Reframe Productivity as a Path to Freedom Start by shifting the paradigm surrounding productivity. Introduce the idea of how increased productivity is really a conversation about clarifying priorities and letting go of tasks and projects that are out of line with the organization and department goals. Increased productivity is the combination of intelligent planning and… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Personal Effectiveness
The term “professionalism” means many things, depending on the situation. So what does professionalism actually mean? Is it the number of degrees you hold, your job title, or certifications? How about your dress, or the way you present yourself and resolve conflicts? It can be all of these. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines professionalism as “the… Read more »
Your energy level is the highest right away in the morning, so if possible, don’t spend that precious resource on sitting in update meetings or chatting with coworkers. Get right to your workspace and start your projects. Looking for more ways to increase personal effectiveness? Here is the key: Ignore email, stay off of the… Read more »
“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” -Foster C. McClellan Your behaviors determine your future. In the words of Horace Mann, “A behavior is a cable; we weave a… Read more »
A young traveler approached a river while on her journey. From all appearances, it was too deep to ford and too long to get around. After doing a bit of scouting around, she discovered a canoe that was left by another traveler. In haste, she grabbed the canoe and paddled to the other side. As… Read more »
At EDSI, we are constantly thinking about how to help our clients and colleagues increase personal effectiveness and improve their professional presence. We also work on helping leaders communicate to manage performance. In all of those areas, one of the common themes that comes up is time management, and how to manage competing priorities, demands,… Read more »
In the current workplace, who can’t harness and develop the core traits of professional presence will stagnate or lose ground, while others are embracing the new workplace and watching their careers (and lives) speed ahead. Professional Presence is a dynamic blend of behavior and presentation. Competency in professional presence includes communication patterns, image, professional and social… Read more »
Not long ago, the workplace masters of multitasking were admired for their efficiency and productivity After all, why get one task accomplished when you can do three, right? Talking up our multitasking skills used to be a point of pride in the office. Numerous studies have given us a new perspective. Now we know with… Read more »
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