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Personal peak performance interests you, no? You can now draw upon our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematical) understandings of human performance to guide you. You can optimize your own performance. You can more regularly experience your own peak performance, starting today. You can personally do this by behaviorally optimizing your own Central Nervous System […]

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“Conflict as opportunity” requires respect. No?

Posted May 6, 2015 By Norman Jentner
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I recently completed a personally time-consuming review and deeper analysis of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) understandings related to human performance. My STEM analysis included examination of how our Central Nervous System (CNS) hierarchically triages its finite resources automatically.  These automatic responses are faster than thought and are dependent upon our immediate interpretation of circumstances […]

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My Personal Story (brief snibbit) and Amazing Discovery

Posted March 15, 2015 By Norman Jentner
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I grew up in greater Cleveland, Ohio — the U. S. Midwest. My family taught me to be responsible, to work for my accomplishments, and to constructively consider others in the process.  I was particularly interested in math and science, taking all the courses I could in high school, and I performed well.  I was […]

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Are you working too hard? Not hard enough? Too fast? Not fast enough? Right focus? What’s up? I have been an adaptable and successful trailblazer most of my adult life in most of my chosen professional paths, all of them to address compelling human need. In every case, my professional activities have kept me focused […]

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Peace of Mind for Peak Performance” (Part I)

Posted January 4, 2015 By Norman Jentner
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Are You Focused on Making a Difference, with Competitive Advantage? If you are focused on making a difference with competitive advantage, you already do and must continue to focus, one way or another, on developing you and your team’s peak performance. < Am I right or wrong?  For your peak performance, you must also include […]

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Peak – Peace – Performance. (Post 1)

Posted December 13, 2014 By Norman Jentner
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Our company is re-branding! “Peace of Mind for Peak Performance” amidst “Differences as Opportunities” and “Bridges to Business Culture Advantages” (Part I). I (Norman) have recently come to recognize the “silver thread,” well, actually, more like the “silver–copper–gold–fiber-optic braid,” that best defines what I have been doing for 25+ years professionally, when in my own […]

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Ownership + Engagement = Organizational Alchemy

Posted October 11, 2014 By Norman Jentner
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“Thinking like an owner” is structural as well as attitudinal/behavioral.   The vast majority of private entrepreneurial companies in North America and elsewhere are closely held.  This means that only those people who actually gathered their resources for the specific purpose of founding the company, often putting all they had on the line — or those […]

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Safety is a culture issue.

Posted August 21, 2014 By Norman Jentner
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From Chernobyl to the Challenger to Deep Water Horizon, major incident investigations consistently point to culture as a key root cause. – Formal safety mechanisms dictate what people should do whereas culture indicates what people actually do. Many organizations experience safety and effectiveness as competing priorities, or a pendulum. Doing so gradually opens up new […]

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Are You a Three-Legged or Four-Legged Antelope?

Posted August 8, 2014 By Norman Jentner
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I have, over the course of the last two years, experienced an incredible “Ah, ha!” understanding! This follows 25 years professional experience as a psychologist and as an interest-based, conflict resolution consultant, facilitator, and trainer in the private and public health sectors. –  As a result, I have, over the course of the last two […]

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What’s New at Denison. More Latest Thinking.

Posted July 26, 2014 By Norman Jentner
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July 2014 Reading Between the Lines What are your employees really telling you? Over the last two decades, business leaders have gained a greater appreciation for the impact of organizational culture on important performance outcomes (e.g., financial performance, employee engagement, customer satisfaction, innovation). As awareness for the importance of organizational culture has grown, questions about […]

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