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honest DEI discussions
Diversity & Inclusion
  • David Silbert
  • June 30, 2020
  • 5 minute read

Now is a time for organizations to listen, learn, and act. Here’s how you can have honest DEI discussions with your people.

Consultant Resources
  • David Silbert
  • June 10, 2020
  • 7 minute read

Virtual consulting can present a unique learning curve for you and your clients. Here’s how you can overcome the initial hurdles.

Diversity & Inclusion
  • David Silbert
  • June 2, 2020
  • 6 minute read

If you haven’t already spoken out against the violence and injustice black Americans face, now is the time.

PI Certified Partners using business consulting software
Consultant Resources
  • David Silbert
  • May 20, 2020
  • 11 minute read

Managing a consulting firm is challenging enough as it is. To make things a bit easier, here are 19 of the best business consulting software tools around.

PI Certified Partner - Leading in Crisis workshop
Organization Design
  • David Silbert
  • May 6, 2020
  • 6 minute read

In a time of extraordinary crisis, this is a fictional story of leadership, parenting, empathy, and personal connection.

remote employee going through training
People Management
  • David Silbert
  • April 16, 2020
  • 8 minute read

In this new reality, it’s important to have great remote team communication. Follow these steps to keep your team in sync—and navigate today’s challenges.

how to work from home
Company Culture
  • David Silbert
  • March 16, 2020
  • 8 minute read

Telecommuting poses unique challenges for employees and companies alike. To help you make the most of your time, here are 25 tips for working remotely.

two executives discussing post-merger integration
Uncategorized
  • David Silbert
  • March 11, 2020
  • 6 minute read

Looking to lead your employees through a difficult merger? Download our post-merger integration checklist and learn how to navigate change with confidence.

professional services employee
Organization Design
  • David Silbert
  • February 11, 2020
  • 5 minute read

Interested in the importance of talent strategy within your industry? Here are seven powerful talent stats for those in professional services.

Jeanie Duck talking about change initiatives at OPTIMA 2019
Organization Design
  • David Silbert
  • January 29, 2020
  • 5 minute read

Recent research discovered 42% of companies pursue change initiatives quarterly. Learn why change initiatives fail, and avoid these four common mistakes.

PI employee providing high-quality, reliable service
Behavioral Assessments
  • David Silbert
  • January 17, 2020
  • 5 minute read

Quality is important, but so is reliability. How do you ensure you deliver reliable products and services—and keep your customers happy? Here are some tips.

Employees that go the extra mile
Employee Engagement
  • David Silbert
  • January 8, 2020
  • 4 minute read

When employees are motivated, they tend to put in more discretionary effort. Too often, though, they’re not. Here’s how to get them to go that extra mile.

OPTIMA 2020 consulting conference
Consultant Resources
  • David Silbert
  • January 7, 2020
  • 5 minute read

Looking to get the most out of your consultancy? Here are seven consulting conferences in 2020 you can attend to take your practice to the next level.

Consultants talking at the OPTIMA 2019 conference
Consultant Resources
  • David Silbert
  • December 20, 2019
  • 3 minute read

Consulting conferences are more than just fancy meetups; they offer value that can grow your firm. Here are five great reasons to attend an upcoming event.

a manager-employee relationship
People Management
  • David Silbert
  • December 12, 2019
  • 8 minute read

It’s a question employees and bosses alike often ask: Is it OK to be friends with your manager? We asked people across The Predictive Index® for their own takes.