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+00:00January 4th, 2017|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+00:00November 30th, 2016|Blog, Business Tips, Productivity|0 Comments

Dave Rocker: How Working Remotely Affects Productivity

Increasingly, companies are re-thinking the 9-5 office workday in favor of more flexible policies that give employees the freedom to work from wherever they want. Although allowing employees to work from home can complicate the logistics of managing direct reports and having team meetings, research indicates that employees who are allowed to work from home [...]

By |2017-06-19T14:59:25+00:00October 24th, 2016|Blog, Management, 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