Is videoconferencing as productive as in-person meetings?

According to the results of a 2016 Gallup survey, 43 percent of employed Americans said they spent some of their working hours working remotely. Working remotely has its benefits and many companies have adopted a work-from-home policy: workers can choose to work remotely altogether, or alternatively, come into the office several times a week. Some [...]

By | 2017-09-06T18:35:46+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Business Tips, Management|0 Comments

Nurturing Creativity in the Workplace

Creativity is an essential trait of a productive and innovative work environment. The success of a business often depends on the effectiveness of the development team’s ideas. In today’s economy, creativity in the workforce is more important than ever to keep up with fast-paced innovations. In fact, a study reports that over 60% of polled [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:59:25+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Blog, Business Tips, Management, Productivity|0 Comments

The Principles of Sustainable Leadership

As globalization and the demographics of our workforce change and evolve our economy, principles of sustainable leadership become increasingly necessary. Sustainable ideals and business practices are refocusing our gaze towards consciously improving institutionalized models of business. Many famous leaders, from Mark Zuckerberg to Elon Musk, have stressed the importance of sustainable leadership in business. We [...]

By | 2017-07-19T19:50:56+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Blog, Business Tips, Management|0 Comments

Let’s Get Siri-us About A.I. in the Workplace

Having an executive assistant was once reserved for hotshot CEOs and bigwig executives. Not anymore. Today, any average Joe can have access to Siri or Alexa, thanks to a growing cohort of A.I.-enabled digital assistants developed by Amazon, Apple, and other leading tech companies. With a simple voice command, artificially intelligent assistants will answer your [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:59:25+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Blog, Business Tips, Management, Productivity|15 Comments

Tax Season Tips: Filing Early Can Reduce Stress, Maximize Your Return

Tax season is here. Although you have until April 18 to file their returns this year, getting your taxes finished early can help maximize your return and avoid potential stress that can arise from filing later. Here are some stress-free tips to make sure you get everything you’re owed. Early Bird Gets the Biggest Refund [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:59:25+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Blog, Business Tips, Productivity|0 Comments

Like A Boss: How Leaders Do Quick, Quality Work

In today’s professional world, there is often conflict between quantity and quality. Businesses want leaders and employees to keep up with today’s ever more rapid rate of change, but research suggests that keeping pace often comes at the price of producing quality work. Nevertheless, research also reveals that it is indeed possible to work both [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:59:25+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Blog, Business Tips, Productivity|0 Comments

Dave Rocker: Does Stress Increase Productivity? It Depends.

To perform better under pressure, consider embracing your anxiety. Research suggests that welcoming stress may be more helpful than trying to calm down. That’s right. Attempting to get rid of stress is counterproductive and can amplify your anxiety, making you feel more stressed. We’re surrounded by messages that tell us stress is unhealthy: stress hurts [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:59:25+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Blog, Business Tips, Productivity|0 Comments

Dave Rocker: How Does Technology Affect Workplace Productivity?

Technological progress gave us automated machinery, assembly lines, and the ability to communicate in real-time with anyone in the world. But, it goes without saying that technology is also a huge source of distraction, a potential time-waster. Where productivity goes to die. In the era of Fruit Ninja and Facebook, is it still possible for technology [...]

By | 2017-06-19T14:59:25+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Blog, Business Tips, Productivity|0 Comments