The level of patience someone has will have a huge impact on how she goes about her work and how she likes to communicate. Dr. Matt Poepsel, PI's VP of product, unpacks the patience drive.
Extraversion is one of the most critical behavioral drives you'll find in the workplace. Dr. Matt Poepsel, PI's VP of product, unpacks extraversion in this post.
Someone's level of dominance is perhaps the behavioral driver that defines him more than any other driver in the workplace. Here's a primer on this critical behavioral driver.
Few things are more draining than being inauthentic. Being conversational is a way to let the real you flourish. PI's product director shares some of her tools when it comes to being and authentic and human communicator.
Whether you’re hiring someone or looking to be hired, finding fit is critically important. Mike Zani, The Predictive Index’s CEO, has a simple framework for how he thinks about this. Before you hit play to watch the video, grab a pencil and piece of paper (you’ll understand why when you watch the video).
We hear a lot in the business world about over-management, specifically the well-documented and demoralizing tendency toward micromanagement. In fact, a 2014 accounttemps survey found that 68% of people who felt micromanaged found it demoralizing. But we hear relatively little about under-management.
Community Family Guidance Center (CFGC) is a non-profit children’s mental health agency with about 65 employees. Most of its employees are therapists and case managers and administrators. Joan Smock is their director of human resources. The Predictive Index (PI) did a question and answer with Joan to learn more about how they use PI at the Community Family Guidance Center.
Have you ever had the feeling that one of your colleagues just doesn’t like you? You might think to yourself, “that person just doesn’t understand me. If they truly took the time to get to know me, I think they would like me.”
A large part of employee turnover is connected to bad hiring decisions.SHRM estimates average annual employee turnover rates to be around 19%. For a 200 employee-sized business, that’s 38 departures every year. In compensation terms, the real cost of employee turnover can be anywhere from 30% and cost up to 5 times the position’s annual compensation, depending on the type of role, location, etc.
A lifelong MBTI practitioner’s take on PI.
What’s a woman who’s built her career around Myers-Briggs (MBTI) to do when her husband buys The Predictive Index (PI)? I’m not talking about buying the PI assessment solution, mind you. I’m talking about him buying the whole darn company.
PI is a tool that can be considered a competitive product to the MBTI, and the latter is the framework that I have spent my entire career studying, evangelizing, and building a business around.
The Predictive Index put this simple practice into place in 2014, and it gives everyone in the organization insights into co-workers that employees at other companies simply don’t have.
You’ve played the game. We all have. “If you could have any superpower, what would it be?”
Being able to fly like Superman? Becoming instantly invisible? Time travel? Then there’s this one: The capability to be able to read someone else’s mind.
Communication is the oil that keeps the engine of your organization running smoothly, and it all starts with management.
"I never met a good manager who wasn’t also a good communicator.” Today, more than two decades later, I still remember the conversation well.
I was discussing “what makes an effective manager” with one of our company’s HR executives.
Introverted or extroverted, networking opportunities create internal talk tracks in all of our heads
In order for employee objective-setting to work, it needs to be approached as more than a frustrating bureaucratic exerciseHere’s a counterintuitive observation about setting employee objectives: The longer I was in management, the longer it took me to do them.