October 15, 2019

How to Blue Sky Thinking

The world is changing fast.  To keep up with its challenges, burgeoning digitalisation, and increasing uncertainties, we need creative thinking and creative solutions; we need blue […]
October 10, 2019

Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples Day

In 2019, Maine becomes the latest US State to drop Columbus Day in favour of Indigenous Peoples Day officially.  The move illustrates the new ways in […]
October 3, 2019

National Newspaper Week

This year, readers and writers across North America celebrate the 79th annual National Newspaper Week.  It is a celebration that recognises the service of newspapers and […]
September 30, 2019

What will 3D printing mean for the average office?

3D printing has the potential to change the world in amazing ways.  Scientists are already experimenting in ways to 3D print organs for transplant patients.  But […]
September 26, 2019

Tips for Printing the Best Images

How can you print images successfully at home or in the office?  Ultimately, it comes down to the quality of your printer, your ink, and your […]
September 23, 2019

Printing pioneers – Hewlett & Packard

HP transformed the way we buy our ink with its HP Instant Ink service, launched in 2013. But this innovation was just the latest revolution in […]
September 18, 2019

How to prepare a document for a print shop 

Ensuring a professional finish for your brochures, posters and other printed materials isn’t as simple as choosing the right paper – although that helps.  Business Optimizer […]
September 12, 2019

Choose Your Next Printer

The lines are blurring between office printers and home printers – and the sheer volume of choice is making it increasingly tricky to know which printer […]
September 4, 2019

National Newspaper Carrier Day

September 3, 2019

Labor day history

The public holiday of Labor Day has come to mark the end of summer as people across America enjoy the long weekend in honour of the […]
August 28, 2019

Expert tips on how to make a mid-career switch

Changing jobs is one of the most stressful life experiences.  But what about when you are changing careers entirely?  It is a huge undertaking that involves […]
August 22, 2019

The role of managed forests in carbon offsetting

Reforesting our planet is one of the greatest challenges of our century.  It will be vital if we are to meet our climate targets and head […]
August 19, 2019

The Jobs of Tomorrow

Many children attending school today will do jobs that don’t exist yet!  In fact, we can all expect to have completely new job types in the […]
August 14, 2019

6 Celebrities who’ve had a major career change

Success can come late in life – and sometimes from unexpected places.  Just ask these celebrities – all of them were at very different jobs before […]
August 8, 2019

August 8th is National Dollar Day

The US dollar celebrates its 233rd birthday this year!  The anniversary is marked with National Dollar Day in the USA.  It is celebrated every year on […]
August 5, 2019

How to use paper notes during a speech

If the idea of presenting on stage leaves you in a cold sweat, then paper notes might be the salvation you need!  Paper notes can be […]
August 1, 2019

Best jobs to target when you are looking to change careers

Changing a career is a very personal decision – and transitioning to a new role will depend on your goals, values, and experience as much as […]
July 27, 2019

Nature as Muse: The Ways in which Nature Can Inspire Your Work

Nature has inspired art and storytelling since the beginning of time.  Despite our high-tech lives, this is no less true today.  Business Optimizer takes a look […]
July 25, 2019

Why should you take your work outside?

If you’ve ever sat at your desk on a sunny day and wished you could be outside, you know how strong the call of nature can […]
July 22, 2019

The Adventurous Life of Ray Mears

This month, Business Optimizer is focusing on the benefits of working outside.  But for British adventurist and wilderness expert Ray Mears, his entire career has been […]
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