Now Serving – October – Unexpected Time-Saving Tricks

OCTOBER 2013 A monthly newsletter showcasing the taste of cookware ISSUE 58
Now Serving

It’s October, which means the holidays are right around the corner! Now is the time to inspect all of your equipment to make sure you are ready for this upcoming busy season. If you do need to order a new piece of equipment, be sure to click here and check out the Gen2 closeout specials we are currently offering. With several different types to choose from, you should be able to find exactly what you’re looking for.

Did you know that the most Halloween candy is sold on October 28th? What are your favorite Halloween treats? Let us know on our Facebook page! While you’re there, make sure you take a look at our one-day only deals! And if you review a product online, you will be automatically entered into ShortOrder’s monthly giveaway.

Unfortunately we did not have any new reviews this month, so you could have been the big winner!
Don’t forget to check out our clearance section. We have a wide variety of discontinued, and scratched and dented products that are all covered by the full manufacturer warranty.

In this month’s issue: Unexpected Time-Saving Tricks, Pumpkin Veggie Tray as a healthy alternative for Halloween, and our featured products: a Scotsman Ice Machine, a Gen2 Range, and a Wolf Salamander.

Do you have any suggestions for us? We are always ready to hear from you. Please drop us a line anytime!

Ann Marie Hillier

Unexpected Time-Saving Tricks

They Shouldn’t Work…But Actually Do

 

Feeling bogged down by all of the responsibilities that come with running your own business? Check out these 4 time-saving tips as discussed in Rohit Bhargava’s article, “4 Time-Saving Tricks That Shouldn’t Work (But Actually Do).”

1. Open SchedulingDid you know that most of us waste a lot of time scheduling, and often rescheduling, meetings? There is a mistaken perception that you need to have complete control over setting up your own meetings, or that hiring an assistant may be too expensive. Consider hiring a virtual assistant instead to save both time and money.

2. Forced InterruptionsThere is a common misconception that in order to work the most effectively, you must eliminate all interruptions. Although frequent interruptions can make it hard to concentrate, changing tasks throughout the work day can provide a mental break and ultimately help you to be more productive.

3. Going OfflineTake time each day to turn off your phone and computer. Going offline will force you to actually think about solutions to problems instead of thoughtlessly typing a query into the search bar. Being offline also challenges your mind and may help lead you to new ideas and innovations that you may not have otherwise developed.

4. Taking a VacationDuring busy times, the thought of a vacation may seem almost impossible. Instead of saving your work until you return, try delegating it to colleagues or employees. When you return, instead of resuming all of your old duties, watch how your tasks were performed while you were away and ask yourself if it’s really necessary to take those tasks back.

Featured Products
Scotsman Ice Machine
CU50GA-1A
65-lb/24 Hours
$1,290.00 delivered
Gen2 Range
24-GEN2-4B-S20-NAT
4 Burner, 480 lbs.
$1,287.00 delivered
Wolf Salamander
RB36-NAT
Stainless Radiants
$2,021.00 delivered
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Featured Recipe
Pumpkin Veggie Tray
Check out this healthy alternative for a fun, Halloween treat from tasteofhome.com.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Large Bag of Baby Carrots
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 Head of Broccoli
  • 1 Carton of Your Favorite Veggie Dip

Directions:

  1. Create an outline for your pumpkin by laying some of the carrots out in an oblong circle on your serving tray.
  2. Fill in the circle with the rest of the carrots.
  3. Remove enough of the carrots to create a cucumber-filled smile.
  4. Place small bowls in the carrots for a nose and eyes and fill with dip.
  5. Slice off the stem of the broccoli head and place at the top of the pumpkin.
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