First ProfessionalEDGE Workshop Held at Mason’s Arlington Campus

We held our first in a planned series of experiential professional development workshops at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus in March 2013. We welcomed 24 participants to our half-day workshop entitled, “Powerful Communications: Dialogue When It Counts!”

The primary objective of the workshop was to learn approaches to holding constructive … Read the rest

Top Team Building Trends in 2013

ProfessionalEDGE – We like this article from Executive Oasis International about how team building programs are finding their way back onto corporate organizational development and training agendas in 2013. According to the article, some of the key goals and benefits of team building include:

  • Communicating changes in strategic direction, rolling
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“You’re Hired. Now Figure Things Out (With The Help Of This Whimsical Handbook)”

ProfessionalEDGE – We loved this article about the importance of employee on-boarding programs, especially at rapidly growing and innovative companies.  http://www.fastcompany.com/1835546/you-re-hired-now-figure-things-out-with-the-help-of-this-whimsical-handbook .  The Valve employee handbook featured at the start of the piece is certainly a fun read and has been making the rounds on the internet.  But, to us, … Read the rest