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International Women’s Day 2014: The Secrets to Running a Business Around a Family

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com Women are launching new businesses at an explosive rate, and a majority of these businesses are run out of the home with many of them operating online. While this may sound like a great idea in theory, in practice, the reality is that separating your family [...]

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Staples International Women’s Day Spotlight – Renée Warren, Onboardly

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com Today, in celebration of International Women’s Day, we find out how Renée Warren, co-founder of Onboardly, juggles a thriving business with two young kids—all while wearing stilettos! Regularly referred to as a ‘geek in stilettos’, Renée understands entrepreneurship more than most, having founded her first business [...]

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Staples International Women’s Day Spotlight – Margot Woodworth, Evergreen Memories

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com Today, in celebration of International Women’s Day, we find out how one green-fingered entrepreneur proved that money really can grow on trees It’s no secret that the wedding business means big business, but there are few entrepreneurs that leverage the power of this multi-million dollar industry [...]

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A new old way to take great pictures: Fujifilm Instax Mini 8

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What if you could take adorable, fun, cute pictures and share them with friends – not through email, or instant messages, but by giving them something that they’ll cherish forever? That’s where the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 shines: it’s a super-fun little camera that brings instant excitement and joy to everything you do!   At [...]

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The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Convertible Ultrabook: Flexibility on the go

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As you move through the day you have to be flexible; there’s a ton of stuff to do while you’re on the go, and finding a single laptop that fits into every part of your life is a stretch. What if there was a portable computer that could bend and flex, just like you? That’s [...]

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Clare Kumar: Making tablet ergonomics easier to swallow

Getting Organized, New Posts

    Practical tips on safely using a keyboard can help keep productivity up and avoid painful injury. Here are ten things you can do to keep safe: If you don’t have one already, you are probably considering a tablet for either personal or professional use. They are fantastic tools for reading content, making quick [...]

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Clare Kumar: Choosing and using the right keyboard

Getting Organized, New Posts

While tablet use is rising rapidly, keyboarding remains the fastest way to input and therefore create information. Used incorrectly though, keyboards can cause Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI’s) such as carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tendinitis and the development of ganglion cysts.  In some cases, damage can be permanent.   Here are some important points to [...]

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Clare Kumar: Fast fixes for a comfortable workstation

Getting Organized

  When visiting a client to help organize their office I am often asked to help with piles of paper, overflowing inboxes, and stuffed storage. Trained in workstation ergonomics, I cannot help but notice that a large percentage of clients are suffering from poor workstation set-ups. In many cases, people are simply unaware of how [...]

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The New Boxing Day: Are Black Friday and Cyber Monday Moving North of the Border?

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Use the code below to share this on your blog: <iframe src=”http://staples.cdn.goblink.com/cybermonday/index.html” width=”620″ height=”1829″ frameborder=”0″></iframe> Ask anyone in Canada about the biggest shopping day of the year and time and time again they’ll tell you it’s Boxing Day. If you ask the same question to our friends south of the border they’ll tell you it’s [...]

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Clare Kumar: Is your workstation a pain in your… productivity?

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Why paying attention to ergonomics matters.   I’m thrilled that ergonomics is becoming a well-known word in today’s workplace.  I first became interested in workstation ergonomics in the mid-90’s when I had the misfortune of working at a poorly configured workstation for eight months.  The human resources folks welcomed me to the company, but sadly [...]

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