know the staple menu in a great American Stakehouse and one of the charms is that Del Frisco’s doesn’t deviate from this heritage. There are breathtaking countries and then there is America. There are incredible cities and then there is Boston. There are amazing Stakehouses and then there is Del Frisco’s. This is a five star, “Double Eagle”, 1lb slice of cake type of restaurant. It is simply the best dining experience I’ve ever enjoyed.

2014 155

7 great organizing gifts for Christmas!

Clutter Coach

This one handles credit cards and staples too. Here’s my gift round up for the year. All items are available through my Amazon store. Click on the photo of each to learn more and purchase. I love drawer organizers! They are particularly helpful in the bathroom to keep small items contained and separated. If a tube comes open, you’ll only have to clean the icky stuff out of one organizer. No need to empty the whole drawer and wash it out. 16.78.

2016 109

Podcast 127: Tidy vs. organized

Clutter Coach

The box of staples was in with the checks and greeting cards, not near the stapler, because there wasn’t room in that drawer. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! This is podcast 127 and it’s about tidy vs. organized. A lot of the time, they go together. If your possessions have homes and make sense and they get put back in those homes when not in use, tidiness will usually result.

2019 100

Things you shouldn’t say to your boss… Even though you are thinking it

Practically Perfect PA

The debate about what an Assistant should or shouldn’t do for their Executive’s rumbles on… I think unless your Executive only asks you to do menial tasks you should do the odd thing that isn’t necessarily in your job spec (reload a stapler with staples found in their desk drawer for example…). If I had a pound for every time I bit my tongue while working as an assistant, well, I would be a very very wealthy lady!

2016 164

Go Green at the Restaurant

Eco-Office Gals

Regardless, you don’t have to sacrifice your staple entrees in order to go green. As a local restaurant owner, you’ve got a lot on your plate (pun intended). From open until close, you have to play chef, matradee, custodian and customer psychologist all at the same time. It’s a taxing job, but rewarding nonetheless. Of course, with all the hustle and bustle that comes with restaurant ownership, it’s easy to glance over your establishment’s environmental footprint.

13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

Tips From T. Marie

Amazon , Staples and Sam’s Club apps. Admit it, you don’t go anywhere without your smartphone. It’s ok, the rest of us don’t either. That reason alone is incentive enough to examine just how useful your smartphone is to your business. With more of us enjoying job flexibility today, and with the probability of up to 58% of workers expected to be independent contractors by 2027 , if you’re not using your smartphone for more than texting, calls and email you should be.

2018 118

The Organized Cook

Clutter Coach

Bacon is a great fridge staple. The staples : onions, carrots, celery, potatoes, salad greens, nuts, eggs, fruit, bacon or sausage, broth, canned tomatoes, canned beans, pasta, butter, olive oil, herbs. Originally posted 2012-02-23 18:28:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This week’s guest blogger is Jacki Rosen, professional chef.

2013 116