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Talk human to me: the power of conversational communication

8 min read

I always tell new employees at The Predictive Index (PI) not to worry if they see me running through the office. “There’s no need to panic,” I say. “It’s just a lot faster to get from point A to point B if I hustle.” And with the time saved by running, I’m able to get…

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Five reasons your email makes me cringe

4 min read

The all-too-common email habits that make your coworkers want to poke their eyes out

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Employee development: highly valued but highly neglected

4 min read

Employees everywhere want to improve and get ahead, so why aren’t you providing employee development opportunities?

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Get along or get appreciated? A tool for candid cultural fit conversations

4 min read

  A simple framework for identifying the type of culture you offer and finding those who fit 

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5 steps to marketing your business from the inside out

5 min read

When employees identify with a leader’s “why,” they become ambassadors for your cause.

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How leaders can align workplace culture

4 min read

As a leader, it’s your responsibility to cultivate and foster a strong workplace culture

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Stress relief

How to avoid having burned out and disengaged employees

3 min read

You say your organization is innovative and flexible, but you’re burning your employees out. It pays to be a leader, not a boss. Your workplace might promote innovation, but it might be pushing its workers too hard. Today, determination is burned away by in-house processes and sheer fatigue. Last decade’s motivation-boosting tips won’t work, because…

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Four ways your natural behavioral traits are influencing your holiday activities

4 min read

By Sarah Mulvey

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Teamwork

Creating mutual respect in your workplace environment

3 min read

Develop mutual respect in your workplace among co-workers, managers and leaders with our actionable tips and examples.

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The truth about open office work environments

4 min read

  Before you go ditching your cubicle for an open office floor plan, look to these pros and cons.

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How to increase employee morale: Tips on creating a happy and healthy company culture

4 min read

It’s no surprise that employees who are miserable at work don’t make for strong productivity. In fact, happy workers are 12% more productive than employees who are just phoning it in because they don’t feel appreciated, and/or are burning out from inefficient scheduling and micromanagement. Poor morale also leads to high turnover, hostile workplace culture,…

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Is it extraversion or extroversion?

3 min read

We debunk the psychology behind this word and how you really should be spelling it. A lot of people ask the question, ‘what is the correct spelling of the word extraversion? Is it with an “A,” as in extraversion, or with an “O,” as in extroversion. We deal with this same thing here at PI…

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