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Why leaders need to be more self-aware

4 min read

Over the course of a long management career I slowly became conscious of a trend: Managers who had little idea of how they were coming across to others, who weren’t fully conscious of the effects of the messages they were sending, had difficulties with employees. On the other hand, managers who seemed more insightful about…

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A new way to recruit and network on LinkedIn

7 min read

Finding good candidates is easy. Finding great candidates is hard. After all, the great ones love their current job and are absolutely crushing it. As managers and leaders, it’s our obligation to always be networking, looking out for the best interests of the company, and finding people who can add amazing value. I recently realized…

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Self vs. self-concept and its effect on workplace behavior

1 min read

In The Predictive Index™ Behavioral Assessment, we look at people’s “self” as well as their “self-concept” when it comes to workplace behavior. I sat down with Dr. Matt Poepsel, PI’s VP of Product, to help unpack these terms.

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Mike Zani interviewed by The Naked Sales Guy podcast

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Matt McClain and Megan Waddell, hosts of the Nake Sales Guy podcast, recently invited PI’s CEO, Mike Zani, to be on the show with them. The episode featured Mike giving Matt and Megan their behavioral assessment readbacks, as well as an engaging discussion about the behavioral traits required to achieve greatness in sales.

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My internal monologue when networking

6 min read

Introverted or extroverted, networking opportunities create internal talk tracks in all of our heads I like to consider myself a fairly social person in the workplace. I interact with coworkers at the coffee machine. I have a work buddy to talk to about my wild and crazy weekends with (i.e., talk about my latest Netflix…

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Challenging performative leadership

3 min read

Reevaluating leadership and challenging where true power lies

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Passion: What it is, how to get it, and why you need it

6 min read

When what you do, how you lead, and how you conduct business no longer drives you, it’s time to reevaluate your definition of passion

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How a leader can change their peoples’ view of the organization

6 min read

An organization’s culture is derived from the behaviors of the people within it An organization’s culture is a system of behaviors, expectations, priorities, traditions, and attitudes that work themselves out in the ways people communicate and get things done. To put it more simply, one could say that an organization’s culture is its system of…

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The one leadership attribute CEOs need to drill through their organization

3 min read

This simple leadership attribute makes an everyday difference in how effectively an organization runs If I were the CEO of a sizable company and were looking for one leadership attribute to drill down through my organization, it wouldn’t be one of those big highly publicized marquee qualities like, say, strategic thinking or innovation or disruption….

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The value of localization when assessing a global workforce

4 min read

By Austin Fossey Assessment takers across the globe can accurately respond with the help of translations  

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Does your office feel like a haunted house?

4 min read

By Elsbeth McSorley  Stop the ghostly feel of your office and increase employee engagement with these tips

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How to Delegate

The Magnificent 7: Must-have management skills for new leaders, Part 2 – Delegating

4 min read

By Matt Poepsel

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