Knowledge

May 3, 2022
International workers day

Why is Labor Day celebrated in May outside the USA?

People around the world will be enjoying an extra day’s vacation this month, thanks to the May Day public holiday. In many countries, May Day is […]
April 14, 2022
Origins of Easter bunny legend

Where does the Easter bunny legend come from?

As children around the world prepare to enjoy a fun egg hunt and some sweet treats courtesy of the Easter bunny, the Business Optimizer team takes […]
April 6, 2022
NFT art

How NFTs are changing artists’ lives

In 2021, NFT art skyrocketed. Digital artist Beeple became the third-most valuable living artist following a $69.3m sale at Christie’s. But what’s behind the current NFT […]
March 15, 2022
Stolen attention

How your attention was stolen

Have we – as Google engineer Tristan Harris says – “downgraded humanity, stripping us of our attention at the very time when we face big collective […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 29, 2021

Why do we learn better on paper? [Infographic]

Reading offers us a stage for our emotions and ideas. Leafing through a book is an act of unique pleasure. Paper has a visual impact, smell, […]
September 8, 2021

Why do we need International Literacy Day? Six reasons why…

International Literacy Day falls on 8th September. Originally designated by UNESCO in 1966, the day seeks to raise the importance of literacy to all countries and […]
September 6, 2021
back to school with business optimizer

Sustainable “back to school” goodies

Let’s go back to school and work this fall in a sustainable fashion. Here’s Business Optimizer’s pick of the back-to-school products your family can choose this […]
June 3, 2021

How to Make Your Own Flashcards

Flashcards are an important tool for helping to embed learning. This makes them especially useful for exam revision. As we enter exam season, Business Optimizer takes […]
May 20, 2021
notetaking techniques with Navigator paper

Effective Notetaking Techniques

Effective notetaking is an essential skill for the very best students. It’s also a huge asset in business and working life too. Business Optimizer considers some […]
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 […]
January 21, 2021

How to use paper effectively in hybrid learning

With increasing numbers of pupils around the world learning at home or via virtual classrooms, it’s worth taking a moment to consider the merits of screen […]