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Chris DeVany

Chris DeVany is keynote speaker at Compliance Key, Inc. He is the founder and president of Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide, a firm which focuses on management and organization development. Pinnacle's clients include such organizations as Microsoft, Visa International, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Sprint, American Counseling Association, Aviva Insurance, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Hospital Corporation of America, Schlumberger, Morgan Stanley, Boston Scientific, US HealthCare and over 500 other organizations in 22 countries. He has published numerous articles in the fields of project management, management, sales, team-building, leadership, ethics, customer service, diversity and work-life balance, in publications ranging from ASTD/Performance In Practice to Customer Service Management. His McGraw-Hill book, "90 Days to a High-Performance Team", is replete with hands-on tools, templates and checklists which managers use effectively everyday to improve performance. He has appeared hundreds of times on radio and television interview programs to discuss project management, sales, customer service, effective workplace communication, management, handling rapid personal and organizational change and other topical business issues. He has served or is currently serving as a board member of Sales and Marketing Executives International, American Management Association, American Society of Training and Development, Institute of Management Consultants, American Society of Association Executives, Meeting Professionals International and National Speakers Association. Chris is an award-winning Toastmaster's International Competition speaker. He recently participated in the Fortune 500 Annual Management Forum as a speaker, panelist and seminar leader. Chris has distinguished himself professionally by serving Corporate America as manager and trainer of project management, IT, sales, customer service and marketing professionals. Included among those business leaders are Prudential Insurance, Sprint, BayBank (now part of Bank of America), US Health Care and Marriott Corporation. He has assisted these organizations in developing project management, sales, customer service and marketing strategies, organizing inbound and outbound call center programs, training and development of management and new hires, and fostering corporate growth through creative change and innovation initiatives. Chris holds degrees in management studies and organizational behavior from Boston University. He has traveled to 22 countries and 47 states in the course of his career.

 
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Time and Task Management - Working Smarter Every Day.

Take control of your time...and get control of your entire work day! The speed of everything has changed. Are your time management skills up to the challenge? Do you put off more today than you can ever accomplish tomorrow...exhaust yourself by 4:00 p.m. with only a fraction of your work done...see yourself as a decision maker who never gets around to making decisions....
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Performance Reviews: A Step-By-Step Process For Conducting Them Meaningfully and Effectively

One of the most critical areas of employee relationships--and one of the biggest challenges management faces today--is conducting effective performance appraisals and determining appropriate merit increases. Learn to give performance appraisals that help motivate employees to achieve goals and increase their value to the organization. Since both managers and employees....
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 Webinar Id: CIFMCD005
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Moving from An Operational Manager to a Strategic Leader

Gain the insights and skills to know where your business stands today and where it's heading tomorrow.In today's unpredictable business environment, strategic leadership is not just for top management alone. It's for: Managers who want to increase their competitive advantage by anticipating their customer's priorities, needs and expectations  Managers who want to dist....
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 Webinar Id: CIFPCD004
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Project Management Essentials: The 8 Keys to Completing Every Project On Time and On Budget!

Managing projects can be a big headache sometimes: well, our Webinar is the perfect prescription! Our Webinar will provide the best practices of managing projects - you will receive tools, techniques and best practices to enable you to more effectively manage the projects you are assigned successfully - on time and on budget. We will facilitate better understandings o....
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"Virtual Team" - Managing People Effectively in Multiple Locations

As enterprises have been growing far and wide, often international in scope, we find ourselves as executives and managers with our talent spread farther and farther, often at dozens and hundreds of locations. How do we 'get a better handle' on all this?
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 Webinar Id: CIFTCD001
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 Duration 90 mins

Time and Task Management - Working Smarter Every Day

The speed of everything has changed. Are your time management skills up to the challenge? Do you put off more today than you can ever accomplish tomorrow exhaust yourself by 4:00 p.m. with only a fraction of your work done...see yourself as a decision maker who never gets around to making decisions dread the next business meeting-or worse, going back to your desk to s....
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Managing Through Chaos: Tools, Tips and Techniques to Set Priorities and Make Effective Decisions Under Pressure

