Are you supporting the “A” in DEIA?

Diversity. Equity. Inclusion. Accessibility. In 1998, Congress added Section 508 to the 1973 Rehabilitation Act, requiring electronic information and technology provided by Federal agencies to be accessible for individuals with disabilities. DEIA came into sharper focus with President Biden’s 2021 Executive Order on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Federal Workforce. Adhering to Section 508 […]

PEP Wins DHS Intelligence and Cybersecurity Diversity Fellowship Program Contract

Performance Excellence Partners, LLC (PEP) has been awarded the Intelligence and Cybersecurity Diversity Fellowship (ICDF) Program Support Contract under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (OCHCO) Office of Strategic Recruiting, Inclusion, Diversity and Engagement (STRIDE). “The PEP Team is thrilled to contribute our over 20 years of human […]

Tools and Tips for Managing a Remote Work Environment

In my previous blog, “What My Company Learned as an Early Adopter of Remote Work,” I explained how PEP worked as a fully or mostly remote organization right from our inception – at a time when working virtually was a rare practice. I also shared some of the strategies we have used throughout the years […]

What My Company Learned as an Early Adopter of Remote Work

When I first started Performance Excellence Partners (PEP) 22 years ago to provide federal contracting services and business consulting, most corporate professionals were commuting to central offices to work side by side. PEP’s “place of business” was an intangible expanse connected by phone and internet. Having a remote workforce in different time zones enabled me […]

PEP Transitions to All Virtual with Non-Traditional Hybrid Workspace

Having led the way in telecommuting with staff members across the country, PEP is taking its flexible work approach a step further by transitioning to a completely virtual work model. As part of this recasting, the company is relocating from its current traditional office building to a versatile, hybrid space at the Pacific City ocean-front […]

Leading Your Organization Through Change

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we must find ways to adapt to unexpected change. Adapting to planned strategic change can also be a challenge. The advancement and management of this type of change within an organization is one of an executive’s most sought-after capabilities. Realigning a management structure, swapping out a […]