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Seals of Approval

Seals of Approval

As 2016 was drawing to a close, I got the happy news that two of our new fidget toys, Loopeez and Gyrobi, were selected among Dr. Toy's 100 Best Toys of 2016. While I'm thrilled that our tools were re... read more

Starting the Conversation (#LetsTalkDiversity)

Starting the Conversation (#LetsTalkDiversity)

Over a year ago, inspired by Starbuck's #RaceTogether flop, we came upon a great way to get people to start talking about diversity and inclusion. It came in the form of a soft vinyl ball that looks l... read more

New Ground Rules for Work

New Ground Rules for Work

As we try to regroup and refocus after our country's "great divide," we all need to work hard at setting new ground rules for respect and open dialogue. A refresher on good manners is long past due. A... read more

Our “Cheese” is Moving

Our “Cheese” is Moving

Spencer Johnson's Who Moved my Cheese allegory was first published in 1998 but is no less poignant today than it was 18 years ago, perhaps more so.  It's the story of two mice (Sniff and Scu... read more

Learning how to talk to each other again

Learning how to talk to each other again

After the most divisive political season in our nation's history, I think we're all trying to figure out how to move on. We talk about unifying our divided country, about building mutual support and r... read more

Music is good except when it’s not…

Music is good except when it’s not…

I just read the New York Times article, "The Power of Music, Tapped in a Cubicle," in which Amisha Padnani 

Fidgeting is Good for your Health!

Fidgeting is Good for your Health!

Can't sit still?  You're not alone.  And, chances are, you're healthier because of it! The big reason that fidgeting is associated with good health is that it keeps your blood flowing and prevents it ... read more