Monthly Archives: March 2015

Carrots, Sticks and Timesheets

Carrots, Sticks and Timesheets

Our CEO recently forwarded an article titled, “How agencies get employees to fill in their timesheets”, which mentioned how several agencies reward their employees who have completed their timesheets and punish those who have not. Whether it be locking the beer fridge or restricting access to popular social media sites,…
Prove It.

Prove It.

I’m a word nerd, and recently I found an interesting article explaining the phrase, the exception proves the rule. I always found this concept baffling — how does an exception prove a rule? But the author pointed out that prove didn’t always mean what it does today. It comes from…
Notes from the Back of a Car

Notes from the Back of a Car

Do you find yourself initiating conversations with your doorman, simply because you’re curious about his life? Have you ever asked your barber about his childhood? What about that lady you keep running into on the elevator? If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, you might be a researcher…