Excellence is About People, Part 1: Engaging & Empowering your Team — PEN Mar 2019

Nothing great is ever achieved without people.  Think about it: organizations can only achieve with highly effective people running them; communities and nations can only achieve without highly engaged citizens and highly effective leaders setting a course for the future; projects, initiatives, task forces, scientific breakthroughs, inventions, and even sporting achievements are all the result […]

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The Power of Professional Gratitude — PEN Nov 2018

The year was 1623.  About half of the Plymouth colony died that year.  And while the community was about ready to head into another difficult winter, recent fall rains ended what was a challenging and persistent drought.  So Governor William Bradford called a gathering – a three-hour “staff meeting” of sorts.  The main purpose of […]

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A Powerful Professional Development Opportunity: Consider Becoming a 2018 PEN Evalautor

Are you interested in learning more about what makes organizations excellent — go from good to truly great?  Are you interested in helping other organizations — such as schools, hospitals, non-profits, and businesses — around the region improve their performance?  Are you interested in helping Minnesota and North/South Dakota become more competitive?  Are you interested […]

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