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As a Senior Consultant at PI Midlantic, working with the Predictive Index®, I’m asked at almost every workshop, “Are we stuck with what our Predictive Index® behavioral pattern says about us?  Can’t we change over time?” The answer I give is, “Yes” and “No.”  Our Predictive Index (PI®) results, that measure our natural drives and motivational needs which are expressed through our behavior, and our Cognitive abilities, that measure our mental ability to learn and solve...

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Collaboration is a key to success for any business. The team-oriented workforce always promotes a healthy environment for work and leads to higher job satisfaction among employees. However, it is not so easy to establish the foundation of a collaborative environment. Every member of the team has unique strengths and weaknesses – and leaders need to polish the most positive attributes of individual team members to meet the common goals of the organization. The collaborative...

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They don’t call it the daily grind for nothing. On any given day, employees handle dozens of different tasks to keep the business running at optimum speed. They look forward to lunch, breaks, and, of course, the end of the day. At the busiest of times, the end of the day becomes much later, and work can even follow you home. No matter if employees are on salary or paid hourly, work can be downright...

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Whether you are an entrepreneur building your first startup company or a solo-founder attempting to grow a small business, the people you surround yourself with can make or break your company. Failure to execute when hiring and building company culture can send your business to a premature, and often emotionally painful, early death. If you want to build a thriving business, the following are five fundamentals of team building you absolutely need to nail. Read more: https://www.business2community.com/small-business/entrepreneurs-small-business-owners-can-build-better-teams-02038536  

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I’ve recently had a number of clients call to discuss challenges in managing their teams.  In discussing the issues they were having, most stemmed from differences in the management style of the manager vs. the work style of the employees being managed, specifically with regard to Formality (D Factor).  The managers were managing all of their people the way they like to be managed, instead of adapting their style to the individual employee's needs.       High Formality...

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Collaboration is a key to success for any business. The team-oriented workforce always promotes a healthy environment for work and leads to higher job satisfaction among employees. However, it is not so easy to establish the foundation of a collaborative environment. Every member of the team has unique strengths and weaknesses – and leaders need to polish the most positive attributes of individual team members to meet the common goals of the organization. Read more at...

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We live in a world now where so much of our communication with each other is done through email and yet although it is quick, somewhat secure, and efficient, there are some major challenges with this communication tool.  I have read that researchers have identified three major problems with emails.  First, email lacks cues like facial expression and tone of voice, that makes it difficult for recipients to decode meaning well.  As a matter of...

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When you are out to fill an open position in your company, know that the process is more than just the interview. Making a new hire is a challenging process that involves not only understanding what employee you need, but the position you are offering as well. An important step is writing a compelling job description. Here are tips you can use to optimize the description of the job you are offering. Read more at https://www.business2community.com/human-resources/effective-job-description-writing-techniques-company-02018660

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When you are out to fill an open position in your company, know that the process is more than just the interview. Making a new hire is a challenging process that involves not only understanding what employee you need, but the position you are offering as well. An important step is writing a compelling job description. Here are tips you can use to optimize the description of the job you are offering. Read more at https://www.business2community.com/human-resources/effective-job-description-writing-techniques-company-02018660

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When you are out to fill an open position in your company, know that the process is more than just the interview. Making a new hire is a challenging process that involves not only understanding what employee you need, but the position you are offering as well. An important step is writing a compelling job description. Here are tips you can use to optimize the description of the job you are offering. Read more at https://www.business2community.com/human-resources/effective-job-description-writing-techniques-company-02018660

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Categories: PI Test