Featured Post: Why Your Boss Lacks Emotional Intelligence

  • Emotional Intelligence (EQ) scores improve with titles, from bottom of the corporate ladder upwards towards middle management, but then what happens? For the titles of director and above, scores quickly descend. CEO’s, on average, have the lowest EQ scores in the workplace. Dr. Travis Bradberry explores...

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    Want Your Employees to Trust You?

    One of the biggest workplace productivity killers is lack of trust. When employees do not feel trusted they exert less effort, are less productive, and are more likely to leave the organization. The truth is, trust begets trust. When people are trusted, they tend to...

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    05 July

    What Makes a Good Leader?

    Great leadership is the foundation of any organization, large or small. Without it growth is impossible.  But what makes a good leader? As industries and influencers continue to evolve, check out what these five game-changing CEO’s think it takes to succeed in leadership. Click here to...

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    05 July

    Disconnecting Helps us to Connect

    Here at Effective Edge, we define productivity as “connecting your time to what matters most.” Read on and discover how disconnecting can also help us to connect to what matters most. Let’s begin with a look at some statistics on disconnecting: 55% of Americans did not use...

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    02 June

    Three Apps to Help you Unplug

    Disconnecting use to mean terminating a connection or to become detached or withdrawn. In today’s workforce, the term has new meaning - to take a break from consuming information overloads to make room for creativity and relaxation. We all say we need to disconnect, we believe...

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    02 June

    The Importance of Taking Your Lunch Break

    Be honest with yourself, are you truly disconnecting from work during your lunch break? If the answer is no, you are losing productivity and potentially squashing your creativity. We understand that your time is limited, but studies show not taking the proper time to disconnect throughout...

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    02 June

    5 Team Building Exercises in 5 Core Competencies

    The words “team building” often send people running for the hills, but team building is the most important investment a leader can make in their people. It increases collaboration, mitigates conflict, reduces communication barriers, and fosters an environment of trust. Team building games help people engage...

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    05 May

    Setting up for Teamwork Success

    Our teams are more diverse now than ever before.  These differences in backgrounds create differences in how each of us interpret group goals and intentions.  At Effective Edge, one underlying theme to each of our workshops is a shared mindset.  This critical step in teaming helps to...

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    05 May