We Have Updated Our Vision Statement!

We live in a world of rapid change, mobility and technology are driving forces, the need for innovation and collaboration is at an all-time high.  A recent IMB study of 1,600 CEO’s asking the question “What keeps you up most at night…” relative to their business came back with a resounding consensus around “innovation”.  Other… Read More


The “Final Four”

What does the “Final Four” Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament have to do with an Office Equipment and Office Furniture Dealership based in the Maritimes of Canada?  Admittedly not much. Having said that, I look forward to this event with anticipation each year, and take in as many games on TV as I can. These young… Read More


Dear Sponsor Family (Office Interiors)

Our community is one of our core values and our support makes a difference to those families we sponsor. Every year Office Interiors supports several families through the “Feed Nova Scotia Adopt a Family Program” at Christmas time. Here is a letter from one of our adopted families:

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Trust & Leadership

I recently attended a Best Practices conference and enjoyed a session entitled “Trust and Leadership”.  It was a very interesting insight into an aspect of leaders that rarely gets discussed: trust. The premise of the discussion and the research behind it are quite fascinating. Organizations with high “trust” factors out-perform others, and by a high… Read More



I have often said that the one constant in life is change, that embracing change is the only way to continuously move forward and to learn. When we resist change that is when we jeopardize our growth and we get lulled in to a complacency that is our natural comfort zone. Personally I embrace change.… Read More


Love the way you play

Making a Difference Office Interiors, and specifically VP of Sales Shawn Lean out of the Fredericton N.B. branch, have been strong supporters in the community of local sports for many years. In early 2005 through 2008 they backed the Bantam AAA, Midget AAA Royals baseball teams, and the Midget AAA Canadians Hockey team. During a… Read More


Love the way you Run!

Nike Women’s Marathon This past weekend my two daughters, Amanda and Mallory successfully completed their first full marathon in San Francisco at the Nike Women’s Marathon (25,000 participants, 20% of whom do the whole marathon, 90% are women) in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. To get there (in addition to training) they had… Read More


Feed Nova Scotia “Great Canadian Food fight”

Office Interiors commitment to helping families in need has been an on-going priority for the staff and families that work at OI. Thousands of Nova Scotians don’t know where there next meal will come from, and many rely on local food banks for assistance. This commitment continued this week with Office Interiors hosting Feed Nova… Read More


No Excuses – More Customers

In April, I attended a sports coaching clinic and one of the speakers was Jim Barker who recently took over as General Manager for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. Jim is very passionate individual, with a keen focus on excellence, which perhaps is not surprising given that his profession involves coaching or managing professional… Read More


CJ loves the way he works!

As my time with Office Interiors comes to an end, I have an opportunity to think back on the whirlwind that was the past four months. Office Interiors generously allowed me to accomplish the second of three work terms I must complete for the Coop program in which I am enrolled at SMU. I cannot… Read More