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Crush your team goals with Team Discovery

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What do businesses of all shapes, sizes, and ambitions need to succeed today? There’s a lot on the list, but team cohesion and alignment are right near the top.

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Efficient team decisions start with trust and behavioral awareness

5 min read

Efficient decision making doesn’t happen overnight. You become better at reaching group decisions by understanding your Team Type and team dynamics.

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4 tips to integrate remote teams

CEOs say this is their No. 1 challenge heading into 2021.

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Remote work is complex—you don’t need nuanced behavioral data to understand that. But when you start to apply behavioral learnings, and think about how a virtual workplace might affect your people differently, you can begin to unpack the challenge.

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Should you use personality tests in the workplace?

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What’s your impression of personality tests? Maybe you’ve taken one as a job candidate, or perhaps you’ve used them in an effort to better understand your workforce. Depending on that experience, your mileage may vary.

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Executive team meeting

CEOs say this is their No. 1 priority right now.

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Your chief executives have likely put out multiple fires over the course of the past nine months. And thanks to the uncertainty of the pandemic, whatever’s top of mind probably feels more urgent and pivotal than ever.

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How can you express gratitude virtually this Thanksgiving?

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Like most everything about 2020, Thanksgiving is looking a little different this year. But we can still express gratitude and appreciation for each other while we’re apart. Here at PI, we’re embracing an old tradition that takes on new meaning in a remote work environment: We’re bringing back pen pals! And we wanted to share the…

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How to maintain team-building momentum and trust with remote teams

6 min read

Much like the current economic recovery, remote work sentiment during COVID-19 has taken on something of a “W” shape.  Many organizations have navigated peaks and valleys since leaving their offices indefinitely in March. Some have returned in partial capacity; others have continued to work primarily from home, and many have redrawn their policies altogether. One…

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Austin Fossey

How to identify your hiring priorities

4 min read

Are you overwhelmed with the number of job openings in your organization? Do you feel like you need to fill all the jobs, right now? If that’s the case, first, take a step back and breathe. Given the way 2020 has gone, being in a position to add to your headcount for 2021 is a…

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Make your hires count by writing great job descriptions

5 min read

Whether you’re hiring steadily or just looking to fill one specific position, finding the right fit is essential. That’s true if your operations are currently virtual, you’re back on site, or you’re somewhere in between. No matter the role, you want to find that fit as fast as you can. But you can’t compromise culture…

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PI Learning Center

Why upskilling is a team goal, too

5 min read

Many of us are just casually familiar with the concept of “upskilling.” You’ve run across it on LinkedIn, or heard it mentioned in a webinar. It feels a little like a buzzword—a term with more style than substance. But here’s the thing: Upskilling is vital to highly functioning, cohesive teams. Developing new skills because you’re…

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4 simple tips for being a better manager

6 min read

Great managers are constantly performing a high-wire act. They balance their people’s needs with a wide range of critical duties, often playing psychologist, strategist, and quality control specialist all at once.  These managers are always striving for team cohesion. They’re also focusing on broader company goals and adhering to the stated mission—all of which becomes…

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How to build trust with employees

6 min read

Team cohesion is pivotal as your organization navigates the next phase of this crisis. But you can’t achieve cohesion without trust.

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How to maintain company culture when working remote

6 min read

Indefinite remote work has forced many companies to ask: How do we maintain our culture?

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How to nail the virtual onboarding process

6 min read

Does your virtual onboarding process feel like a crapshoot? Here are some ways to improve the process and make your new hires feel welcome.

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Running effective remote team meetings without causing burnout

8 min read

If you’re like many companies, you’re past the remote work honeymoon phase. Video conferencing is no longer foreign, nor is it a fun novelty at this point. You’ve figured out where the mute button is and how many cats your coworker owns. You still need people on the same page, but like a parent wielding…

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