Habit Forming

Time Saving Tips: Which Work Habits Are Important In Managing Time?

Are you a creature of habit? Whether you want to admit it or not, everyone is.  According to behavioral scientists, we run our lives the majority of the time on autopilot. We all get into a routine of doing the same things, the same way, day in and day out. Read more »

Overcoming Failure

Failure occurs on everyone’s road to success. Babe Ruth struck out 1330 times but set a record of 714 home runs. Michael Jordan claims to have missed 9000 shots and lost 300 games on his road to six championship titles and numerous NBA records. Thomas Edison tried 10,000 filaments that didn’t work before he discovered […] Read more »

Color Trends

Popularity of colors among designers and consumers can vary from year to year. To keep pace with color trends, vinyl film manufacturers and paint companies try to gauge changes in the marketplace. Colors from the world of fashion and interior décor have impacted color selection in the automotive market and in corporate graphics. Bold and […] Read more »

Breaking Through the Communication Barrier

Selling today is much more difficult than it was forty years ago, when I started as a salesman. Back then, people would actually answer their phones, and in some cases, even let you in their buildings before they booted you out. The business culture has dramatically changed since then. Now many companies have restricted their […] Read more »

Paint Driers

Paint driers (dryers) accelerate the chemical reaction that occurs as an oil paint cures. Artists, house painters and sign painters have used driers, such as Japan Drier, for years to accelerate drying. These driers can be useful when you need to paint two coats in one day. Read more »

Why Start Your Own Business

Even with all of the risks, the rewards of owning a small business such as a sign shop or Tee-shirt business often outweighs the disadvantages. From a financial standpoint, if your current employer pays you much less than you think you can make on your own, it may be time to start your own business. […] Read more »

What You Need to Know About Air Purifying Respirators

Identifying Airborne Health Hazards Depending on the type of products that you manufacture, you and your employees can encounter a variety of airborne hazards. Most of us know that we should wear some type of air respirator in many of our work environments. What can be difficult  is identifying the particular hazards and determining what […] Read more »