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    Settling into February
    Settling into February

    February has arrived and with it comes the reality that normal life has returned.  The holiday season is over, and we have now had ample time to recover and reset.  We are back to normal work weeks, we must focus on our professional responsibilities, and we must put ourselves in position to have a strong 2024. 

     

    Finances

    Now that we have settled into 2024, we must finalize our financial obligations from the previous year.  Most notably we must pay our taxes.  W2s and other tax documents are ...

    The Opportunity of a New Year
    The Opportunity of a New Year

    The start of the New Year brings with it the opportunity to reflect on the past and to set goals for the future.  Most media outlets, both social and traditional, talk a lot about New Years Resolutions and what changes we plan to make for 2024.  However, the idea of a New Year’s Resolution has become a meme in recent years.  Most people stick with their plans for a short time and then fall back into their old habits.  The best example of this is the crowds at the gym.  In January the place is pa...

    The Holiday Season is in Full Swing
    The Holiday Season is in Full Swing

    The holiday season is in full swing as the year comes to an end.  Like every year, 2023 was full of excitement, drama, major world events, and personal accomplishment.  The time from Thanksgiving to Christmas is known as the season of joy and despite the challenges of last year it is the season in which we celebrate our family and loved ones.  We go shopping, we exchange gifts, we have family gatherings and meals, and we give presents.  We spread joy.  However, how we prepare for the holidays ha...

    Design and the Workplace
    Design and the Workplace

    The goal of every home and office is to create an inviting atmosphere.  This can be done in several different ways.  An area’s design aesthetic can make a break the functionality of a space and can make something look modern or dated.  This raises the challenge of designing a space that is functional, stylish, and can withstand the test of time. 

     

    Function

    The most important goal of any space is for it to be useful and to encourage productivity.  This rule applies to the office, the kitchen,...

    Benefits of the Dedicated Workplace
    Benefits of the Dedicated Workplace

    The last several years have deemphasis the importance of having an elegant and comfortable office to work in.  Companies started and developed remote access allowing people to work from home.  As society moves further away from the COVID-19 pandemic, these same companies are once again realizing the benefit of commercial workplaces.  Remote work is nice and convenient but there are tangible benefits to being in a dedicated workspace and seeing your coworkers in person.  As the workplace environm...

    Purchasing Online
    Purchasing Online

    In today’s economy many consumers buy products without seeing them first.  E-commerce has changed the buying and selling experience in almost every way.  The days of small local shops are in the past, the days of large mega stores are winding down, and the era of online ordering continues to expand.  It is easy to make purchasing mistakes when ordering from online retailers, but there are a few simple steps you can take to ensure you make a wise purchasing decision.

    Slow Down

    When we make a pu...

    Back to School
    Back to School

    With record-breaking temperatures across the country, it is hard to believe that summer is winding down and coming to an end.  Across the United States summer camps are ending and families are preparing for the fall and the fear of most American children is being realized.  School is starting soon.  However, worrying about the start of classes is also shared by many parents.  Figuring out a fall school schedule is difficult and school supplies are expensive.  Inflation rates have been declining ...

    Summer Is Here, and With It Comes Vacation Season!
    Summer Is Here, and With It Comes Vacation Season!

    Summer is here, and with it comes vacation season.  Most people have already taken a trip and some families are even planning a second one.  Vacations provide us a chance to relax and recover from the stresses of normal life, but poor planning can often lead to our return being far more unpleasant than it needs to be.

     Rushing Out the Door

    All of us have rushed out of the office at some point in our lives.  We are in a hurry to get somewhere or maybe we are just in a hurry to shrink our person...

    Pay Attention to the News
    Pay Attention to the News

    It is important to pay attention to what is being talked about in the news.  What is happening in the government, our local communities, in the economy, and state legislation does impact the decisions we make.  However, it is also equally important to not let headlines be too big of a factor in making business decisions.  Worrying about the actions of organizations and people beyond our control can sometimes lead us to make poor choices.  Every company and individual must find the perfect balanc...

    The Delicate Balance Between Price and Quality
    The Delicate Balance Between Price and Quality

    There is a delicate balance between price and quality.  The goal of every consumer is to get the most bang for the buck when making a purchase.  However, there is a point where a deal is too good to be true.  All products are not made the same and paying more money for a longer-lasting product often ends up being the best value.  

     

    Setting a Budget

    Before setting a budget, it is important to know what the desired product is going to be used for.  A corporate headquarters has a different purp...