How to manage up with PI’s Relationship Guide

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Managing up can be a delicate balancing act. Here’s how you can use PI to create healthy two-way communication with your manager.

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How to get promoted during the pandemic

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As we finally approach the end of 2020, many employees are turning their attention toward career aspirations for the coming year. If you count yourself among those looking to reach the next level, a quick web search will produce a slew of tips.

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How we’re evolving Better Work, Better World with our new remote work policy

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At PI, we pride ourselves on being high achievers no matter the circumstances. But 2020 has challenged even the most resilient, hard-driving organizations. We’re no exception.

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How to manage with well-being in mind

6 min read

You may have heard that we’re dealing with “unprecedented times.” And while that’s become a bit of a cliché, for those navigating full-time remote work for the first time, this truly is uncharted territory.

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How to maintain team-building momentum and trust with remote teams

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Much like the current economic recovery, remote work sentiment during COVID-19 has taken on something of a “W” shape.  Many organizations have navigated peaks and valleys since leaving their offices indefinitely in March. Some have returned in partial capacity; others have continued to work primarily from home, and many have redrawn their policies altogether. One…

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4 simple tips for being a better manager

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Great managers are constantly performing a high-wire act. They balance their people’s needs with a wide range of critical duties, often playing psychologist, strategist, and quality control specialist all at once.  These managers are always striving for team cohesion. They’re also focusing on broader company goals and adhering to the stated mission—all of which becomes…

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5 goals for managers to prioritize

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When you establish specific goals at both the organizational and team levels, you instill accountability and purpose in your direct reports.

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Running effective remote team meetings without causing burnout

8 min read

If you’re like many companies, you’re past the remote work honeymoon phase. Video conferencing is no longer foreign, nor is it a fun novelty at this point. You’ve figured out where the mute button is and how many cats your coworker owns. You still need people on the same page, but like a parent wielding…

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The merits of no-meeting blocks when leading remote teams

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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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Tips for employee training when teams go remote

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Employee training doesn’t stop just because of COVID-19. Here are some tips on how to keep your training programs on track when your team is remote.

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How to make remote team communication effective

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In this new reality, it’s important to have great remote team communication. Follow these steps to keep your team in sync—and navigate today’s challenges.

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What would your employees say about their remote work-life balance?

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When your workforce goes remote, work-life balance can become a major challenge. Here are five things you can say to your employees to help.

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5 tips for remote management in uncertain times

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Remote management has its own set of distance-related challenges—and in these anxious times, added complexities. Here are five best practices for managers.

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