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Mike Zani interviewed by The Naked Sales Guy podcast

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Matt McClain and Megan Waddell, hosts of the Nake Sales Guy podcast, recently invited PI’s CEO, Mike Zani, to be on the show with them. The episode featured Mike giving Matt and Megan their behavioral assessment readbacks, as well as an engaging discussion about the behavioral traits required to achieve greatness in sales.

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The dominant personality at work: high vs low dominance traits examined

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This blog post is the first of a four-part series covering the four behavioral drives that The Predictive Index™ measures in its PI Behavioral Assessment. Why do we behave as we do? That question has preoccupied philosophers, psychologists, and researchers for millennia. Left unanswered, this question relegates all types of human behavior to a mystery….

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How to calculate employee turnover cost

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A large part of employee turnover is connected to bad hiring decisions. SHRM estimates average annual employee turnover rates to be around 19 percent. For a 200 employee-sized business, that’s 38 departures every year. In compensation terms, the real cost of employee turnover can be anywhere from 30 percent and cost up to 5 times the position’s annual compensation,…

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What is Myers Briggs

Comparing Myers-Briggs vs. The Predictive Index

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A lifelong MBTI practitioner’s take on PI. What’s a woman who’s built her career around Myers-Briggs (MBTI) to do when her husband buys The Predictive Index (PI)? I’m not talking about buying the PI assessment solution, mind you. I’m talking about him buying the whole darn company. PI is a tool that can be considered a competitive…

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My internal monologue when networking

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Introverted or extroverted, networking opportunities create internal talk tracks in all of our heads I like to consider myself a fairly social person in the workplace. I interact with coworkers at the coffee machine. I have a work buddy to talk to about my wild and crazy weekends with (i.e., talk about my latest Netflix…

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Four ways to introduce The Predictive Index to your people

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How you introduce an assessment into your organization can determine its success or failure Sometimes, it is not what you say, it’s how you say it that can make all the difference. Companies nowadays are growing so quickly that they forget this important message and divert to not saying anything at all! Communication is critical,…

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4 pitfalls to avoid while developing your corporate identity

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Corporate identity isn’t an antiquated marketing concept, but rather a valuable positioning tool All companies think about and struggle with Corporate Identity (CI) – it’s the elephant in the room for start-ups and well-established businesses alike. Many companies fail to ever fully establish a thorough CI due to a variety of reasons. Many of the problems…

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When a valuable employee leaves, how do you fill the void?

6 min read

After an all-star employee suddenly left the Florida State Fair Authority, the organization looked to The Predictive Index to pick up the pieces.

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Passion: What it is, how to get it, and why you need it

6 min read

When what you do, how you lead, and how you conduct business no longer drives you, it’s time to reevaluate your definition of passion

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The Predictive Index develops continual improvements to its employee review process

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The 4 steps PI is using to implement 360 reviews within the organization

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Manager’s best friend: PI creates behavioral assessment for dogs

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PI has gone to the dogs with our latest behavioral assessments for your pooch

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How to incorporate social media strategies into your brand

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Bottom line: Effective companies use social media. Here’s how to use it right Whether you’re an HR leader, a hiring pro, or an in-house researcher, you should acknowledge the successful cornerstones of modern social media hiring strategies. The fact of the matter is, social media isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon. In fact, it is only…

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Don’t rely on luck: How to select the best job candidates

5 min read

It takes more than luck to select and hire the right candidates

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The one leadership attribute CEOs need to drill through their organization

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This simple leadership attribute makes an everyday difference in how effectively an organization runs If I were the CEO of a sizable company and were looking for one leadership attribute to drill down through my organization, it wouldn’t be one of those big highly publicized marquee qualities like, say, strategic thinking or innovation or disruption….

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