This highly interactive Webinar offers you and your team an array of practical tools to help you get things done in today's chaotic and constantly changing work environment. You'll learn practical techniques for making structured decisions - even under pressure - to earn buy-in from bosses, coworkers and customers. In a workshop environment, you will participate in va....
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The Effective Manager Communication Skills Toolbox: Making Listening, Constructive Feedback, Conflict Resolution and Coaching Work for You, Your Team and Bottom Line Results

In order to function at maximum effectiveness, a manager must master critical communication skills, including active listening, the ability to receive and provide constructive feedback, to resolve conflicts and to coach and mentor.
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 Webinar Id: CIFCD011
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 Duration 90 mins

Successfully Managing and Dealing With Difficult People: The 5 Most Difficult Types And How To Effectively Approach Them

How can you resolve conflicts less painfully, delegate critical tasks more efficiently, energize your employees and transform resistance into support? Adjusting your management and personal styles to complement the culture of your work group and your company as a whole can be the catalyst that motivates your teams to heightened productivity. Utilizing extensive practi....
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 Webinar Id: CIFCD007
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 Duration 90 mins

Performance Reviews: A Step-By-Step Process For Conducting Them Meaningfully and Effectively

One of the most critical areas of employee relationships - and one of the biggest challenges management faces today - is conducting effective performance appraisals and determining appropriate merit increases. Learn to give performance appraisals that help motivate employees to achieve goals and increase their value to the organization.  Since both managers and employ....
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 Webinar Id: CIFCD006
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 Duration 90 mins

90 DAYS TO A HIGH-PERFORMANCE TEAM!

Get your team's act together ... you can enjoy our Webinar as an individual manager or as a group! No matter how long you've been managing, this step-by-step guide ensures you'll get the strongest performance possible out of your team - in any environment. With strategies presented in manageable daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly timelines, our program covers the fu....
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 Webinar Id: CIFCD012
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 Duration 90 mins

Time and Task Management - Working Smarter Every Day

Take control of your time...and get control of your entire work day! The speed of everything has changed. Are your time management skills up to the challenge? Do you put off more today than you can ever accomplish tomorrow...exhaust yourself by 4:00 p.m. with only a fraction of your work done...see yourself as a decision maker who never gets around to making decisions....
$217  Recorded  (6 months unlimited access)

 Webinar Id: CIFCD005
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 Duration 90 mins

Project Management Best Practices: Completing Every Project On Time and On Budget!

Managing projects can be a big headache sometimes; well, our Webinar is the perfect prescription1 Our Webinar will provide the best practices of managing projects -  you will receive tools, techniques and best practices to enable you to more effectively manage the projects you are assigned successfully - on time and on budget. We will facilitate better understandings ....
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 Webinar Id: CIFCD002
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 Duration 90 mins

Strategic Planning and Execution: The 1-2-3 Year Plan for Enterprise Success

Have you looked at how your company develops strategy lately? Is your organization poised to implement strategies that create value, generate growth and result in profits? Who thinks strategically in your firm? Strategy formation and strategic thinking have evolved...make sure your strategic thinking skills are keeping pace. You need to know the answers to these quest....
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 Webinar Id: CIFCD001
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 Duration 90 mins

"Virtual Team" - Managing People Effectively in Multiple Locations

As enterprises have been growing far and wide, often international in scope, we find ourselves as executives and managers with our talent spread farther and farther, often at dozens and hundreds of locations. How do we 'get a better handle' on all this?
$217  Recorded  (6 months unlimited access)

 Webinar Id: CIFCD002
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 Duration 90 mins

The Effective Manager Communication Skills Toolbox: Making Listening, Constructive Feedback, Conflict Resolution and Coaching Work for You, Your Team and Bottom-Line Results

In order to function at maximum effectiveness, a manager must master critical communication skills, including active listening, the ability to receive and provide constructive feedback, to resolve conflicts and to coach and mentor.
$217  Recorded  (6 months unlimited access)

    
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