If you often find yourself needing to measure things under 3 inches, you need to stock up on Cardstick Ruler Stickers ($3.50). Stick them on your credit card, pen, phone, or any other item that you carry everyday, and you will always know exactly how long tiny things are. Shows inches and metric measurements, comes in a set of three.
If your office desk is looking a little too plain, it’s time to rethink the way you look at your desk accessories. Think of them as desk ornaments that bring style into your business. These Industrial Desk Accessories ($6.99-$69) from Restoration Hardware are a good start. Choose from a heavy duty pencil sharpener, carbon-steel super clips, giant super clips, amazingly powerful magnets, and ACE pilot 404 Stapler, and an aluminum tape dispenser.
Stop fumbling through post-its and torn-out notebook pages to find your old meeting notes. Keep your notes in order with the Behance Action Journal ($17.50). This handy notepad gives a new approach to productivity, with designated action step boxes and even a “backburner” section for those hair-brained ideas. Pretty soon you’ll be less like Doc Brown and more like DaVinci.