Finally, I want to give the Real-Estate Team kudos, as the team’s story is about dedication.
Policy & Strategy Changes Lead to Decreases in The Number of Intake Assaults & Use-Of-Force Cases at The Denver Sheriff Department
The Denver Peak Academy’s Partnership with the Denver Sheriff Department (DSD) focused on the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and on creating the DSD’s Performance Management Model & Strategic Plan 2.0. […]
The Circle is Born Karen Westendorp, Christina Hadera, Hilary Thompson, and Amy Lowell (pictured in the same order above) all work for the Office of Human Relations (OHR) and all […]
The famous author and science/policy communicator Vaclav Smil said, “collaboration and augmentation are the foundational principles of innovation.” One cannot make improvements to the world around themselves without collaborative augmentation. […]
I recently celebrated a birthday, and I am in the thick of planning the Peak Academy Awards (our team’s big way to celebrate innovations throughout the city over the past […]
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.
Why draw or use visual language to do anything professionally? According to all of the experts I could find, anybody can draw. Visual thinking and communication are simple. Visual thinking […]
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 […]
Peak Book Summary: Everybody Matters – The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family
“Everybody Matters” by Bob Chapman (CEO of Barry-Wehmiller) & Raj Sisodia (Coauthor of Conscious Capitalism), is one of the best books I have ever read. Broken into […]
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 […]
In the book Peak Performance by Brian Elms (Innovation Practice lead at Change and Innovation Agency) with J.B. Wogan (Journalist at Governing Magazine), we investigate the new science of success […]
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, […]