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PI Inspire: Recognize an employee

Why does recognition matter? According to Psychology Today, feeling appreciated is a cornerstone of positive self-worth. It also strengthens the bond between two individuals. Studies show that workplace recognition is important to employees of every generation. And it’s a key driver in employee engagement. 40 percent of American workers would put in more effort if their employers…

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PI Inspire: Improve a relationship

Understanding yourself and others. When people understand their similarities and differences—and they’ve negotiated the best ways of working together—magic happens. Working with someone similar to yourself is intuitive. But, when the person you’re working with is different than you, it takes deliberate effort to change your own behavior so that you interact with them effectively….

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PI Inspire: Resolve a conflict

What is conflict? What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word conflict? For most, it’s probably a negative connotation of people communicating. However, conflict is not always a bad thing. There are actually two types of conflict: healthy and unhealthy. Although they might look very similar on the outside,…

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Empowering employees to be resilient

Resilience is the ability to manage through adversity by reacting to situations and managing them rather than letting them manage you.​ It’s what will hold your business strategy together, even when times are tough. But resilience also applies to the people of your organization. When the chips are down, every action or decision your people…

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Understanding your company culture

Before jumping to improving or maintaining your culture, let’s discuss the specific culture types. Cultures can be defined by two major competing value propositions:  Based on those values, an organization will fall within one of the four organizational cultures: So, which culture is right for your organization? To best answer that question, you’ll need to…

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Building career paths

Giving people something to work towards will inspire them to grow. Progressing toward a goal is a strong motivator and opportunities to grow professionally is a top driver for employee engagement. This is why creating career paths for your employees has a direct impact on your business results. Clear career paths can help you motivate employees in…

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Creating team self-awareness

When thinking about high-performing teams, it’s important to first consider how “I,” as an individual, work. Everyone on the team, including team leaders, must have self-awareness of their own behavioral preferences and abilities before they can understand others. Using tools such as the PI Behavioral Assessment™ will allow you to not only understand yourself, but also allow…

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Leadership types

Great leaders are aware of their capabilities and caution areas, and they continuously develop themselves to maximize the former and minimize the latter. The first step is to understand how you naturally lead. That insight allows you to be conscientious about your employees and how to relate to and inspire them individually. One of the…

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