When we read a publicized study by a reputable university, we tend to believe what it says, but in some instances, we must question what we are being told. You may know of a recent study published by Duke University that has disrupted the promotional gaiter business and has shed a bad light on the gaiter industry as a whole when it comes to the gaiter being used as a PPE item. When your customers are going to ask you about this study, let them know the following:Continue reading “Not All Gaiters Are Created Equal!”
A high-quality tube-like face covering that offers single- or double-layer protection is made out of 100% polyester and is 155gsm (grams per square meter) single layer for an effective barrier and can be worn doubled up at 310gsm (grams per square meter).Continue reading “THE ACTIVE BAND: A TUBE-LIKE FACE COVERING PROTECTS AS WELL AS A MASK”
At the beginning of the year, many of us were working how we always have: in dedicated workspaces outside of the home. Some of us had the job perk of having a “work from home day,” when we wanted/needed to spend the day working from home. As we are nearing the end of 2020, many of us have not been allowed to return to our offices and MUST work remotely.Continue reading “How to Motivate Team Members Working Remotely”
As more and more of the world starts opening up, it’s time to get back in the game doing what you do best: create excellent solutions for your clients. For some, reopening will be tough. For others, they will recognize that this is an excellent opportunity for a new beginning. Here is a quick roadmap you can use to come out on top during reopening.Continue reading “Preparing for The New Beginning”
Toddy Gear is happy to let you know that we are back! Yes, back up and running with full availability of our product offering and our new PPE portfolio.Continue reading “We’re Back”
For those that do not know me, I am one of the co-owners of the supplier, Toddy Gear. Our current business is manufacturing USA made masks in our factory in Illinois.
Running a manufacturing facility in these times is especially difficult. Not only do we have to provide a safe environment for our employees by taking temperatures and blood oxygen levels daily. We monitor their health, create social distancing workstations, and wipe down all workstations and surfaces countless times daily, and in addition to this, we have to produce our distributor’s orders.Continue reading “We Are All in It Together: Making “It” Happen From a Manufacturer’s Perspective”
For everyone out there working from home and missing that face-to-face interaction with your clients, using free services such as Zoom and Google Meet are excellent ways to stay connected. These services provide free video calling for small and large groups of people. If you have been hesitating, stop and give one of these services a try. It’s FREE!
It’s quite easy to use this technology to your advantage. Instead of taking your customer to lunch or coffee, see if you can have lunch or coffee delivered and present during lunch. Send them a sample kit and set up a virtual meeting to demo the items. If you are stumped on proper virtual meeting etiquette, take a look at these best practices.Continue reading “Virtual Meeting Best Practices”
Have you figured out your work-from-home routine yet? If you are still struggling to get into a routine and want to improve your work from home habits, here’s what has helped me and may be able to help you.Continue reading “10 Effective Tips for Working from Home”
Working from home is now more prevalent than ever. Digital privacy has always been a concern, and now it is a concern more than ever. Virtually every computer is equipped with a camera. Have you ever Googled “webcam privacy”? If not, I’d recommend that you do it, it is an eye-opener.Continue reading “Your Digital Privacy is Top Priority”
Staying visible during a turbulent time is a crucial factor in winning business when things get back to normal. Make sure your clients know now that you are there for them, to help them in any way you can, but how?Continue reading “How to Keep It Going”