1) Approach conflict with confidence. Don’t shy away!
As Stephen R. Covey, author of Principle Centered Leadership said, “effective communication is built on the cement of trust, and trust is based on trustworthiness, not politics.” Open and effective communication requires confidence as well as skill. This confidence allows you to confront uncomfortable issues, politics and conflict in the workplace.
Conflict in business is inevitable. Every individual has their own methodology and working style. Coworkers do what they do for their own reasons–not yours. However, there are times that other individuals’ words or actions can be harmful to you or infringe on your rights as an employee. Read more…
2) Give Yourself the Ultimate Advantage
Based on the bestselling book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is a model and development program that guides intact teams through a journey to improve in five areas that are key to productive team dynamics: Read more…
3) 4 Simple Takeaways for Effective Team Building
Your team at work — the employees you depend on to make sure everything runs smoothly — is made up of people with many different personality types and work styles. A team is not static; on the contrary, it constantly changes and evolves. Read more…
4) Embrace the 5 Habits of a Cohesive Team
In his New York Times’ best seller, The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni showed us all how effective teams really work. Learn how to actually integrate Results, Accountability, Commitment, Conflict and Trust.
As a matter of fact, EDSI is traveling to 11 cities this summer, giving a complimentary program to help our colleagues and clients take their team, leadership and organization to the next level. It’s a 1/2 day, we are covering the cost, we’ll serve continental breakfast and lunch, and best of all, when you are leave, you’ll have all the information you need to get this started in your organization!