Another component of a truly effective Communication Plan is to make sure that when you are assigning accountability in a project, you communicate not only HOW we agree to communicate, but also WHO communicates WHAT and what levels of responsibility each team member has. A... Read More
Communication roadblocks, leader issues, meeting fatigue, busywork; the list of time and cost burdens related to the way people work and interact is extensive in many organizations.
At the end of the day, human capital is the most important capital. Companies that consider people development critical,... Read More
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We’ve all been here - a meeting invite with minimal or no detail appears in our inbox. You gaze wistfully at the mile-long task list on your desk but show up to the meeting anyway, notepad in hand, hoping this time will be well spent.... Read More
Have you ever attended a meeting, completely disagreed with the decision, but said nothing? We’ve all been there. Unfortunately that silence can be viewed as acceptance by some participants and end up costing you in the end.
Establishing meeting guidelines, such as “Silence is Acceptance,” can... Read More
Here at Effective Edge, we are big fans of the book, “How to Make Meetings Work: The New Interaction Method” by Michael Doyle and David Straus. The book is a classic take on meeting dynamics and through “the interactive method” teaches participants how to stop... Read More
Millennials are here and will soon make up over half of the workforce. They communicate differently, they grew up in the digital age, are connected to technology more than any other generation and they are not afraid to ask for what they want. 93% of... Read More
With so many ways to communicate these days, it can be confusing to decide which communication method suits the situation. Geographically dispersed teams, remote meetings, and 24/7 connectivity add a degree of complexity that didn’t exist even 20 years ago. The team at Effective Edge... Read More