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Andy is a content writer and editor at PI. He's an unashamed map geek, hoops enthusiast, and Goldfish cracker aficionado.

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4 digital transformations driven by the downturn

7 min read

We know the COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the national and world economies into a deep recession. Social distancing’s impact on consumer activity, unemployment, and the virtual workplace has been well-documented. But there’s another side to COVID’s economic effects. Resilient companies and entire industries have adjusted out of sheer necessity. In trying to get lean, many…

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Leadership

Building the house: How to instill DEI culture from the ground up

9 min read

If you’re like a lot of organizations, you’ve been having pivotal conversations about your culture. You’re self-assessing, asking tough questions like: Are we inclusive? Does our business support and promote a diverse range of perspectives? Are we part of the problem, or the solution? If your business is making an honest effort to tackle heavy…

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Leading confidently through crisis: insights from Alyssa Dver

8 min read

There’s no doubt confidence is a coveted attribute, especially for leaders and managers. However, it’s rarely clear what it is or how it’s obtained.  Neurologically and definitionally, confidence is actually a decision anyone can proactively make in a given situation. We just don’t always realize that, and few people are trained in how to do…

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COVID-19 Silver Linings

25 silver linings found amidst the crisis

11 min read

We reached out to some of our friends and colleagues with a simple question: What’s one silver lining that’s come out of the COVID-19 pandemic? 

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3 steps to resolve workplace conflict efficiently

6 min read

We’ve all seen it. Two co-workers, like cars skidding toward a low-speed collision, are increasingly at odds with each other. Disagreements and miscommunications pile up, and the next thing you know they can barely speak to each other, let alone work well together. Workplace conflict isn’t just a headache for managers and team members. It…

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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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executive making the case for investing in employee engagement

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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Surviving a hiring freeze: 5 tips for HR

6 min read

Navigating a hiring freeze indefinitely is manageable if you have the right people and priorities in place.

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