remote work

Building and maintaining culture with remote teams

9 min read

Don’t let anyone fool you—company culture can be tough to define with a remote workforce. It takes a concerted effort, and even if you have flexible, experienced people, you still straddle a fine line. Go too heavy on the perks and icebreakers and you might come off as contrived. But remote teams require you to…

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7 consulting skills and competencies needed to succeed in 2022

7 min read

Consultants may be diverse, but there are several core competencies all good ones share. Here are seven consulting skills you need to succeed in 2022.

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Embracing the virtual workforce transition as a competitive advantage

8 min read

Every major crisis in modern American history has forced dramatic societal change, and COVID-19 is no different.  World Wars prompted overdue progress on the suffrage front, while 9/11 led us to reconfigure homeland security and the way we travel. The coronavirus pandemic and accompanying social distancing measures are forcing countries, states, and cities everywhere to…

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The best Zoom background for PI customers

2 min read

Are you a PI champion? In about 30 seconds, you can change your Zoom background to your PI Placard. Here’s how!

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How to inspire your managers to be steady, effective leaders

8 min read

This is an updated excerpt from our Surviving an Economic Downturn with Talent Optimization guide. You’ve come up with a revised business strategy. You’ve taken necessary and even difficult initial action in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.  The next steps are all about organizational resilience. Now you must inspire your people to push through…

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PI Certified Partner - Leading in Crisis workshop

A tale of leadership and connection in crisis

6 min read

In a time of extraordinary crisis, this is a fictional story of leadership, parenting, empathy, and personal connection.

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Building organizational resilience: what you need to know

6 min read

To be resilient means to be able to return to your original shape after being bent, stretched, or pressed.

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remote team communication

Tips for employee training when teams go remote

4 min read

Employee training doesn’t stop just because of COVID-19. Here are some tips on how to keep your training programs on track when your team is remote.

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Do you need to do a team alignment session?

5 min read

One of the most practical ways to evolve is by developing leadership capacity in yourself and other executives.

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The behavioral mistake leaders make in crisis

6 min read

In any time of heightened pressure, our instinct is to revert to our most natural behaviors.

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PI remote team building activities

10 remote team-building activities for low and high trust teams

12 min read

In times of uncertainty, it’s important to maintain team trust and cohesion. Here are 10 remote team-building activities you can try with your employees.

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5 tips for internal communication during a crisis

5 min read

The spotlight is on executives to communicate effectively during this crisis.

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remote team communication

How to make remote team communication effective

8 min read

In this new reality, it’s important to have great remote team communication. Follow these steps to keep your team in sync—and navigate today’s challenges.

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Mike's LinkedIn post

Execs, do the right thing by your people.

4 min read

Often, employees have no warning that layoffs are imminent. And so when they do come, they hurt like a sucker punch. We need to do better by our people. 

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The Predictive Index online workshops

PI workshops go online to support remote learning

3 min read

In light of social distancing mandates, we’ve brought two of our most popular workshops online. Here are five quick facts about these online workshops.

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