Featured Post: 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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    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

    Breaking the Cycle of Frustration at Work

    It is always others who create conflict - your mean boss, Jim from finance who has no filter, the corporation and their constant changes to your environment. They are the perpetrators, right? They cause the friction in your work environment, they are the topic of...

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    03 August

    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

    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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    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