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Riding the Corona Rollercoaster

Flexibility has always been central to Pivot’s culture. Our adaptability has enabled us to thrive even when our team members are oceans apart. So, you can imagine my surprise to discover how deeply my team and I have been impacted by COVID-19.

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“Teamlancing” Is the Best of Both Worlds

Have you ever had the desire to try freelancing? I certainly did. The variety of the work and companies with the opportunity to continually learn, develop, gain new perspectives and apply those new skills were all very appealing aspects.

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Finding the Silver Linings in an Unprecedented Situation

For all of us, this is a time like we have never experienced. It is challenging, filled with worry, fear and uncertainty. All parts of our lives have been impacted – our daily routines, social life, work – everything is different. The change can feel overwhelming, and as if it’s all beyond our control.

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Embracing the New Normal

These are unprecedented times. The rapid changes in our world are upending our norms and making us rethink how we function under new constraints. My hope is that we will come out of this pandemic with new abilities, new solutions and new ideas that make us better.

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Internal Communications: Tips on Prioritizing

In this issue, we are featuring additional tips from communications leaders who presented at the January Huddle.

For those who missed this session, we want to share some of our favorite take-aways from the evening.

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The Intersection of Communications and Change Management

Join us Tuesday, March 10 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Located at 1330 Lagoon Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408. Listen and interact with our expert panel from Fairview Health Services, Medtronic, Coloplast and Pivot Strategies as they talk about the connection, partnership and differences between communications and change management. Where do these roles overlap? Learn about when each is needed, how to divvy up roles and the sweet spot for working together.

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Do Your Goals Work Together?

What makes goals achievable? Setting small daily priorities to make progress each day. Recently, at our very first Huddle, we discussed setting and protecting priorities. One of our panelists, Beth McGuire, vice president of provider marketing and communications at United Healthcare, provided some incredible insights on how she sets well-rounded priorities. 

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What to Look for in a Trainer

Training can be one of those overlooked parts of a project. But, if the project requires people to do their job differently in order to capture the value, then it is an essential part of your project. Training helps foster the change and allows users to strengthen their skills to succeed in their role.

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