Careerstone Group Insights

Why You Shouldn't Multitask and Seven Ways to Stop

These days, everyone is a multitasker. We talk while we drive, we answer text messages or e-mails during meetings, we return phone calls while surfing the Internet, we work on different docs in different applications all at once, and we cook dinner while talking on the phone.But instead of being a hallmark…  Read More

The Partner Paradox: How to Choose a Business Partner

Starting your own business is an enormous undertaking. The to-do list seems endless, as does the number of decisions you must make. One of the most critical, strategic decisions you will make is whether to take a partner. This is one of the earliest and most important decisions entrepreneurs face. This…  Read More

Time's Up! The Truth About Procrastination

“If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.”  Sound familiar? Statistics show that over 20% of the population procrastinates. We tend to associate procrastination with laziness, but is it really such a bad thing? Let’s take a closer look. Procrastination can…  Read More

Does Telework Really Work?

Who doesn’t telework these days? According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 25% of employees worked from home at least part of the time in 2016. For management and business, that number is even higher - close to 40%! Research touts the teleworking benefits of increased productivity and eliminating…  Read More

It's Not Too Late to Take Time Off!

As we approach the end of summer, it’s not too late to plan a vacation to get out of the office (or home office)! The thought of taking time off work can be daunting for numerous reasons, such as fearing a boss’ reaction to a request for time off and worrying about falling behind with work.…  Read More

It’s Not Too Late to Take Back Your Time

When we started working from home, many of us were excited by the prospect of having more time on our hands. We thought we would win back all that time spent commuting to the office. Now we all know that isn’t exactly how it turned out. Thanks to the 24/7 virtual life, we find ourselves consumed…  Read More

A Year of Living Remotely

We’ve rounded the corner to a strange anniversary:  one year of living, working, and hopefully surviving the restrictions, stresses, and uncertainties of a global pandemic. In short, a year of living remotely. After this year, many of us have enough experience and have logged enough hours…  Read More

Fostering Innovation at Work Through Creativity

As we continue to navigate our ever-changing and challenging work environments, it’s more important than ever to tap into our innovation and problem-solving skills. Essentially, it’s time to boost your creativity. Even for those who don’t specifically work in a creative field, creativity…  Read More

It’s Time for a Vacation – Plan Accordingly!

Sunshine beams through your office window and the days are getting longer – summer is finally here! This is the perfect time to start planning a vacation or staycation and use that coveted paid time off. While taking time off work offers many physical and mental health benefits, most Americans let…  Read More