successful system implementation depends on employees

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…

successful system implementation depends on employees
Read More

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…

Read More
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? 

COVID-19 Silver Linings
Read More

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…

Read More

How to transition to virtual consulting

7 min read

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

Read More
remote employee working from home

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…

remote employee working from home
Read More
remote work

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…

remote work
Read More
remote employee going through training

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…

remote employee going through training
Read More

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!

Read More
employee working on laptop

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…

employee working on laptop
Read More
PI Certified Partner - Leading in Crisis workshop

A tale of leadership and connection in crisis

6 min read

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

PI Certified Partner - Leading in Crisis workshop
Read More
remote employee going through training

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.

remote employee going through training
Read More
consultants helping the C-suite align on business strategy

Do you need to do a team alignment session?

4 min read

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

consultants helping the C-suite align on business strategy
Read More
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.

executive making the case for investing in employee engagement
Read More

5 tips for internal communication during a crisis

5 min read

The spotlight is on executives to communicate effectively during this crisis.

Read More