On the Go

by Mike Hunter

Many of our days at the office start with our favorite beverage as a “necessary” jolt to kick ourselves into gear. Atop many a desk is the coffee cup. Well, we found several travel mugs that can make going from home to office a real boost. Contigo Snapseal Byron Stainless Steel Travel Mug This larger-capacity,… [More]

Office to Go

by Mike Hunter

These gadgets add the flexibility of portability for the business company man or woman. Be Office Ready Readyaction Office is a chest harness for tablets that allows users to strap their tablets to their body. Sort of a hands-free, portable office, if you get my drift. It positions the tablet open at any angle for hands-free viewing… [More]

A Thank You by Any Other Name

by Mike Hunter

In today’s world, the thank you has become an immediate email sent to express gratitude or congratulations for a special moment. For high impact, though, it’s still the mailed note or thank you card that stands out. Here are our picks for personalized cards. Paperjoy Specializing in all things custom, from prepackaged thank yous to… [More]

Get Charged

by Mike Hunter

In a time when all we do is work and play on our various devices, the charging has become a great need so that we can stay connected. Here are some of our picks for the office to keep the smartphone, tablet and laptops charged. Multi-Device Charging Station and Dock With room for a laptop,… [More]

Seeing Double

by Mike Hunter

Spending hours in front of a computer monitor is how we do business these days. The adage “two is better than one” is certainly true in this case. Dual monitors means more can be open on one’s desktop, enabling greater productivity with email and projects. Here are our picks for stands to hold multiple monitors:… [More]

Notebooks (of the paper variety)

by Mike Hunter

Yes, we think of the electronic variety when we think of notebooks these days, but a good pad of paper is still a certain necessity for any successful executive. Here are our picks. Moleskine Notebook This professional notebook is lined and measures 5.1 by 8.3 inches. It has a hard cover and is available in… [More]

Office Perks

by Mike Hunter

The need for fuel to start the day at the office usually involves a stop at a nearby coffee spot. Eliminate that and perk up the office (and staff) with one of these true and tested “do it yourself” espresso/cappuccino machines. Yes, they are expensive, but they’ll keep the office caffeinated and ready to go.… [More]

Music to Inspire

by Mike Hunter

Work environments are enhanced by great design and technology to improve productivity. Today, sounds are an added benefit to the office experience or to the ear buds. Here are our picks for the best options to getting those great tunes to do their thing: Apple Music Apple Music is, to quote the company, “All the… [More]

Speak Clearly

by Mike Hunter

The office speaker phone is a useful tool. The latest devices are very sophisticated and offer some incredible options to make for a very productive meeting, whether participants are in the room or taking part remotely. Here are our picks: Konftel 55W This speaker phone by Konftel is an easy-to-use, compact conference device with impressive,… [More]

Smart Watch Out

by Mike Hunter

With technology changing everything, the wrist has some competition with the new Apple watch. But the classics never die. Here are some great timepieces just an arm’s length away. Apple 38mm and 42mm Case 316L Stainless Steel This Sapphire Crystal, retina display, ceramic back smartwatch is all the craze. The phone does most of what… [More]