• Did you miss a morning meeting? Find the Video here!
    Here are the list of the recorded videos we have done over the last 12 months. If you missed one, now you can watch them here.
  • Thank you for making PENworks 2015 Successful
    Save the Date: April 18 & 19 PENworks 2016
  • Save the Date: Fall Conference: November, 10, 2015
    THRIVING IN TIMES OF CHANGE. HARNESSING THE POWER OF CULTURE November, 10, 2015, Double Tree, Bloomington, MN
  • May 14-15: Principles & Tools for Innovation -- SIT Spark Workshop
    The workshop is being hosted in partnership with Hennepin County, downtown Minneapolis.

As a dynamic network of leaders and professionals, Performance Excellence Network (PEN) is committed to advancing performance excellence and enterprise-wide change for individuals, communities, and organizations. PEN becomes your GPS—your navigator for plotting the most direct route to achieve your desired results. Contact us today to learn more about how to navigate your way to excellence.

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Triangulation | The President's Blog

Triangulation uses multiple points to determine the location of an unknown point. This blog provides thoughts across multiple topics to re-direct your course of action.

The Key to Sustained World Class Performance: Deliberate Practice

May 27, 2015 | Brian S. Lassiter

Everywhere you look, standards are rising.  In business, in sports, in education, in healthcare – really in all aspects of human and organizational achievement – what is considered world class continues to increase.  For example…   It used to take 72 hours by plane to cross the Atlantic (1913); it now takes just over six.  The record for a Boeing 777 is five hours 16 … Continue reading

Position Fix | Featured Opportunity (Event)

Position Fix is a position derived from measuring external reference points. PEN external reference points are those special opportunities that are sponsored to help you create new paths for moving forward.

Self-Defeating Habits of Otherwise Brilliant People

June 10, 2015 | 7:30 am - 9:00 am

The average manager spends between 30-50% of their time grappling with the fallout of mistrust and lack of cohesiveness.  In a recent Gallup poll, nearly 70% of employees report they are disengaged from work.  Conflict in the workplace impacts productivity, worker effectiveness, and ultimately customer satisfaction and the bottom line.  

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Coordinates | Current News

Coordinates are a set of numbers that describes a current location. PEN keeps you current with others’ pursuits of excellence, through news and announcements.