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LGBTQ+ Focused Nonprofits to Support This Giving Tuesday

Share Kindness and Generosity Giving Tuesday aims to spread kindness and generosity to those who need it most. Whether you …

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Layoffs – Eight Tips to Navigate Job Cuts with Empathy and Proactive Communications

Corporate downsizing: How to effectively manage layoffs with empathy and proactive change communications. We’ve likely all witnessed how an employer …

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2022-2023

‘Tis the Season: Tips for Writing End-of-Year Messaging that Engages Employees

To engage employees, keep your year-end messaging authentic, positive and honest. Most importantly, make sure it’s not about you. Year-end …

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Fast 50 2022

Pivot Debuts at No. 10 on Fast 50 List by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

First year appearing on the list, Pivot Strategies is recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the Twin Cities …

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Group Talking

Should we think about communicating less in the age of information overload?

With internal communications, it turns out that more is not always better. It’s hardly news that Americans are subjected to …

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Graphics Team

Our Graphic Designer Shares 5 Design Tips for PowerPoint

Pivot Strategies’ designer, Wil Taylor walks you through five essential visual design tips everyone creating a presentation in PowerPoint should …

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Becca on Phone

How to Make Your IT Communications Shine – Top Tips from a PR Pro

Writing about information technology can be complex and confusing. Keep these four simple steps in mind to make your communications …

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World Mental Health Day photo by Emma Simpson

Important Steps to Make World Mental Health Day a Priority

Building a strong mental health community in your workplace in a a few simple steps. With the right support in …

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ESG Forest

What is ESG – and Why is it Important?

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting is a critical tool for telling a company’s sustainability story in a transparent and …

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Active listening with Bailey and Annika

Listen to Lead: How can practicing active listening make you a better leader?

In many ways, the skills that make a great collaborator, communicator and leader are the same today as they ever …

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LGBTQ+ Focused Nonprofits to Support This Giving Tuesday

Share Kindness and Generosity Giving Tuesday aims to spread kindness and generosity to those who need it most. Whether you …

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Layoffs – Eight Tips to Navigate Job Cuts with Empathy and Proactive Communications

Corporate downsizing: How to effectively manage layoffs with empathy and proactive change communications. We’ve likely all witnessed how an employer …

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2022-2023

‘Tis the Season: Tips for Writing End-of-Year Messaging that Engages Employees

To engage employees, keep your year-end messaging authentic, positive and honest. Most importantly, make sure it’s not about you. Year-end …

Read More
Group Talking

Should we think about communicating less in the age of information overload?

With internal communications, it turns out that more is not always better. It’s hardly news that Americans are subjected to …

Read More
Graphics Team

Our Graphic Designer Shares 5 Design Tips for PowerPoint

Pivot Strategies’ designer, Wil Taylor walks you through five essential visual design tips everyone creating a presentation in PowerPoint should …

Read More
Becca on Phone

How to Make Your IT Communications Shine – Top Tips from a PR Pro

Writing about information technology can be complex and confusing. Keep these four simple steps in mind to make your communications …

Read More
World Mental Health Day photo by Emma Simpson

Important Steps to Make World Mental Health Day a Priority

Building a strong mental health community in your workplace in a a few simple steps. With the right support in …

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ESG Forest

What is ESG – and Why is it Important?

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting is a critical tool for telling a company’s sustainability story in a transparent and …

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Active listening with Bailey and Annika

Listen to Lead: How can practicing active listening make you a better leader?

In many ways, the skills that make a great collaborator, communicator and leader are the same today as they ever …

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Breaking The Silence of Quiet Quitters: Who is accountable and what we can do about it – Part III

Are employees quitting too soon? As we know, quiet quitters can be leaders and managers alike. But what about our …

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Breaking The Silence of Quiet Quitters: Who is accountable and what we can do about it – Part II

Middle managers have nowhere to hide. Nobody needs another Yeti. In the companies I’ve consulted for the last few years, …

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Pivot Announces Formation of IDEA

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity + Advocacy: Employee Resource Group At Pivot Strategies, we are committed to #BeTheChange we want to see …

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Team Meeting Table

Breaking The Silence of Quiet Quitters: Who is accountable and what we can do about it – Part I

We’re supposed to be quietly quitting but it’s all become very noisy, hasn’t it? You’ve seen the headlines. Maybe read …

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Stacia on a computer

Time Management as a Tool for Better Self-Care

Tips from my Self-Care Workshop If you happen to follow me on LinkedIn (or have talked with me for more …

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Mental Health in the Workplace

Building a Mental Health Community at Work: Extra Steps You Can Take to Support Your Team

At Pivot, one of our core values is Positive Mental Attitude. We bring the sunshine, start with a ‘yes,’ enjoy …

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Photo credit: Twin Cities Business and photographer Jordan Buckellew

5 DEI Tips from 3 Experts: Why Transparency is Key to Promoting Inclusion in the Workplace

2020 illuminated the injustices so many of our colleagues and neighbors have faced for years. Witnessing the murder of George …

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Prioritizing Work When You Can’t Do It All

While you can’t do everything, what should you do? It’s important to prioritize requests and provide alternatives For internal communicators, …

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How do you know if your change communications are effective?

