Practicing Feng Shui can be a great way to keep a happy balance in your office space. Continuing with part three of five, let’s talk about live plants and decor.
Out of the Office Virtual Assistance is participating in another upcoming conference – Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce’s small BIZ VT summit next month. While we are excited to exhibit and meet some great folks, there is always that gut-tightening feeling. No .. I’m not talking about nerves. I reserve that for the 2-3 days before the conference. What eats away at my psyche is finding eco-friendly collateral materials and promotional items to have in our booth.
Working hard to maintain our green policies, it can be very challenging, and somewhat disheartening, to plan for a conference. The obvious “gimmicks” – disposable pens, post-it’s, key chains, etc. When you remove plastics and disposables, you’re not left with many affordable options. Since we run paperless, using a promotional item such as journals, are hypocritical. So what are some other options?
The fact is that eco-friendly business practices can be good for your finances as well. Listed below are a few simple, effortless and cost-effective steps to do that.
Implementing a few Eco-friendly measures in your home-office will not only benefit the environment, it could benefit your health. The following steps outline a few measures that offer both of these benefits.
Huge accomplishments normally have humble beginnings. If one person in an office sets the example of displaying green habits, the rest of the office will join in. Very soon, the whole building will become green.
Most people spend the majority of their day at their office. You become someone else when it comes to your habits. At home you will plan your meals, for example, at the office you’ll eat food high in carbohydrates that…
It is essential to have a system that manages electronic documents when working in a paperless office. These systems are called document management systems, and it ensures the ease of accessing documents for retrieval purposes and filing and storing.
Continuing from the first part in this series, we’re here to talk about going paperless. Stay tuned .. part three will be forthcoming! When transforming your office to a paperless office, you need help. There are paperless systems and technologies…
Transforming your office to a paperless office is not something that happens overnight. You need to take step by step. Changing everything at once can become so overwhelming, that you decide not to convert at all. This a process that will be ongoing, and will improve as technology improves. Taking the first step is essential and it is the first step in protecting your planet.