Five big reasons why generic deal toys suck

Everywhere you look, you see generic designs. From grocery store ads to smartphones to seasonal fashions, there are all too many products out there that just don’t have anything special to say. Read More

20 Inspiring Quotes for Your Employee Recognition Program

Every successful CEO or executive has a knack for business, but they don’t all have a knack for words. You know that the right words are essential to employee praise, but maybe you’re not a poet, and that’s just fine. Read More

A Brief History of Lapel Pins

Lapel pins are incredibly popular and tiny symbols of everything from causes to brands to political parties to musical artists. Thanks to the varied ways in which they can be used, these pins are ubiquitous today. Read More

Material Insights: How Lead Crystal is Made

Lead crystal stands out as one of the most traditional and beautiful choices for items ranging from decanters to clocks to awards. At Cristaux International, we love working with lead crystal because it adds unmistakable class to any product. Read More

Why a Rebound in the Deal Toy Market is Good News

Markets worldwide have been unpredictable in recent years. For financial professionals, looking at metrics that could indicate an overall rebound is important. While it might seem a little silly, we think that something as basic as the deal toy can provide valuable insight into where the market is going. Read More

How to Attract (and Keep) the Best Employees

While some job markets are saturated with potential employees, executives and entrepreneurs who run the most successful and innovative organizations know that the top talent never seems to be in surplus. Read More