July 2021 - Redefining Progress

Posts Written OnJuly 2021

How to Improve the Energy Efficiency in Your Home? 

The growing trend of building energy-efficient homes across the globe is inspiring more people to consider energy-efficient designs and eco-friendly materials for home building and renovation. Reducing the amount of energy your house consumes can lead to reduced utility bills and effective and affordable living. While achieving a completely self-sufficient and zero energy home seems far-fetched (although possible), you can still equip your house with materials and interior and exterior design that optimizes energy efficiency. Why Is It Important to Build Efficient Homes?  Having an efficient home is not just a choice anymore it is a requirement. All new homes,…

How the Right Dashboard Can Streamline Your Customer Service Strategy

Most businesses are always looking for ways they can improve customer service efficiency while still providing great service to their customers. They want to save time and keep employees productive, yet still offer the best possible service to keep customers happy and eager for more interactions. The right customer service dashboard can help you accomplish this. But how? And what kind of dashboard should you be looking for? The Benefits of Using a Customer Service Dashboard These are some of the top benefits of using a customer service dashboard:         Patterns and planning. First, you’ll have a…

Choose Progress, Not Perfection: Rebuilding Your Company’s Overall Performance

Eventful and volatile are two words that clearly summarize the first half of 2021, and with markets seemingly under the mercy of uncertainty at this point and time, no shed of economic confidence can accurately forecast what else is to come after the mid-year. In fact, a quick peek at the real estate markets will tell a vastly different story when compared to the sudden rise and consequent fall of many cryptocurrencies in a span of a few months, meaning that efforts in reopening the global economy have yet to take full effect. However, one concerning issue that has been…

Secret Santa Office Gifts For All Personality Types

We love Secret Santas since they provide an opportunity for office bonding and an excuse to take a longer lunch break. But, unless you’re familiar with all your colleges it can be tough to find the perfect gift based on their personality type.  Identifying your coworker’s personality type will fast-track you to finding them the perfect gift. If you don’t know how to identify their personality perhaps a great gift is to get them the Myers-Briggs personality test.  Below are some great gift ideas for all personality types in the office.  Engraved Pencil Set They’re just plain cool, whether you…

What to Consider When Building a Smart Home

Most people take an existing home and retrofit it for smart technology. But if you’re building a house, you have the distinct advantage of making it intelligent from the start. The key is to plan ahead.  3 Helpful Smart Home Construction Tips Before you begin the adventure of constructing a smart house, get clear on what it is that you’re trying to achieve. Considering that you’re building the home to live in – not as a spec house that will be put on the market and sold – it’s important to understand that the technology you’re integrating won’t necessarily increase…