2111, 2017

DIY Biohacking: Miracle or Menace?

Advances in biological science are happening every day. This being the 21st century, that fact may not come as too much of a surprise to anyone. However, the next big breakthrough in biotech might not [...]

1311, 2017

5 Side Hustles to Help with the Christmas Crunch

Maybe your family’s gotten larger, or that Christmas bonus isn’t what you had hoped for. No matter the reason, Christmastime brings about a financial crunch for many of us. Not to worry, there are a [...]

2607, 2017

Plans are Worthless, Planning is Everything

When it came to discussing plans, President Dwight Eisenhower liked to tell a story that he’d heard while a student at Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth. As it goes, the maps available [...]

507, 2017

Do Tech Gadgets Benefit Work Collaboration?

They have become ubiquitous in every sphere both public and private, so it’s no exaggeration to say that tech gadgets in general have completely transformed our way of life. Whether at work or at home, [...]

3105, 2017

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 [...]

2205, 2017

How Virtual Reality is Changing Healthcare

Technologies are vastly changing the landscape in which we operate. Innovations in virtual reality are revolutionizing how we interact and perceive our worlds from entertainment to banking to education. VR technologies are making our lives [...]

1005, 2017

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 [...]

805, 2017

How Animal Therapy is Aiding Veteran Care

Animals have a healing ability that often goes unmatched in the minds and hearts of many people. For centuries, animals--like dogs--have been known to Due to their therapeutic abilities, animal-assisted therapy has become a popular [...]

2104, 2017

Affordable Alternative Healthcare Options for ACA/AHCA

Earlier in March, the GOP honored its word by releasing its plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, also referred to as the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A statement from the party said, “We’re delivering on [...]

2702, 2017

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 [...]

702, 2017

Your Boss’ Mood Could Affect Your Productivity

Research suggests that team members take cues from the emotional states of their leaders. Put simply, moods are contagious. Leaders who are mindful of this can use their emotions to keep motivation levels up. By the same token, chronically moody supervisors can [...]

401, 2017

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 [...]

812, 2016

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 [...]

1711, 2016

Dave Rocker: 3 Common Myths About American Manufacturing

Although the American economy has come a long way since The Great Recession, the need for economic renewal in the United States is still urgent. Years of mediocre job growth and stagnant incomes continue to wear [...]

2410, 2016

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 [...]

910, 2016

Dave Rocker: Top 5 Reasons Why You’re Unproductive At Work

Your professional success and that of your company depends on your being productive. Despite the positive payoff, many office workers struggle to maintain high productivity levels throughout the work day. Most employees wish they could get more [...]

2809, 2016

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 [...]

3108, 2016

Dave Rocker: At Work, Positivity = Productivity

  Some workplace cultures encourage productivity; many more do not. The latest research in organizational behavior shows that a company’s culture directly affects the motivation levels and performance of its employees. The bottom line? Employees are [...]

2607, 2016

Dave Rocker: NEUROMYTHS: 4 Misconceptions About The Brain

"I'm 'brained.' Not right brained or left brained. I have a brain." --Neil deGrasse Tyson       Neuromyth #1: People are “left-brained” or “right-brained.” Popular culture has taught us that logical, linear-thinking people are [...]

1804, 2016

Dave Rocker: 4 Ways to Kick Procrastination to the Curb

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.” While this advice sounds simple and obvious in theory, every professional has experienced the crippling effects of procrastination at one point [...]

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