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My Personal Story (brief snibbit) and Amazing Discovery

Posted March 15, 2015 By Norman Jentner

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

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

“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

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

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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The stressors and opportunities encountered by participants within the societal context of your business, and in which your company stakeholders operate, will effect your business performance. How would you like to improve your business productivity — at no out-of-pocket expense to your business — by enhancing your employees’ peace of mind and having a positive impact upon […]

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Leaders of today’s and certainly tomorrow’s most effective businesses, as always, will continue to focus on cost-effective uses of technologies and processes.  And that’s not all. Top performing leaders focus today with increasingly effectiveness on how the individual employees within their businesses are strategically aligned with their company’s strategic goals and objectives.   Leaders today achieve […]

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