Are you controlling time or is time controlling you?

We think it is safe to say that in today’s technologically advanced world, time management continues to be a challenge. The promise that technology will help us gain more control of our lives, has actually added to our to-do lists. On one hand, we do have access to...

5 Steps to Creating the Ultimate Strategic Plan

Bulky binders and complicated messages do not have to be part of your 2013 strategic planning process. Apply this simple process to the organization or a department.   Step #1 Are the organizations Vision/Mission/Values clearly written and aligned? Has the team looked...

A Student’s Perspective on Conflict Resolution

By: Morgan E. Goronkin My name is Morgan Goronkin. I am a student at the University of Minnesota and also the HR Manager for the school newspaper. I am sure that you noticed the last name; Joleen Goronkin is my step-mom and the President of People and Performance...

Side by Side: Client Testimonials

Joleen Goronkin People & Performance Strategies President & CEO Robert Kiehnle Pro* Act CFO Bob, tell me a little about Pro*Act. Love to! Pro*Act has been around for over 25 years and we are the leading distributor of fresh produce to the foodservice and...

Trust is the Glue of Life! A Case Study in Building Trust

“Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.”  – Stephen Covey (1932-2012) Effective teams are built on a strong foundation of Trust, the...

What should you be doing? HR Strategy

Can you believe it is already January 2012? What is your HR Strategy? Time sure flies by quickly when you are racing to beat the clock with fewer resources. Human Resource Executives have had a difficult ride in the past few years, but many CEO’s are singing their...

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