Getting Honored

by Mike Hunter

Businesses of all kinds look to recognize staff, clients, milestones and more. In “honor” of the accolades, many turn to trophy companies to make everything from a crystal award to framed memorabilia to custom-designed pieces. Here is our pick of the Valley’s best. HJ Trophies & Awards HJ Trophies & Awards has been providing quality… [More]

Shred It

by Mike Hunter

While different businesses have different requirements as to how long they need to keep company files, files will, inevitably, get to a point when they need to be shredded. Here are our picks for the tops: ASDD Document Destruction  ASDD is an Arizona shredding company, a division of The Centers for Habilitation. Its confidential document… [More]

Power Boosters

by Mike Hunter

Coffee is a standard drink in the morning or even all day in many offices. The surge of gourmet coffee over the last 10 years has brought new machines and brands to what was once a simple can of coffee at the office. Here are our picks for the best: Press Coffee Roasters This seed-to-cup… [More]

Out in the Open

by Mike Hunter

Going to the Phoenix Open? Have a golf date this Friday? Embarking on a long, cathartic walk with your number two? A necessity in this circumstance, given the number of days of sunshine, is a great pair of sunglasses that say, “I am in charge.” Here are our picks: Metal/Wood/Acetate Sunglasses by Ermeneglido ZegnaThe interplay… [More]

Wireless Listening

by Mike Hunter

Headphones without wire means moving around the office with neither interruption nor limits to distance. These powerful headsets will introduce perfect sound for relaxation between meetings or for smooth listening at any time. Bose Users can pair and play with their Bluetooth® device with 30-foot range with the new Bose wireless headset. Dual-mode Adaptive Noise… [More]

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]