Category Archives: Press

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 […]

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.

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.