EDSI’s Suzanne Updegraff Honored With Sales Award

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Centennial, CO – Business owner Suzanne Updegraff has been honored as an Inscape Publishing Ruby Award winner. “In a time of high unemployment, many organizations are spending less on workforce development. The fact that Suzanne Updegraff set a sales record during this difficult time is really quite remarkable,” says Jeffrey Sugerman, president and CEO of… Read more »

Free Gift: Download the “Influencing Others” Booklet

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We all have an influence on the people around us, whether it’s in the span of a few minutes or over the course of a long-term relationship, and it’s up to us to decide whether that influence is positive or negative. It is important to realize that each individual likes to be treated in a… Read more »

Love in the Office: How to Manage Workplace Relationships

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It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air… and the office is no exception. Dating a co-worker used to be frowned-upon or forbidden in many organizations, but workplace relationships are becoming more common and less taboo in the modern world. On February 10, 2011, CareerBuilder released the results of its annual office romance survey…. Read more »

6 Job Interview Tips for Success

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If you are back on the job market and looking to land the perfect career opportunity, an in-person interview is your chance to wow your prospective employers and convince them you are the right fit for the position. It only takes a few seconds to make a lasting first impression, good or bad, and you… Read more »

4 Ways to Put Staff Development into the Fast Lane

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At times, staff development efforts can get stalled out. Reframe the way you think about this important catalyst for retaining staff, conflict resolution,  and improving productivity. Utilize self-appraisal. Start your process by asking the employee to appraise him or herself.  An online personality test might be the best place to start. Development proceeds best when… Read more »

Stop Multitasking for Better Personal Effectiveness

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Are you a self-proclaimed multitasker, jumping from one project to the next or juggling several different assignments simultaneously? You may feel as if you are getting more done in a shorter period of time, but if you often find yourself switching from task to task without seeing anything through to completion, you may actually be… Read more »