About EISM

Month: October 2016

Month: October 2016

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

Make the Most of a Short-Term Assignment

Make the Most of a Short-Term Assignment Short-term assignments, transfers, or rotation programs can have big advantages:  You’re exposed to new geographies, functions, cultures, and people. But these temporary positions often  come with little or no training, so it’s your responsibility to get up to speed fast. Here are three ways to make sure you’re… Continue reading Make the Most of a Short-Term Assignment

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Make the Most of a Short-Term Assignment

Good Listeners Ask Good Questions Some people equate good listening with sitting silently, nodding, making eye contact, and, when the speaker is done, paraphrasing what you heard. But these things are only part of what makes someone feel that you heard them. The best listeners go deeper by trying to understand the substance of what… Continue reading Good Listeners Ask Good Questions

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Good Listeners Ask Good Questions

When You’re Annoyed by a Colleague, Take a Look in the Mirror Sometimes you work with someone you just don’t like. Maybe your colleague rubs you the wrong way, disagrees with you constantly, or is arrogant and entitled. Before you start pointing fingers,  take a look in the mirror. Think about how you might be… Continue reading When You’re Annoyed by a Colleague, Take a Look in the Mirror

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When You’re Annoyed by a Colleague, Take a Look in the Mirror

Simple Ways to Be More Considerate to Your Colleagues No one wants to be told they’re a selfish  jerk at work — and being thought as one could hold you back in your career. But if you are inconsiderate,  chances are it’s not because you’re mean; it may be because you’re not paying attention or… Continue reading Simple Ways to Be More Considerate to Your Colleagues

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