Time-saving tools and technologies
New Year, New Gear
With all of the resolutions you made (or didn’t make) hanging over
your head, revamping your home or office is one that can positively impact your speaking business. Check out these modern accessories that
are just as functional as they are fabulous—and all under $50!
1 Everyday of Our Lives
Add color to your day and stay on top of your tasks with the Everyday Pad from
WhoMi, a brand created with working women in mind. Six separate color-coded
pads spiral-bound into one notebook let you plan by day and leave notes for
friends, family and coworkers. Includes 60 heavy-stock perforated sheets.
11” x 4 ¾”. $19.50. www.whomi.com.
3 Mobile Media
Keep your memories close with the
Ten-Photo Mobile from Target. No
assembly required; simply unwrap,
hang from a small ceiling hook
and start clipping on your favorite
photos, artwork, inspirational quotes
and more. The mobile looks great
in any office and makes a wonderful
nursery gift as well. Stainless steel.
2 Not So Taky
Bored with your standard cork bulletin board? Swap it out for CB2’s
eco-friendly modern version. Takboard
is made of recyclable, lightweight cork
alternative and its charcoal expanded
polypropylene surface won’t show
pushpin holes. Includes mounting hardware. $49.95. www.cb2.com
4 Launch Into Orbit
Store and display your mail and magazines in this artsy wall-mounted
organizer from Chiasso. Made of
metal and wood with a contemporary
espresso finish, the Orbit stretches 18”
across and holds up to 10 lbs. horizontally or vertically. Cheers to more desk
space! $48.00. www.chiasso.com.
5 Charge the Field
Lay your beloved gadgets to rest in
this grassy charging station from
Kikkerland. Faux grass freshens
up your work space while concealing those pesky cords and cables
so you can keep your desk clutter
free. Available in black or white.