Marion Kalb is a Public Health Administrator in Denver’s Department of Public Health and Environment, and works for the Food Systems team in the Community Health division. In her role […]
Gay has had an innovative spirit ever since she joined her team last year; she even helped her team win an award at our recent Peak Academy Awards Ceremony
At our best, we employees can be incredibly thoughtful, creative, passionate and driven. We volunteer for extra duties, offer to help our overwhelmed teammates, and bring great ideas to our […]
To give an example of how much was being hauled away from City projects to landfills, imagine an 18-wheeler truck that is filled to the brim with soil. Just about 4,100 trucks worth of soil would have been disposed of this year, if not for Diane’s brilliant idea: create a Soil Reuse Guidance Document and include it as a standard in City development contracts.
In April of 2018, Ola Kukoyi attended the 73rd cohort of Peak Black Belt training, and she’s been innovating ever since! Ola is currently a Program Administrator in the Workforce […]
Innovators can be found in the workplace just about anywhere, but what does innovation really mean? The definition of an “innovator” is anyone who attempts to make a positive change […]
On Thursday June 14th, the Peak Team held another continuing peak education event to celebrate innovation in the City and County of Denver. We awarded lanyards to new employees who […]
We’ve all heard the term employee engagement before, and we also know how hard it is to achieve. When I think of employee engagement, some things that come to mind […]
Yes, data can inspire empathy. In fact, it was the end result of a Peak partnership for the Residential Housing team at Denver’s Public Health Inspections division. In January of […]
…in 2016, almost half of their cases were taking longer than 90 day to resolve. As of the time of this writing, they have brought the active case load down by 45% and reduced the number of cases lasting longer than 90 days by almost 60%!
Ever wondered what it takes to train the 12,000 or so employees of the City and County of Denver? Will Probeck and Glenn Feit work in the Training Department of […]
Congratulations to Cohort 58, who just closed out the fourth year of the Denver Peak Academy for us on December 16, 2016. We had a total of 18 individuals representing nine […]
On my commute to work this morning I found myself pondering the complexities of deep frying a turkey and achieving the perfect gravy to mashed potato ratio, and it occurred […]
My name is Macrina Ghiran and I’m a black belt from Cohort 54! I work in the Public Works Finance & Administration Department, and I’m the person in charge of […]
Experts say to write about what you know. When I think about what’s resonating in my life right now and what’s motivating me with my own work, it’s my family […]
That’s not an “Onion” headline; that’s the story of how I joined the rag tag team of process improvement gurus who train and coach employees at all levels to improve […]