Qualified managers and leaders are integral to a smoothly operating workplace and the growth of your organization. But what separates the average and highly effective managers? The ability to develop their staff. According to a recent Harvard Business Review article, “Job seekers from entry-level to executive are more concerned with opportunities for learning and development… Read more »
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“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” William Arthur Ward How often do you express appreciation? By saying “thank you” after a co-worker or employee has helped in anyway, is showing gratitude. It can go beyond a job well done; simply being thankful for having employment is… Read more »
Being appreciated is a fundamental human need. As a matter of fact, many studies have shown that one of the top five needs expressed by employees is to feel fully appreciated for their work. Essentially, we do more for those who appreciate it. So why is employee appreciation often a blind spot for leaders? We… Read more »
Dear Suzanne, I have been the human resources director of a mid-sized law firm for three years. It’s a position I’ve been working toward for many years, and it I like the firm I work for. I’ve had three years of a high-stress environment, where I’ve worked with our CEO to tackle major changes in… Read more »
Increasing self-awareness is the bedrock of many EDSI programs. Whether we’re addressing the 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, Increasing Personal Effectiveness, Improving Professional Presence, or any of our other initiatives, self-awareness is at the core of adult learning and personal change in an organizational setting. Many of us trudge through our days -and therefore… Read more »
You are likely in an intergenerational workplace, and may often ask yourself, “Who are these people, and how did they get here?!” For all practical purposes there are now 4 generations populating the US workforce. The Veterans or Traditionalists were born before 1946, making them at least 68 years old. Baby Boomers, born between 1947… Read more »
“The ability to make a person feel that, when you’re with that person, he or she is the most important (and the only) person in the room is the skill that separates the great from the near-great.” ~Marshall Goldsmith Can you make people feel that they are the only one who matters? This is the… Read more »
In one way or another all of EDSI’s programs deal with the ability to complete what you have started. This could be related to professional presence, personal effectiveness, or performance management, but they all touch on making sure you are able to consistently follow through on your commitments. We don’t usually think about this, but… Read more »
Ready to learn more? Here is a roundup of our most popular performance management articles. Emergency Intervention for Performance Management Dear Suzanne, I manage employees for a law firm in San Antonio. I know that star employees who leave an organization are often leaving the manager not the job itself. Recently I have had a… 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 »
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