January 16 is Get to Know Your Customers Day. Even if you don’t own your own business, it’s important that you know your customers!...Your customer might be pretty clear: the audience at the trade show, the people who hire you to DJ their wedding, dog owners. But what if you’re working for a company?
In 2020, I resolve to take care… of myself. Join me in taking care of YOURself. Why is this important? At the risk of sounding cliched, remember the safety procedures they give you on the airplane. Whose oxygen mask do you put on first? Yours or your child’s?
We talk a lot about health and safety and things like that in our posts. But what we don’t talk a lot about is that doing things safely can also make things easier. Whether you’re taking care of yourself at work or at home - hopefully both! - you’ll find that safe can be easy. [...]
Today it’s Christmas Eve, for those who celebrate Christmas. Earlier this week, others celebrated the winter solstice. Jewish tradition places Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, around this time of year as well. This time of year (at least in the Northern Hemisphere!) has long been a time to recognize the longest night of the year. [...]
December is the month for gifts. Not all presents are necessarily physical. Sometimes presents come in the form of presence. Being there for your family, friends, and colleagues. No one can help being in an accident, or having a sudden health issue that comes out of nowhere. However, taking care of your own health reduces [...]
Did you know that December is Stress-Free Family Holidays month? Now, I don’t know about your family, but holidays aren’t exactly stress-free in mine! However, there are ways to reduce the stress around this time of year. 1. Get a move on! If you’ve been reading our articles, you know that we are BIG [...]
It’s the holiday season and lots of us host parties during this time of year. Fortunately there are ways to keep you, your party helpers, and guests safe! 1. Safety-proof your house beforehand Pretty much everyone loves a party! And some people are probably going to party a little too hard, in all honesty. [...]
Around Thanksgiving, we like to think about what we’re grateful for. Actually, it’s something to think about all year round, but this time of year tends to bring gratitude into focus. Origin of Thanksgiving When the Pilgrims came over the ocean, they didn’t find the land very hospitable for them. It didn’t have the [...]
Move at work, we said. Get up from your seat, we said. Stand sometimes, we said. Walk down the hall, we said. Turns out, there are even MORE ways to move! That don’t necessarily require getting up from the desk. (Though you should still be doing that too.) Active Seating No, this is not [...]
To a certain extent, staying healthy means fighting society. There are a lot of conveniences that are really just bad for us. At the same time, some of the physical labor that we do perform, is likely to cause injuries if not done properly. Convenience is harmful when there’s too much of it Labor-saving devices… [...]