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+00:00February 14th, 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+00:00December 8th, 2016|Blog, Business Tips, Productivity|0 Comments

Dave Rocker: Generational Diversity in the Workplace

When we talk about workplace diversity, we tend to talk about diversity as it relates to race or gender, socioeconomic status, and sexual orientation. Within the context of these discussions, age is rarely mentioned. With four distinct age groups comprising today’s workforce, generational diversity is increasingly relevant. For managers, supervising a team with a wide [...]

By |2017-06-19T14:59:26+00:00September 28th, 2016|Blog, Management, Productivity|0 Comments

Dave Rocker: Multitasking vs. Monotasking: What’s More Effective for Productivity?

In a world of so-called multitask masters, technology is what we turn to in order to coordinate the sometimes divisive demands for our attention. Consider the particulars of what, exactly, divides our attention: We have our cell phones and laptops; then, our myriad collection of icons and files and so-called user-friendly apps that we’ve saved [...]

By |2017-06-19T14:59:26+00:00May 19th, 2016|Blog, Productivity|0 Comments

Dave Rocker: 5 Reasons Business & Philanthropy Go Hand in Hand

Just as the weather changes rapidly, so does the business climate. Today we are in the midst of one of the most transitional periods in the history of global economics. Business tycoons like Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Richard Branson are giving away most of their fortunes for the greater good, and billionaires like Facebook’s [...]

By |2017-06-19T14:59:26+00:00May 13th, 2016|Blog, Business Tips, Management|0 Comments