Learn How to Foster a Cohesive Team from Patrick Lencioni

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One of the most requested workplace training tools today is Employee Development System’s (EDSI) Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Program.  Building Trust is the first key to fostering a cohesive team. This model was developed by Patrick Lencioni, author of the New York Times bestseller “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team,” who asserts that… Read more »

Your Social Brand is a Career Tool

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Social media is transforming business as we know it. This applies to businesses large and small, and to brands – corporate and personal. At Employee Development Systems, Inc., helping employees of every generation raise their awareness of accountability and professionalism lie at the core of our mission. We’ve entered the age of influence. As it relates… Read more »

Two Rules to Create Peak Performance in Your Team

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As a leader, you probably already discovered that while your specialty skills provide a foundation for your career,  leadership skills come into play every.  How do you keep your employees motivated and enjoying their jobs every day? The Key to Creating Peak Performance at Work The key to creating an organization with employees, who willingly… Read more »

How to Build a Solid Coaching Program

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Business magazines from Harvard Business Review to Inc. describe coaching as the management style of choice and the answer to many kinds of organizational ills. It is about making sense of complex experience’s, unlocking a person’s potential to solving their own problems and is more often about asking good questions than giving right answers. If… Read more »

Here’s Why Leaders Are Prioritizing Personal Accountability

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The business of leadership is all about being personally accountable in three different areas: for fulfillment of organizational goals, for staff accomplishments, and for our own self-success. These three aspects are intertwined, dependent upon one another, and thoroughly influenced by the measure of our personal accountability. The leader who lives by the credo of personal… Read more »

These 5 Behaviors will Build Your Team in 2016

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“My team doesn’t need the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team program – In fact, they’ve been together so long, they finish each others’ sentences!”  Over and over again, the word trust is used… and misused.  “Trust” implies something different to everyone! For highly productive teams – those that perform effectively, consistently over time, trust… Read more »

Management Hack: Teams with Diverse Personalities

Posted by & filed under Accountability, Active Listening, Actively Engaged Workers, increasing personal effectiveness, Leadership.

One of your most valuable skills is the ability to “read” people. The people you interact with each day send you signals on how to work with them most effectively. If you learn what to look and listen for, each person will tell you exactly how to treat him effectively.   So what is there… Read more »

Are You in a Rut? Here’s How to Get Back on Track

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Are you in a professional or personal rut? What seemed like an interesting challenge to work on a few years ago might not seem that compelling anymore. What seemed like living the dream may not quite fit your plan, like it did a few years ago.  You see your peers climbing the corporate ladder of… Read more »