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The merits of no-meeting blocks when leading remote teams

4 min read

No-meeting blocks are a great way to foster better remote work habits. Here are three reasons to consider implementing them within your organization.

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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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How to stop micromanaging your teams and start promoting leadership

7 min read

What’s one thing all micromanagers have in common?  They don’t trust their people, and as we know, trust is at the core of any high-performing team.  Particularly in industries like tech, where autonomous work is essential to efficiency, micromanagement can be a morale killer. The best managers are adept at delegating work to highly engaged…

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PI Reference Profile Zoom backgrounds

2 min read

Download your PI Reference Profile Zoom background. Use it to start conversations about behavioral factors, self-awareness, and awareness of others.

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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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3 keys to career pathing in times of change and uncertainty

7 min read

When someone brings up “career pathing,” your brain is programmed to zoom out. Instinctively, you think about the big picture.  It can be tough to view things at that sort of scale when the next month, or even the next week, is indefinite. If there’s one certainty about the COVID-19 crisis, it’s that nothing is…

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5 key takeaways from the Rethinking Your Business Strategy with Talent Optimization webinar

3 min read

If you didn’t get the chance to attend the May 19 webinar, Rethinking Your Business Strategy with Talent Optimization, read this blog post to get key takeaways from each speaker you can implement immediately at your own organization. Key takeaway #1: Organize your talent for adaptability. JD Conway, Head of Talent Acquisition at BambooHR: “We’ve…

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Building and maintaining culture with remote teams

9 min read

Don’t let anyone fool you—company culture can be tough to define with a remote workforce. It takes a concerted effort, and even if you have flexible, experienced people, you still straddle a fine line. Go too heavy on the perks and icebreakers and you might come off as contrived. But remote teams require you to…

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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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The best Zoom background for PI customers

2 min read

Are you a PI champion? In about 30 seconds, you can change your Zoom background to your PI Placard. Here’s how!

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How to inspire your managers to be steady, effective leaders

8 min read

This is an updated excerpt from our Surviving an Economic Downturn with Talent Optimization guide. You’ve come up with a revised business strategy. You’ve taken necessary and even difficult initial action in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.  The next steps are all about organizational resilience. Now you must inspire your people to push through…

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Building organizational resilience: what you need to know

6 min read

To be resilient means to be able to return to your original shape after being bent, stretched, or pressed.

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Do you need to do a team alignment session?

5 min read

One of the most practical ways to evolve is by developing leadership capacity in yourself and other executives.

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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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10 remote team-building activities for low and high trust teams

12 min read

In times of uncertainty, it’s important to maintain team trust and cohesion. Here are 10 remote team-building activities you can try with your employees.

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