2016 Budget Tip: Office Video Conferencing is Smarter Than Ever

Office Video Conferencing has become increasing popular over the past few years. Increasing travel costs, improvements in video conferencing technology, and the realization that time IS money are key drivers. In fact, reducing operational expenses was the key reason cited by respondents in a global survey. A less obvious reason for the growth: collaboration is no longer just a politically-correct watchword – it’s the way the world works.

Multimedia tables and video conference-friendly office furniture is no longer just “nice to have;” it’s a necessity in 2016.

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Colleges and Universities Seeing the Benefits of Active Seating

Higher education institutions often pave the way for the rest of educational trends, and one of the latest investments colleges and universities are making is providing active seating options for students.

Noodle Stack Chair by Smith System

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3 Tips to Encourage Better Fitness in Your Office

Countless studies have shown that the sedentary lifestyle that can go along with working in an office can be devastating for fitness and health. Luckily, there are a few ways that you can improve fitness in your office. Try these tips, and you are sure to notice a difference in how everyone in the office feels.

1. Invest in Stand-Up Desks

One great way to encourage good health is to invest in stand-up desks for yourself and your employees to use. Even if you aren’t moving, it can be far better for your health to stand up and work rather than staying seated for eight hours or longer each day.

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Preschool Furniture – 5 Fun Uses for Sensory Tables

When purchasing preschool furniture a sensory table should definitely be on your list. Sensory tables provide hours of educational entertainment for little ones. Depending on what you put in them they may get messy at times, but the learning gained from the sensory play the table offers will be well worth the mess.

Everyone has played in a sand table or water table at some point. While these are both fun and worthwhile sensory table fillers, there are dozens of other fun, creative options out there that kids love. We have included a few ideas below.

  • Rice – White rice, brown rice, or colored rice all make for amazing sensory bin fillers. For Valentines Day, check out a Rose Scented Rice recipe on Pinterest.  The feeling of running your fingers through rice is one not many kids can resist, and rice is small enough to be used in funnels and water wheels.

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