Shelia Butler

31st ARTS Nomination Panel Announced

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, today announced the members of the 31st Annual ARTS Awards Nomination Panel, a group of independent industry professionals who…

The Essential Guide to the 2018 ART & IDS Conference

In less than a month, members of the Accessories Resource Team (ART) and the Interior Design Society (IDS) will join forces once again for the 2018 ART + IDS Conference. After the first successful…
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Get off the whiteboard and onto the internet. (Photo: Startup Stock Photos from Pexels)

4 Online Project Management Tools That Actually Manage

Are these scenarios familiar: An annoyed customer calls for the second time to ask why an associate didn't follow up on her question. The second part of an order was never placed, and now the…
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Are you asking your job candidates the right questions? (Photo: Tim Gouw)

5 Interview Questions You Should Be Asking

When you’re short-staffed, it seems that everyone is a little more on edge. Employees need to pick up extra hours, and managers cross their fingers that no one will call in sick. In an effort to…
The staff at Northern Lighting in Westerville, OH, gets the job done, but they like to have a little fun. “We keep it loose,” lighting consultant Scott Metz (third from right) says.
The staff at Northern Lighting in Westerville, OH, gets the job done, but they like to have a little fun. “We keep it loose,” lighting consultant Scott Metz (third from right) says.

How to Keep a Happy Work Environment

Happiness and productivity go hand in hand. A 2015 study by the Social Market Foundation and the University of Warwick’s Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy found that employee…