Featured Post: Five Steps for Giving Productive Feedback

  • Growth comes from a place of positive encouragement – not from complaints and nagging.  Just hearing the words, “Can I give you some feedback?” can send your anxiety sky high and create the misperception of unworthiness. It may be shocking to learn that people who...

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    The Value of Real-Time Performance Reviews

    Performance Management is at the top of many executive and HR to-do lists, but the performance review process is ever changing.  Year after year, more companies are moving to an instant feedback approach.  Leaders are eliminating the tedious and often delayed approach of annual reviews...

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    29 September

    How Culture Meets Performance

    Organizational culture outlines how employees handle tasks and projects, and how they relate to it in an organization. This cultural paradigm comprises various values and operating mechanisms of the employees, which help provide direction for the company. One of the biggest challenges in an organization...

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    29 September

    Getting the most out of your Commute

    Who isn’t looking for more time in their day?  Everyone could use a few extra minutes to start or just enjoy something.  What if I told you that you already had this extra time blocked out each day? Check out this Page Personnel article, “5 ways...

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    05 September

    Take charge of your day – The CEO Way

    One of our scarcest resources is time.  We all want more of it, yet it feels as though it is increasingly taken up with meetings, tasks, and projects that leave us with little to spare. In the First Round article, “70% of Time Could Be Used...

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    05 September

    How to get more out of your day!

    It’s here. End of year planning. Back to school. Fall Festivals. The holidays. Days seem to get shorter and the hours magically disappear. It seems to sneak up on me every year. I’m finally drinking a lemonade sitting by the pool and - poof - summer...

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    05 September

    Managing Projects with OneNote

    Leonardo da Vinci once said, "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." At Effective Edge, we could not agree more. With our information overloaded workplaces, simplicity can sometimes feel out of reach, especially when it comes to managing our complex projects. However, there's a powerful tool already...

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    03 August

    Why are some People more Resilient than Others?

    All of us possess the same fundamental stress-response system which has evolved over millions of years and which we share with other animals. So why do some people use this system more effectively than others? Author Maria Konnikova explores resiliency in the article, “How People Learn...

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    03 August