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How to get buy-in when implementing a new workplace technology

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If you’re implementing new technology in your workplace, you want the rollout to go as smoothly as possible — which means getting buy-in from the employees who will use the technology.

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8 tips on how to best interact with your team members

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A supervisor’s worst nightmare is walking into a team meeting filled with arguing, apathetic, or inconsiderate employees. When a team is dysfunctional, both the company’s culture and bottom line suffer. Successful teams are made of members who are purposeful in their interactions, mindful of behavioral differences, and try to communicate effectively with each other. It’s…

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Tips for being more self-aware in the workplace

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Being more self-aware is just as important for upper management as it is for employees. Here’s why.

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Is it extraversion or extroversion?

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We debunk the psychology behind this word and how you really should be spelling it. A lot of people ask the question, ‘what is the correct spelling of the word extraversion? Is it with an “A,” as in extraversion, or with an “O,” as in extroversion. We deal with this same thing here at PI…

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Targeted storytelling when selling

3 min read

By Kathleen Teehan Without a proper transition technique between small talk and impressive product storytelling, sales reps often launch right into a narrative that is not in sync with the problem that the prospect is looking to solve. 

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How to increase collaboration in the workplace

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The most successful companies are ditching healthy employee competition for collaboration, and coming out on top.

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The strategic workforce planning 5-step framework

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What is strategic workforce planning Strategic Workforce Planning is essentially aligning your human capital needs with those dictated by your business plan and strategy. A well thought out workforce plan will answer questions like: Is your workforce fit to take on the challenges outlined by your short term and long term goals? Do you need…

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Cubicle work environments are doing more harm than good.

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Companies are scrapping cubicles for an open office layout, boosting employee productivity and motivation. Can you imagine spending eight hours a day in a small box, only leaving to use the restroom, grab a bite to eat, or make copies? Sounds pretty dreadful. The unfortunate truth is that most office workers are trapped in such…

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What makes a high-performing team?

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Every business leader hopes to manage a high-performing team. And every employee hopes to be part of a high-performing team. High-performing teams get things accomplished—and their members feel engaged and satisfied when they reach strategic goals. How can leaders design and inspire their teams so they become high performing? Read on to find out. How…

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