Edge Overview

Each dimension of edge has 3 elements, a total of 9 in all.

Below is a brief summary of each of the elements. 

Self

Insight

understand and manage your emotions, overcome unconscious cognitive biases to make better decisions, harness your inner drivers, become more aware, flexible and resilient - be the best version of you!

Productivity

create realistic plans, manage multiple priorities, establish effective habits (and break bad ones), efficiently triage, leverage technology to save time and effort, be assertive and overcome procrastination

Brand

what people think of you affects relationships, the credibility of your ideas, what roles you are considered for ... you need to convey the right impression by managing the signals that you, often unconsciously, transmit

Others

Leadership

forget hierarchy - leadership is a mindset and a set of skills, not a position; assess situations and then use a variety of styles, from directing to delegating, to enable others to perform at their best

Influence

logic and reason are rarely enough to persuade people - effective influencers actively listen, ask questions, develop trust, activate emotional and unconscious triggers, use metaphors and stories ...

Network

benefit from opportunities, advice, influence and information by cultivating a network: from defining your targets, planning, making contact and interacting, through to nurturing and managing contacts

Business

finance

produce forecasts and budgets, justify investment with robust business cases, manage resources efficiently, balance profitability and cash flow ...

Strategy

understand the real performance drivers and use proven models and principles to develop plans which anticipate future trends and yield sustainable competitive advantage

skills

there are some skills which can transform the quality, quantity and perception of your work - presenting, project management, Excel, the use of social media ...

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