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Great leaders must make an effort to continuously learn to control their ego.

New manager training tips and strategies to master the art of management

11 min read

What does it take to be an effective manager? It’s a question many in the management field have been asking, with increasing urgency, over the past few years.

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The 6 essential leadership practices for success

9 min read

What is a good leader actually doing that makes them so effective? Although good leadership is certainly a talent, it can still be taught and developed.

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Talent optimization goes mainstream

5 min read

We defined the talent optimization discipline in 2018. Since then, the concept has evolved to serve as a revolutionary link between business and people practices.

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10 key management skills that separate great managers

11 min read

Good managers take the time to hone a set of skills – ranging from hard and soft, technical and social, and so forth – that allow them to respond quickly, empathetically, and intelligently to a variety of situations.

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How to attract top talent in our new world of work

8 min read

The disconnect between modern job seekers and would-be workplaces is due, in large part, to poor first impressions and underwhelming employer branding.

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Effective leadership: How to be an effective leader in the workplace

14 min read

Learn what effective leadership is and what skills and characteristics you need to be an effective leader in 2023 (and beyond).

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Evolving the scrum: Creating cohesive engineering teams despite distance 

10 min read

The engineering field is resolute, assured of its abilities, even as modern scrum teams face challenges that force us to revisit some long-codified credos.

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Crafting leaders: A dive into essential leadership skills

9 min read

Read our deep dive into the essential leadership skills that differentiate good and successful leaders from all the rest.

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Become a better leader by developing these 18 essential traits.

19 min read

Amid a shifting workplace landscape, one constant is the importance of effective leadership. With so many aspects of work now in flux, the difference a good leader can make may be greater than ever.

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35 manager survey questions for employees: A 2023 guide

14 min read

Manager survey questions offer a valuable opportunity to solicit employee feedback, and effectively improve manager performance.

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Expand the Circle: A Q&A with author and enlightened leader Matt Poepsel, PhD

19 min read

In his new book, Expand the Circle, PI’s Matt Poepsel has a solution for ineffective and outdated leadership. Learn more in our Q&A.

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The 5 communication styles and how to use them effectively

11 min read

Understanding the different communication styles of our team members builds trust, improves interpersonal skills, and enables efficient and effective decision making.

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The signs of micromanaging: How to spot them, so you can stop them

11 min read

Micromanagement fuels resentment and negativity—and who wants to work in an office like that? True leaders are constantly seeking to improve themselves, which means enhancing their self-awareness.

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A human energy crisis: How you can help your most important resource recharge

5 min read

What does a human energy crisis mean for the world of work? It’s a question that is becoming top of mind for business leaders everywhere.

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23 questions to ask on your employee engagement survey

Establishing the 4 stages of psychological safety in the workplace

6 min read

Meet the needs of your team and improve your work environment by understanding and implementing the four stages of psychological safety within your organization.

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