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Alberto Giardina

Janis has a unique ability to make every class interesting. Her teaching is always interesting and thus most effective. I recommend Janis’ courses to everyone interested in improving teamwork and leadership skills. The result is guaranteed.

Mike McCarthy

For three decades Michael McCarthy has assisted organizations to achieve measurable improvements. In addition, he integrates the quality and efficiency tools of process improvement. Mike adds his expertise to sustaining the “people” side to the popular Lean/Six Sigma Process used extensively in manufacturing, health care, and, increasingly, service organizations. Mike has held the positions of: Manager, Accenture Consulting (Change Management Practice) Senior Consultant, Aubrey Daniels International Senior Consultant, Tarkenton & Company Editor, Performance Management Magazine Michael has been on the program at events sponsored by these and other organizations: National Association for Employee Recognition American Trucking Association Midwest Association for Behavior Analysis Mike trains and consults with leaders and teams on: Performance improvement Kaizen events for teams to create work process improvements Sustaining your gains from your Lean/Six Sigma programs Publications Michael coauthored the book You Made My Day: Creating Co-worker Recognition & Relationships. In 2011, his book Sustain Your Gains: The People Side of Lean/SixSigma was released. Contact Mike at to schedule a free 45-minute consultation on sustaining your Lean-Sigma process and results, customer service, and training goals. Learn more about Mike’s services at


Communication Can Make or Break Your Day Presenter: Janis Allen(©2014) $195.00 plus $4.50 shipping Improve your communication skills – supervisor to employee, employee to supervisor, and peer-to-peer Fast-moving, entertaining, and full of practical ideas you can use immediately Presented to an audience in 27 minutes of fun You will learn tools to: Reduce the negative talk around you and increase the positive talk Use Trangulating to problem-solve without finger-pointing Understand how everything you do influences other people’s behavior Use positive motivation to improve performance and create a more positive culture Click here to view the 2 1/2 minute “sampler” of Janis Allen & Michael McCarthy’s DVD: Communication Can Make or Break Your Day You Made My Day: Creating Co-Worker Recognition and Relationships by Janis Allen & Michael McCarthy, (©2000) 1 (book; 165 pages softcover) $15.00 each Want to make your workplace more positive, productive, and enjoyable? One doesn't have to be a manager or supervisor in order to give meaningful recognition. This book is jam-packed with concrete ideas for co-worker recognition…recognition that doesn't cost a dime. “I plan to recommend this book to all the people I work with worldwide.” – Russell Justice, Eastman Chemical “I read this book in … Continue reading