We are excited to announce the graduation of our most recent Black Belt class – Mt. Shavano Peak! These 18 participants from Cohort 54 represented several organizations within and external to the City […]
A new book from Governing magazine tells the story of the Peak Academy, a four-year old Denver government program that equips frontline workers with problem-solving skills that they take back to […]
Greg takes a look down memory lane.
Peak is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West, so it probably doesn’t make sense for us to advocate for “going East,” but we’re also all about finding […]
Written by Inger Brinck, City Performance, Office of the Controller, City and County of San Francisco When I joined the City and County of San Francisco in 2013, I had […]
On Monday, June 20th, we unveiled our second pilot analytics training, designed for expert data analysts within the City and County of Denver. This training was designed in partnership with […]
No Time to Be a Mentor? Here’s Why Making Time for Another Might be the Most Important Contribution You Make
Last year Peak launched a mentorship program and the results amazed us. Employees with a mentor: Identified 20% more in savings Actualized 40% more in savings One thing Peak has […]
By Cassie Schoon, Performance Specialist, DEN Airport Part of continuous improvement is to reach outside of one’s own immediate experience and view processes from a slightly different perspective. For myself […]
Last week, Denver Peak Academy traveled to Loveland, Colorado to teach a Black Belt class to employees from Larimer County and the City of Fort Collins. The 16 students came […]
Waste happens every day and in all kinds of circumstances, but there are ways to cut down on waste in the workplace in order to be more productive and provide customers with a better product or service.
Passionate about improving government? Do you constantly look for novel methods to drive change, streamline processes, and empower others? Join the Denver Peak Academy team! We’re currently hiring for one […]
Have you ever failed at something? I know I have.
What’s up! Chris Scarborough is now a member of the Peak Team!
You’ll never believe what we just tried.
I recently had a conversation with a colleague interested in applying for a promotion. “I don’t think I have what it takes,” she said, “I don’t have an MBA.” I […]
By Cassie Schoon, Department of Public Works Nobody likes to be rejected. When you build up the courage to ask someone out or apply for a job, rejection is hard […]