As communicators, we spend a lot of time ensuring what we put together is perfect, yet all that work goes …

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Lessons Learned: Communicator’s Role in Effective Change Management

Humans resist change. Yet, it is crucial to business growth and success. Communication is fundamental to change management and a …

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Too Many Meetings? Time to Free Your Calendar

Meetings impact how and when we work. In 2021, 55% of people got less than two hours of deep work …

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Press
Fast 50 2022

Pivot Debuts at No. 10 on Fast 50 List by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

First year appearing on the list, Pivot Strategies is recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the Twin Cities …

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IDEA DEI Logo

Pivot Announces Formation of IDEA

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity + Advocacy: Employee Resource Group At Pivot Strategies, we are committed to #BeTheChange we want to see …

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Inc 5000 We Made the List

Pivot Strategies Ranks on Inc. 5000 List for First Year

Pivot Strategies Ranks No. 1967 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 306%, Pivot Strategies …

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Mental Health in the Workplace

Building a Mental Health Community at Work: Extra Steps You Can Take to Support Your Team

At Pivot, one of our core values is Positive Mental Attitude. We bring the sunshine, start with a ‘yes,’ enjoy …

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Photo credit: Twin Cities Business and photographer Jordan Buckellew

5 DEI Tips from 3 Experts: Why Transparency is Key to Promoting Inclusion in the Workplace

2020 illuminated the injustices so many of our colleagues and neighbors have faced for years. Witnessing the murder of George …

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Prioritizing Work When You Can’t Do It All

While you can’t do everything, what should you do? It’s important to prioritize requests and provide alternatives For internal communicators, …

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How do you know if your change communications are effective?

As communicators, we spend a lot of time ensuring what we put together is perfect, yet all that work goes …

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Pivot Team Celebrates

Pivot Strategies Named 2022 Best Places to Work

The Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Recognizes Pivot Strategies as 2022 Best Places to Work Pivot Employees Surveyed by …

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Stacia Nelson: Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Heartland Award Finalist

EY US Announces Stacia Nelson of Pivot Strategies as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Heartland Award Finalist  Six short …

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Great Inspiration Comes from Great Leadership

Congratulations are in order! Our founder, Stacia Nelson, along with Virginia Clay-Chism and Karin Petty have been selected as 2020 Notable Women in Technology by Twin Cities Business.

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Pivot Strategies LLC Certified as a Women-Owned Business

MINNEAPOLIS – Dec. 13, 2017 – Pivot Strategies LLC, a Minneapolis-based agency specializing in strategic communications, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC’s national standard of certification is a meticulous process, including an in-depth review of the business. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51 percent owned, operated, and controlled by a woman or women. Pivot Strategies is 100 percent woman owned by founder and CEO Stacia Nelson.

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Awards
Fast 50 2022

Pivot Debuts at No. 10 on Fast 50 List by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

First year appearing on the list, Pivot Strategies is recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the Twin Cities …

Read More
Inc 5000 We Made the List

Pivot Strategies Ranks on Inc. 5000 List for First Year

Pivot Strategies Ranks No. 1967 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 306%, Pivot Strategies …

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Pivot Team Celebrates

Pivot Strategies Named 2022 Best Places to Work

The Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Recognizes Pivot Strategies as 2022 Best Places to Work Pivot Employees Surveyed by …

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Stacia Nelson: Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Heartland Award Finalist

EY US Announces Stacia Nelson of Pivot Strategies as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Heartland Award Finalist  Six short …

Read More

Great Inspiration Comes from Great Leadership

Congratulations are in order! Our founder, Stacia Nelson, along with Virginia Clay-Chism and Karin Petty have been selected as 2020 Notable Women in Technology by Twin Cities Business.

Read More

Pivot Strategies LLC Certified as a Women-Owned Business

MINNEAPOLIS – Dec. 13, 2017 – Pivot Strategies LLC, a Minneapolis-based agency specializing in strategic communications, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC’s national standard of certification is a meticulous process, including an in-depth review of the business. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51 percent owned, operated, and controlled by a woman or women. Pivot Strategies is 100 percent woman owned by founder and CEO Stacia Nelson.

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Events

The Huddle unites internal communicators and change agents to discuss underrepresented topics within the industry.  Sign up for Pivot Press to learn more about our upcoming events.

ESG Forest

What is ESG – and Why is it Important?

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting is a critical tool for telling a company’s sustainability story in a transparent and …

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You’re Invited to Pivot’s Upcoming Huddle: ESG Reporting on October 11

Join us for a virtual discussion with industry thought leaders  With emerging SEC requirements for climate reporting and heightened transparency …

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Do Hard Things: What would you do if you weren’t scared?

Join us on Zoom Tuesday, July 14 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. CST to listen, learn and discuss what it takes to take the next step when it’s not the easy move to make.

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The Huddle: Internal Communications Deep Dive

We are starting The Huddle – a place for corporate communicators to gather and discuss the topics that matter most in an intimate setting. Since starting Pivot four and a half years ago, we have heard a lot from clients and colleagues about common trends, questions and needs. We will have curated topics and speakers that will ignite new ideas and spark shared learning as you connect with others in similar roles.

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October 16: Communications Planning Workshop

Want to launch your brand or a new product/service and need advice on communications? Come to this free event – …

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