Business Optimizer

March 11, 2022
Why design thinking matters

Why design thinking matters

Over the past twenty years, design thinking has been infiltrating school and college curriculums around the world – but there’s still a lot of confusion about […]
March 8, 2022
The sustainable way of buying paper

The sustainable way to buy paper

Sustainability is increasingly important for consumers – and, therefore, for businesses. Creating a more sustainable office is a key part of the response. Business Optimizer looks […]
February 28, 2022
Interview with ajg

Interview with comic book illustrator António Jorge Gonçalves

António Jorge Gonçalves was born in 1964, in Lisbon, Portugal. He has a degree in Communication Design from Escola Superior de Belas-Artes in Lisbon, and an […]
February 24, 2022
Remembering Steve Jobs

Remembering the “insanely great” Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was a college dropout. Yet there are few people in the western world whose lives he did not touch. He’s credited with changing the […]
February 17, 2022
Post-it notes

Random acts of kindness day

Did you know that February 17 is random acts of kindness day? One of the most popular ways to mark the event is to leave positive […]
February 14, 2022
Love letters

The joy of writing or receiving a love letter

The love letter has long been celebrated as a wonderful, romantic gesture. We think a return to the practice is long overdue! Romance is traditionally in […]
February 8, 2022
UN partners with Xerox

UN partners with Xerox to make printing greener

A partnership between the United Nations and print company Xerox during the COP 26 summit in Glasgow offers some interesting ideas for businesses as we all […]
February 1, 2022
Skills of the future

What are the skills of the future and how can we prepare?

More than half of us will need reskilling by 2025, according to a skills report by the World Economic Forum. The Business Optimizer team explores which […]
January 27, 2022
Top10 books on a desert island

Top 10 books to bring to a desert island

To which books might you turn if you found yourself shipwrecked on a desert, tropical island? Could the written word help to bring you the companionship, […]
January 23, 2022
Declaration of Independence and National Handwriting Day

The National Handwriting Day and the Declaration of Independence

What connects National Handwriting Day on January 23rd with the Declaration of Independence? The answer can be found in the spirit of the day itself! National […]
January 17, 2022
How to make it as a writer

How to make it as a writer

It’s said that we all have a book inside of us. If you’ve ever fancied seeing whether you could make it as a writer, it’s worth […]
January 12, 2022
Scheduling leisure activities to avoid burnout

Why you should schedule leisure activities to avoid burnout

The start of the new year is often a time for new beginnings and the revaluation of priorities. So this year, let’s make 2022 the year […]
January 7, 2022
Planning ahead for a greener year

Planning ahead for a greener and more sustainable year

What is on your list of resolutions this year? For many of us, it will be making a switch to a more sustainable future. Here’s how […]