About EISM

Month: May 2016

Month: May 2016

We develop science-and-data-based frameworks to help people see and work with greater clarity.

A Checklist to Help You Make Better Decisions Faster

A Checklist to Help You Make Better Decisions Faster Decision-making overload is a common experience among managers. But you can process choices more efficiently and achieve better outcomes by using a checklist: Write down five company goals that will be impacted by the decision. This helps you avoid the trap of making up reasons for… Continue reading A Checklist to Help You Make Better Decisions Faster

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A Checklist to Help You Make Better Decisions Faster

Disagreeing with Someone More Powerful than You What should you do when you disagree with someone more powerful than you? It may be tempting to say nothing, but consider the risks (for example, a project could be derailed, or you could lose the team’s trust) and then weigh them against the potential consequences of deciding… Continue reading Disagreeing with Someone More Powerful than You

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Disagreeing with Someone More Powerful than You

What to Do When a Colleague Is Annoying You   When you work closely with other people, tensions are bound to  arise. Many of us bite our tongues in these situations, worrying that speaking up will harm the relationship. But letting something simmer often makes things worse. Instead, address the situation in a productive way.… Continue reading What to Do When a Colleague Is Annoying You

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What to Do When a Colleague Is Annoying You

Would You Know If You’re a Toxic Colleague? No one likes a toxic   coworker.  Even the most difficult people would probably be the first to agree.  Which raises a question: If you were “toxic,” would you know it? Here are three reasons you might  seem toxic, and strategies for changing your behavior if necessary: You seem cold.… Continue reading Would You Know If You’re a Toxic Colleague?

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