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May 7, 2021

Build your Creativity on Paper

Business Optimizer considers creative exercises that require only a pen and a sheet of paper – and that are proven to help you develop your creative […]
May 6, 2021

Successful People’s Outdoor Retreats to Escape Lockdown

What have the great and the good been doing to escape the confinement of lockdown? Like the rest of us, many people have been turning to […]
April 29, 2021

Effective Studying Techniques [Infographic]

Effective studying techniques are an essential skill for the very best students. It’s also a huge asset in business and working life too. Business Optimizer considers […]
April 22, 2021

10 Coloring Templates for Mother Earth Day

It’s Earth Day on April 22. This is the day designated by the United Nations for celebrating Mother Earth and recommitting to protecting the small planet […]
April 15, 2021

Volunteer-from-home Opportunities to Help Others that You Will Love

Volunteering has many benefits beyond the benefits and assistance your actions give to others. Volunteers can themselves gain confidence, meet people, learn new skills, have fun […]
April 8, 2021

Increase Customer Engagement with Paper

Paper-based marketing has an important role to play in the marketing mix. It can help to connect with audiences in a way that digital marketing simply […]
April 1, 2021

How Reading Can Help Your Mental Health

Most of us know that reading is the best way to boost general knowledge and literacy, but did you know that reading is also good for […]
March 25, 2021
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DIY Fun with Paper: Easter Edition

With many parents still working from home whilst trying to manage home schooling, we are always on the lookout for easy, fun activities to keep the […]
March 18, 2021
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The Importance of Knowing a Forest in Detail

Forests are the lungs of our planet, so managing them well will play an important role in how successfully we limit climate change. Now, the My […]
March 17, 2021

10 best coloring templates for Forest Day

It’s Forest Day on March 21. To mark the occasion, why not practice a little mindfulness with these free online forest coloring resources – perfect for […]
March 12, 2021
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How to choose the best paper for printing? [eBook]

There is a plethora of different printer papers on the market today. So much so, it’s sometimes hard to know what the differences mean. Here’s the […]
March 10, 2021
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Stress Management Strategies in a Remote World

Dealing with stress early is the best way to prevent its effects developing into something more serious. But in today’s remote world some of our go-to […]
March 5, 2021

Sustainability Academy: Ending the Myths about Paper

Sustainability initiatives often focus on reducing the use of paper but, in reality, paper is not one of the biggest contributors to carbon in the modern […]
February 26, 2021
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Paper and the Circular Economy

When influential investment firm BlackRock announced in January that sustainability would, from now on, be a part of its investment decisions, it sent shockwaves through business. […]
February 25, 2021
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Success Lab: How to Manage a Remote Team

We’ve been writing for years about the desire of workers for greater flexibility and the parallel need for managers to develop skills for managing remote teams. […]
February 18, 2021
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How to protect your printer from being hacked

Unsecured devices on home and work networks are a growing problem, thanks to the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. With growing numbers of people […]
February 16, 2021
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DIY Fun with Paper: Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is celebrated in many different ways by Christians all around the globe, but nowhere is it more fun that in Portugal and Brazil, where […]
February 11, 2021
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DIY Fun with Paper: Valentine’s Day Paper Craft Ideas

This year, instead of flashing the cash on expensive Valentine’s Day gifts, why not spend a little time to create a truly memorable, meaningful and sustainable […]
February 10, 2021
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What is National Handwriting Day?

Did you know that there’s a national handwriting day? The day has been celebrated since 1977, thanks to the efforts of the Writing Instruments Manufacturer’s Association! […]
February 5, 2021
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What’s so good about paper? [Infographic]

Why do we love paper? Although many have said along the years that paper would not prevail the ongoing technological revolution, it has actually found a […]