4 Ways to Dig Yourself Out of a Rut & Get Your Career Back on Track Are you in a funk? Maybe it’s because of outside forces that are beyond your control, but once you recognize that your work-life has become humdrum, you have the power to change your mindset and so your situation. The… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Accountability
“The next time you are heading out the door, pause at the mirror and make sure that what you see reflects your purpose and value.” Amy Spiegel, author and business leader Fact: You will be judged by your physical appearance. How you choose to dress is one of the first things people will notice about… Read more »
The Huffington Post recently highlighted the necessity of team cohesiveness, which dovetails with the EDSI 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, a new watershed program based on the work of New York Times best selling author, Patrick Lencioni. EDSI believes so strongly in the power of a cohesive team that we are traveling to over… Read more »
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… Read more »
Teamwork is the ultimate competitive advantage because it is so powerful and so rare. High-functioning teams result in outstanding results, both for your department and organization. Patrick Lencioni, New York Times best-selling author of The 5 Dysfunctions of a Teamhas taken the wisdom from his book and turned it into a course that partners with… Read more »
Patrick Lencioni’s watershed, New York Times best-selling title, The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team, has impacted millions of leaders, worldwide. EDSI is one of them. As a mission-driven company, we believe strongly in the practical takeaways that he has brought to the business world. Now everyone can bring Patrick Lencioni’s model to life in their… Read more »
Regardless of how important we say accountability is, organizations tend to only bring up the term when there is a complete break down, and an obvious lack of accountability in a team, department or organization. That’s when we tend to unpack the overused business speak, and the Human Resources Department starts a new round of… Read more »
It’s the good swimmers who are most likely to jump ship, and this holds true in the workplace. How do you keep the best swimmers from doing the backstroke into the sunset? Make your workplace great. Some basic, but often overlooked qualities have the potential to make lousy or even good workplaces into great ones…. Read more »
Learning and understanding professional culture is critical to personal effectiveness in the workplace and professional presence. It’s also the smoothest way to forge your professional credibility. “Most organizations define their cultural values by a strategic imperative. If the initiative is to focus on clients, the behaviors and actions must reflect that. If building market share… Read more »
In the past few years, there has been much talk in the employee development arena about how to foster a greater sense of commitment among Millennials (those born between 1980 and 1995 and currently under 33 years of age). Will it will be necessary to transform the core dynamics of the workplace, or will they… Read more »
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