It’s time that we all start asking a different question than “How can I improve personal effectiveness?” If you are familiar with EDSI, you may think it’s hard to believe those words are coming from us. If you aren’t very familiar with us and our programs, then thank you for taking the time to read… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Personal Effectiveness
“We grow the aspects of our lives that we feed – with energy and engagement – and choke off those we deprive of fuel. Your life is what you agree to attend to.” -Jim Loehr, author, The Power of Engagement It’s difficult to fit your entire to-do list into the workday, isn’t it? That’s why… Read more »
Productivity. We hear and read about it every day. We all ask ourselves how to improve it, but how to get more out of every day, what productive people do before breakfast, and more. Instead of asking the same questions, let’s take a step back and look at more achievable, answerable questions that, by default,… Read more »
Do you have a job that is fulfilling? A home life that brings you joy? Do you have needs or desires that are unmet? Skills and talents that are underutilized? If you want to contemplate a change of direction or you just want to get a better sense of who you are and what your… Read more »
If you’ve been an employee in your organization for five years, do you have five years of experience or do you have one year of experience five times over? Professional competencies can get tired and before you know it, those five years have passed, but you may have been in a professional rut, not… Read more »
Catch some of the wisdom in our EDSI Videocasts. Grab a cup of coffee, sit down, and get some inspiration for personal effectiveness and professional excellence! Learn work life balance from Steve Jobs. Find out the real reason why training is important. Here’s how to get a competitive advantage through employee development. Stop by our… Read more »
Dear Suzanne, In the last couple of weeks I have been accepting proposals from vendors for a large development project that is planned to start in the next 6 months. In the course of this process, the executive team has met with each of the candidate groups and their top managers for a dinner meeting,… Read more »
We all face negotiations every day, all day. Even short workplace exchanges sift down to a negotiation for someone’s time, budgetary resources, or human resources. Regardless of whether you are engaging in one of these daily negotiations, or a more high-risk, high-impact situation, here are 5 steps to make your next negotiation impactful, and increase… Read more »
New Year’s resolutions are a joke. We all vow to eat better, get in shape, get a better job, clean out the garage, and on and on. The first of the year seems to be an ideal time to do that. New year, new habits. Right? Wrong. Ask any personal trainer. The month of January… Read more »
Performance management discussions can be filled with emotion and tension, even in the best situations. It’s no wonder that most leaders only hold them once a year. Make all of your performance management efforts pay off tenfold by taking some basic steps toward changing the way you address the performance management process overall. Commit to… Read more »
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