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Celebrate the Sweet & Savory with Gourmet Gifts

Gourmet Gifts For All! At Proforma, we celebrate the sweet and savory with our very own staff potlucks, cooking competitions, the occasional catered “working” luncheons and more. With all of our taste-testing experience, we recommend you kick your gourmet gifts up a notch from fruit baskets or cookie platters and add a special touch to your next networking event or... Read More

January 31st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Celebrate the Sweet & Savory with Gourmet Gifts

Design Trends that are Building into 2019

At the beginning of every year, thousands of articles appear about the upcoming design trends destined to boom into our existence. Anything from fashion, technology, architecture, graphics and more, we’re pumped with what’s supposed to be our near future experiences. Some of these expected trends appear while others never seem to take flight, no matter... Read More

January 31st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Design Trends that are Building into 2019

How to Have Effective Communication at Work

Whenever I join a team, I always ask my boss what their preferred method of communication is. Do they prefer emails so they can respond when they have time? Do they prefer calls so their email isn’t bogged down? Or are they part of the few individuals that don’t mind people popping in and out... Read More

January 29th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Have Effective Communication at Work

Tips to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick in 2019

It’s hard to believe the New Year is in full swing and January is almost over. It’s time for a check-in. How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions in 2019? Still going strong? Or, have you completely fallen off the wagon only one month in? 5 Helpful Tricks to Keep New Year’s Resolutions... Read More

January 24th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Tips to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick in 2019

Comfort Zone Selling

I love the saying, “success begins at the edge of your comfort zone.” I’m all for pushing oneself to the edge of their comfort zone, but not beyond. This is especially true when prospecting for new customers. It’s natural for most sales folks to want to reach for the stars and secure large marquis accounts. But... Read More

January 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Comfort Zone Selling

Learn to Become a Creative Genius

To many, creativity is thought of as a “God-given” talent or quality that one is born with. An idea that you’re born with the ability to think differently or “think outside the box” instead of learning a process to get you to a certain result. As a creative, I often hear people say they “aren’t... Read More

January 22nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Learn to Become a Creative Genius

Are You Ready for the 2019 Color of the Year?

It’s time to walk into the New Year with a new, diverse and vivifying color! For the past 20 years, Pantone’s Color of the Year has inspired designers and businesses alike to use colors that influence people around the world through almost every industry. It’s with great excitement to see that the purpose of 2019’s... Read More

January 17th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Are You Ready for the 2019 Color of the Year?

Health and Fitness on Track to be a Top Trend in 2019

If you believe the numbers, people are paying more attention to their health and fitness, especially this time of year. According to Statista, more than 170 million people globally have memberships to a gym or health club, with 55 million of those being in the United States. That is a big number, and it can... Read More

January 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Health and Fitness on Track to be a Top Trend in 2019

The Cockatoo Customer – Dealing with a Difficult Customer

Last month, we welcomed a new addition to our family in the form of a baby cockatoo. She’s chatty, she’s extremely affectionate, she loves to dance and sing, and she will do just about anything for a handful of peanuts. Most of the time, she’s just about as silly and adorable as it gets –... Read More

January 10th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The Cockatoo Customer – Dealing with a Difficult Customer

Get Rid Of Your But…

It’s a new year with new opportunities to make 2019 your most successful year yet – and the first step is to get rid of the ‘but’ in your vocabulary and stop making excuses. Many times I find people give excuses without evening knowing it by making statements such as, “Last year my goal was... Read More

January 9th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Get Rid Of Your But…

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