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guiding clients to create business strategy

Onboarding new clients starts with these 5 easy steps.

8 min read

Client onboarding is a formative period in any consulting engagement. As you align on everything from workflow tools to project deliverables, the first 30 days leaves an indelible impression. The more you do to make a positive impact, the higher the likelihood you’ll enjoy a healthy, long-term working relationship.

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why change initiatives fail

The pros and cons of transactional leadership

6 min read

Transactional leadership is a managerial approach that rewards self-starters, competitiveness, and individual achievement while weeding out and disciplining underperforming employees. It’s a traditional leadership style that’s still extremely prevalent in many different industries.

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360 evaluations

The power of feedback: How to improve communication and performance

7 min read

Looking to improve your feedback form as a manager? Consider these five techniques designed to help people actually learn and grow from evaluations.

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The 5 characteristics of dysfunctional teams

7 min read

Dysfunctional teams can cripple an organization. To prevent dysfunction in teams, you need an understanding of the “where” and the “why,” in addition to the more obvious “who.” 

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liminate gender bias in your hiring the predictive index

How to conduct a one-on-one interview: Advantages, questions to ask, and traits to look for

7 min read

Learn how to conduct a successful one-one-one interview, ask strong interview questions, and find the right behavioral traits for the role.

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How to develop leaders at every level, including individual contributors

4 min read

Not all managers are leaders, and not all leaders are managers.  In my 20 years of professional experience, I’ve: Though I enjoyed being a manager, I’ve chosen to spend the remainder of my career as an IC. But that doesn’t mean that I’m no longer a leader. In fact, it has strengthened my resolve to…

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How to build a strong and successful team

6 min read

Learn how to build a team that is resilient, impactful, and self-sustaining–in the office or virtually. Get started on your next team today.

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Effective team communication: What it is and how to achieve it

5 min read

Effective team communication can be the difference between smooth productivity and total failure to achieve goals as a group. There are nuances to how your organization can benefit from better messaging.

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A recruiter interviews a candidate during the candidate selection process.

Strategic interview questions that actually help you hire

7 min read

How do you use strategic interview questions to make better hires? Adjust your questions based on the role and the candidate, to get them speaking critically—and going off-script.

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How to attract candidates by Reference Profile

7 min read

You know certain behaviors will thrive in an open position. How do you attract the right people? Go by Reference Profile, and advertise accordingly.

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Exploring how talent optimization benefits new grads

6 min read

Too often, employers are overly focused on resume, as opposed to behavioral data. A talent optimized approach can help bridge the gap between what employers seek, and what new grads can truly offer.

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How to support AAPI friends and family this Heritage Month—and always

5 min read

As we celebrate AAPI Heritage Month, several PI employees were gracious enough to share their own stories—and their hopes for the future.

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Considering the Culture Index? Make sure it fits your organization’s needs.

7 min read

As you consider Culture Index, it’s prudent to compare it with other platforms, so you can select the best possible solutions for you and your team.

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Guy Raz OPTIMA21 emcee

Guy Raz is empowering OPTIMA21 attendees to build teams of the future

4 min read

Kick off your OPTIMA21 experience with Guy Raz, your official emcee for the event. Here’s what you can expect from Guy at OPTIMA.

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Peloton trailblazer Dara Treseder is bringing the humanity all business leaders need to OPTIMA21

4 min read

Peloton SVP Dara Treseder is coming to OPTIMA21 for a can’t-miss keynote. Learn how she’s empowering attendees to be authentic leaders.

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