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 […]
July 17, 2019

The Evolution of Paper

From our earliest history, humankind has demonstrated a need to communicate through art and symbols.  Paper has played an incomparably important role in the history of […]
July 12, 2019

Power Up for Outdoors: The Practicalities of Working Outside

Escape the confines of your cubicle this summer by taking your work outside.  Business Optimizer considers how to power up for the outdoors and the practicalities […]
July 7, 2019

Out of the Office: Great Places to Work Outside

Discover some of the most inspirational offices around the world.  Forget about bringing nature in – these companies are bringing the office outside!  We look at […]
July 3, 2019

How to Have a Healthy Mindset at Work

Have you ever thought about the healing power of nature and how it can energise your mind and body at work?  Studies have shown that even […]
June 27, 2019

Deep Working: How to Find Your Focus and Get More Productive

Bill Gates swears by it.  Elon Musk organises teams around it.  Author Cal Newport has written a book on it.  Yet, it’s one of the least […]
June 21, 2019

12 Ways Managers Can Create a Better Work-Life Balance for their Teams

Finding that elusive work-life balance isn’t just a solo pursuit: managers have a key role to play in supporting their teams to find the balance they […]
June 19, 2019

The inspiring life of Helen Keller

Helen Keller’s name is celebrated around the world, inspiring millions through her powerful life story: a lesson in overcoming adversity.  On what would be her 139th […]
June 13, 2019

Female Entrepreneurs Talk about How to Achieve Work-Life Balance

How do the world’s most successful women achieve the necessary balance between their working and home lives?  Business Optimizer investigates.   In today’s fast-paced world, all […]
June 11, 2019

Switch Off at the End of the Day

Today’s busy, “always on”, digital lifestyles can make it hard to disconnect from work.  But we know achieving a good work-life balance requires us to really […]
June 5, 2019

World Environment Day: June 5

June 5 is World Environment Day.  What should be a day of celebration is, this year, shaping up to be a day of protest and action.  […]
June 3, 2019

Strategies to Create Better and More Effective To-Do Lists

Writing a to-do list has the potential to transform your working day: it helps you work smarter and stay focused on what’s important.  In this way, […]
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