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How To Deal With Annoying Parents


Parents. Love it or hate it, your business depends on them.  In your line of work, there is no way to avoid interaction with parents. They are the ones paying for the service you’re providing to their child. Hopefully, you’ll have more positive experiences with parents than negative, but it’s inevitable you’ll have some bumps in the road. What do you …continue reading



One Interview Question You Should Ask Every Candidate


Today I missed lunch. I frequently do when I write these articles. Sometimes I end up writing through the night despite the fact that I was tired at 11 p.m. I lose track of time. Why? Because writing these articles and helping others with my advice is something I am passionate about. It feeds my purpose. In a world where …continue reading



Jackrabbit Technologies Earns Distinction as One of the Charlotte Area’s Best Places to Work for 5th Consecutive Year


Charlotte Business Journal Annual Ranking Based on Independent Employee Evaluation  Jackrabbit Technologies, leadingproviderofonlineclassmanagementsoftwareforyouthactivitiescenters, was recently recognized by The Charlotte Business Journal as one of the area’s most desirable places to work. Jackrabbit was noted for its extraordinary workplace culture along with more then 60 other area businesses in small, mid-sized and large company categories. This year’s #33 ranking marks the …continue reading



The Buddy System and Your Gymnasts


Recently Technique Magazine shared thoughts on the role of the buddy system in gymnastics from David Jacobson with the Positive Coach Alliance (PCA). A principle of the PCA focuses on filling emotional tanks because if this “tank” is empty the gymnast goes nowhere and when it’s full the gymnast is emotionally fueled to go the distance. The Buddy System is …continue reading



Instagram Update: Edit Your Captions


Instagram released a new update today – and it’s what we’ve all been waiting for. You can now edit the caption of your photo instead of deleting and reposting the photo. In the world of social media, time is everything. Going back and reposting your really awesome picture means choosing a filter, adding a location, tagging your friends, and then retyping …continue reading



Jackrabbit Technologies Wins NCTA’s 2014 Industry Driven Technology Award


NC Tech Awards Names Jackrabbit Technologies 2014’s Leader in Providing Technology Focused on Needs of the Industries it Serves CHARLOTTE, NC – November 10, 2014 – Jackrabbit Technologies, leading provider of online class management software for youth activities centers received a distinct honor on November 6th as NCTA (the North Carolina Technology Association) named its solution the state’s 2014 Industry …continue reading



Successful People Never Again…


If your’e successful, you’ll never do these again – 1. Return to what hasn’t worked. Whether a job, or a broken relationship that was ended for a good reason, we should never go back to the same thing, expecting different results, without something being different. 2. Do anything that requires them to be someone they are not. In everything we do, we have to …continue reading



Simplifying Language: Terminology Changes in eCommerce


We’ve made some helpful changes to our terminology in eCommerce: In the Transaction menu: “Batch ePayment” option is now “Process Credit Cards/Bank Accts” On the Payment Transaction Entry page: “ePay & Save” button is now “Use Card/Acct on File” On the Batch ePayment page: “Create Batch & Preview” button is now “Preview Payments” See our list of Enhancements.



Learning More About The Achilles Heel


Holly Heitzman, MS, LAT, ATC, PTA, St. Vincent Sports Performance, provides information on Achilles Heal – what causes it, how to recognize it and how to treat it – in a recent Technique Magazine, Vol. 34 – #7 (September/October 2014 issue) pages 7-9. These are such great details that we thought them worth sharing with you directly. The Achilles Heal …continue reading



How to Select & Implement Software


Evaluating & implementing a mission critical business application can be a challenging and time-consuming task. Here is a process that will help you choose and implement the right solution for your business. Recommended Software Selection Steps: 1 – Define your requirements 2 – Identify costs 3 – Technical & architectural issues 4 – Implementation, data conversion & training 5 – …continue reading