Category Archives: Press

Pivot Strategies Announces New President

Award-winning women-owned company announces an all-star, all women leadership team on the heels of significant growth MINNEAPOLIS (February 22, 2023) — Pivot Strategies, an internal communications and change management consultancy, announced Stephanie Joranson as president. Joranson, previously the Vice President of Client Satisfaction and Talent, joined Pivot Strategies in early 2021 and has been instrumental […]

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 MINNEAPOLIS (October 28, 2022) — Pivot Strategies, an agency leader in internal communications, today announced the company ranked No. 10 by the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal (MSPBJ) on its 2022 Fast 50 List, […]

Pivot Announces Formation of IDEA

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity + Advocacy: Employee Resource Group At Pivot Strategies, we are committed to #BeTheChange we want to see in the world. Recent events remind us that we still have a lot of work to do. Given this, we have created an IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity + Advocacy) team to identify opportunities and set […]

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 Receives Top Ranking Among America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies MINNEAPOLIS (August 16, 2022) — Today, Inc. revealed that Pivot Strategies is No. 1967 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing […]

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 new learning opportunities and encourage curiosity. And while this is a fantastic value to uphold, it’s not always easy. Maintaining a positive mental attitude can take real work. But, with the right supports in place, […]

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 Floyd, a global pandemic and several tragic events since has generated widespread acknowledgement that better is possible – and necessary – within ourselves, our communities and our workplace structures. At Pivot, we are focused on […]

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, it’s like the perfect storm. Let’s face it, your to-do list is long, everyone thinks their request is the most important and it needs to be completed immediately. Businesses are transforming, they’re growing both organically […]

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 out the window if it’s not read or if it doesn’t resonate with your audience.   Here are a few ways you can assess the effectiveness of your efforts: Small-group discussions Next-day feedback Survey  Small […]

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 the Business Journal Respond with Top Scores for the Agency, Securing its Recognition on the Coveted List MINNEAPOLIS (June 7, 2022) — Pivot Strategies announced today they have been named one of 2022’s Best Places […]

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 years after founding Pivot Strategies, Nelson recognized as top regional business leaders   MINNEAPOLIS (July 13, 2021) — Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) recognizes Stacia Nelson, CEO and founder of Pivot Strategies, as a […]