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Feb 2021

Public Space

“Public space is precious so what we do with it speaks volumes about what is important to us as a community,” explains Sylvia Pal, chair of the King Township Library Board. Libraries are enjoying a revival that was hard to predict even a decade ago.&nb...


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Feb 2021

The Business of Furniture

The Business Of Furniture KIRKBRIDE: Fall NeoCon is Full Steam Ahead - NeoCon may even extend the hours and the length of the show if there is a need to balance attendee capacity and traffic flow. Show dates for NeoCon 2022 will revert to June (Ju...


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Feb 2021

A search for office chairs

 A Search for Office ChairsFEBRUARY 23, 2021Office chairs don’t last forever. Years ago, I don’t remember how many . . . but years ago Peg, and I bought matching office/desk chairs at Office Depot. Eventually, my chair let me down . . . literally....


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Mar 2019

Room to Huddle

Room to Huddle Many large corporations have taken an open concept approach to their space which has eliminated many of the smaller accommodations for meetings that benefit from more intimate space, a quiet atmosphere, the need for privacy, and/or audio-visual equipment that works in a more confined area. Typically seating three to eight persons, fewer than a football team, the term “huddle room” has nevertheless...

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Mar 2019

I Want to Be Alone…

I Want to Be Alone… Although she really said something a little different than this, these words are often attributed to the actress Greta Garbo. And according to a study quoted in the September 2018 issue of Southwest, The Magazine (p. 33), forty-three (43) percent of the 2100 full-time employees who were polled by CommercialCafe indicated they would prefer a private office workplace. This is...

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Oct 2017

Three Little Words

Three little words. Together they add up to less than ten little letters. When I was a child, I never heard my parents utter these words, at least not within my hearing. Maybe they were too personal for my Mom and Dad to say to each other while we were listening. But I would have thought they might have said them to me or my...

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Oct 2017

Marketing

What does it mean to market? What is the purpose of marketing? Who is the marketer?   Some may use the terms marketing and selling synonymously.  However, marketing doesn’t mean to sell products or services to one customer but to sell the vision and the appearance of the company to the general public as a whole.   The purpose of marketing is to show the...

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Oct 2017

Growing Up

When I Grow Up…   If you were ever a child – and who among us was not? – you were probably asked by someone, perhaps a teacher or a family member, “What do you want to do when you grow up?” I know I was asked this question, and I know I probably asked my own children this question too.   Do you remember your...

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