The Brooklyn-based retailer specializes in unique gifts and creative finds. With super customer service, speedy shipping, and a commitment to sustainability, this is a local company that Jobacle can proudly support and recommend.
They were also able to help me with a serious problem: Stapler malfunctions.
I hate staplers. Maybe it’s my heavy hand. Maybe it’s bad luck. Whatever the case, I can never seem to get the staple in the way I want it. That of course is assuming the darned thing isn’t jammed or empty.
The solution? Staple-less staplers.
Not only do they look cool on my desk, but they ensure that I will never run out of stapling power. The ingenious manual gadget keeps papers together by punching a small hole and folding a small flap for secure binding. Simple…yet brilliant!
The “stapler” works well with four pages or less, so if you’re printing out that bloated report for the boss man, stick with a binder clip.
These staple-less staplers are simple to use, jam-resistant, and better for the environment.
Snag a set of two for $16. Keep one for yourself or make a coworker smile, the choice is yours. Click here for a list of other cool gift ideas.
I also treated myself to some Desktop Dogs. Full disclosure: the surface of my desk is littered with small animal figurines. I honestly don’t know how the “collection” started, but I’m the guy with a glass elephant, wood-carved frog, and painted duck on his desk. I digress.
In any event, the latest edition from Uncommon Goods are red and black plastic dogs. But these are no ordinary pups! While I can’t get them to roll over or fetch, I can get them to hold my sticky notes, pens and paperclips. They add a little flair to my ever-expanding desktop zoo.
It’s amazing what a small toy or conversation-starter can do to lift your spirits at work. I recommend treating yourself to something that makes you smile. A job is difficult enough. Do your part to make work better.