Even before I joined the Denver Peak Academy, I was in love with the concept and abilities of the Idea Tree; one of Denver Peak Academy’s most powerful tools. It is one the fastest, most dynamic, and effective ways to gather and keep brainstorming ideas.
Innovate or… How do you know when it’s time to make a change? The concept of innovation and continuous improvement doesn’t always emerge from having the right amount of time, […]
nudge /nej/ verb Prod someone gently in order to draw their attention to something. Nudge. You’ve likely nudged, and if you’ve ever been a kid who was slow to […]
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 […]
By Joel Drahos, Associate Recruiter, Denver Office of Human Resources – January 2018. Track, track, track, this is what they tell us – in leadership books, at the Peak Academy training, […]
Everyone knows the story; a few years back, after Eric Wolf, a Business Data Analyst with the Denver Department of Finance, took Denver Peak Academy’s Black Belt Training, he started […]
In the book Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heath, there are six principles presented to help you craft and effectively […]
By Sarah Moss, Strategic Programs and Government Affairs Manager, Denver Fire Department May 2017 In early May, I set out from Denver on a road trip to the Great Sand […]
Hiring the Best Talent in Less Time The Department of Human Resources’ Talent and Acquisition Team (OHR-TA) believe that good processes can always be better processes. Their mission is to […]
Are you interested in learning new ways to visualize your data and share your insights? Curious about how to build dashboards or automate reports? Peak has a class for that! […]
Written by Steve Friesen, Director/Curator of The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, Denver Parks & Recreation Remember Tom Sawyer? He got a fence painted by persuading his friends to do […]
Dalton Weisshaar attended the Peak Academy Black Belt training in July of 2016 and in just four short months, he has already completed four innovations. Those innovations have saved the […]
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 […]
Denver’s parks are filled with some of the most amazing flowers and flowerbeds in the state of Colorado.
It is with great pleasure to announce our first ever Peak Performance Celebration (PPC) on Friday, September 30th from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM in the Webb Municipal Building Atrium. Let’s kickoff […]