According to the Washington Post, in 2016 the first 15 days of May set a record for consecutive rainy days, which left many craving for the sun to return. Research shows lack of exposure to sunlight can make you feel tired or sluggish. According to the National Weather Service, precipitation for the month of May in Washington D.C. is normally six to eight inches while areas in Virginia reach nine inches. To help you through your workday when rainy days are here this spring, here are some motivational quotes we hope you enjoy.
Solutions For Your Office & Workplace
Does your staff work well together as a team and take turns emptying the dishwasher or trash? If you take a close look at what happens in the breakroom you may be able to tell hidden gems about company culture. The breakroom could be a place to relax and step away from emails and conference calls. Your breakroom could motivate staff to conquer the rest of the day. One of the first steps towards an office breakroom oasis is; keep it organized.
Did you know that about 70 percent of U.S. workers are not engaged at work? When a company has disengaged employees, it can lead to a decrease in productivity. Possible reasons could be:
Have you ever felt unorganized at work? According to the National Association of Professional Organizers, 27 percent of people said they don't feel organized at work. You have a busy schedule, so it’s inevitable that your work space can get disorganized sometimes. There are many ways you can improve this. Here's an easy way to start prioritizing your work flow using colors.
Did you know fifty-four percent of adults drink coffee every day? On average three cups a day are consumed before breakfast or between meals. During this time people may be on the way to their office or looking to coffee to help boost energy. We believe coffee can also help improve interoffice conversations among people we see everyday. Here are a few positive ways coffee can help impact your office environment.
When it comes to keeping up with productivity in the hustle and bustle of summer, the mere idea of your to-do list can be overwhelming. Between trips, sporting events, and the kid’s activities, you may feel your head spinning a bit. This overload could affect your productivity levels at work as well.
Coffee is an important part of the workplace. Whether it is first thing in the morning or for that 2pm fix, coffee is a staple in any office. One of the most underrated machines in your office is probably the coffee machine. We all use it, but not everyone thinks about it.
Working a desk job and staying healthy is challenging. Sedentary lifestyles are known to cause obesity and unhealthy behaviors. As a Washington D.C. office supply company, we are committed to helping companies nationwide improve their productivity and overall well-being of the office.
Miller’s Supplies at Work just had its 45th anniversary! To celebrate these many years of service and dedication, here are five things you most likely didn’t know about our Washington D.C. office supply company.
After receiving hundreds of great entries for our Ugly Chair Contest, we are excited, and a bit frightened, to announce the winners! During our examinations of all the submissions, we cringed at a handful of hideous, horrific, and horrendous pieces of furniture, but none were quite as appalling or cringeworthy as our victors. So without further ado, we present you the winners of Miller’s Supplies at Work’s Ugly Chair Contest 2016.