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Five Brain Boosts That Increase Productivity

by Emily Raine

It happens to everyone. You’ve got a full to-do list to check off, yet you can’t seem to get anything done – or at least do anything well. While this situation can feel desperate, you’re often only a few minutes away from a renewed, refreshed focus. All you need is a brain boost.

“Remember the Titans” Moments as a Stone Ward Intern

by Stone Ward Staff

Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved the movie “Remember the Titans.” Each time I watch the movie, I leave energized, amped up and with a few less friends…I can quote every single line in the movie, and it’s not a crowd pleaser among peers.

Is Achieving a Work/Life Balance Really Possible?

by Lucie Pathmann

Recently, I’ve read several articles about the importance of work/life balance.  Articles around how to make sure your stress level is low, make sure to get enough sleep, blah, blah, blah, and how all of these things are important, especially to women.

10 Ways to Become an Analytics Superhero for Your Company and Clients

by Stone Ward Staff

Look! In the sky…it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s an analytics superhero!

While there is an ever-increasing amount of collected data (global data volume is now measured in the zettabytes – which is a trillion gigabytes), there is also a sharp, parallel increase in the depth of experience and skill necessary to successfully create and capture the critical value obtained from this data.

Raising a Wonder Woman

by Katy Bartlett

Full disclosure, I haven’t seen Wonder Woman yet. However, now that’s it’s officially become the highest ranking DC comic movie in the U.S., I’m definitely in the minority. For many, Wonder Woman is much more than a movie, it’s a movement. A movement for Girl Power. So why is this important?

So You Think You Want To Be a Project Manager?

by Alix Fiorino

As the coordinator of Stone Ward’s intern program, Camp Reality, it is safe to say that I love helping other people find what they are good at. When I am not organizing interns (by day), I am a project manager (by the rest of the day), and it is by far my most favorite and challenging job that I have ever had. So, I am basically a superhero. Obviously, a humble one. 

Make Your Office Space Your Office Place

by Stone Ward Staff

The average the person spends 90,000 hours at work during their lifetime.

It’s essential for anyone in an office to make their workspace welcoming and comfortable — just think of it as your second home. Here’s a few tricks to make your office space a place that feels all the more welcoming 9 to 5.

Ten Principles of Media Management

by Brett Parker

As Media Director, I often look for articles to help further my industry knowledge. With an ever-changing mix of new media, it’s difficult to separate the important from the gimmicky. Upon some searching, I stumbled across Ten Principles of Media Management written by former Stone Ward Media Director, Debra Reid. Debra was my Media mentor for 8+ years at Stone Ward and has taught me everything I know about Media. Have a question about Media?