Both clients and participants have found Performance Plus… programs to be extremely valuable and useful. And they've told us so.
"You were requested to address the internal conflicts created by the challenge to our senior management to embrace and lead some new strategic directions…The performances were right on target to get a healthy dialogue into gear and had a very positive impact on our thinking about how to make these directions work for us."
—Paul L. Busch, Ph.D.
Former President and CEO
Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.
"On January 19 we will have the final of our 23 sessions to sensitize the TRG employees to the issues surrounding sexual harassment…This entire effort would not have been anywhere near as effective as it has been without the participation of Performance Plus… Your ability to present the issues concerning this sensitive subject in a non-threatening way which enables the audience to understand the issues and fully participate in the discussion is outstanding."
—Francis M. Austin, Jr.
President, Telesector Resources Group
A Subsidiary of New England Telephone and New York Telephone
"On behalf of my associates I want to thank you very much for the excellent program Performance Plus… presented as part of our annual Partners' Meeting…The vignettes you presented captured the essence of many issues facing our Company and our industry…Most important, however, was the extensive discussion between our audience of over 400 people and your players. Those discussions demonstrated how engaged and involved our people were in the situations you presented; they also enabled our managers to share ideas and insightful solutions with each other, aided by your excellent moderating."
—David Van Buskirk
Corporate Vice President
New York Life Insurance Company
"Thanks so much to you and everyone in Performance Plus… for the wonderful retreat session that you provided for all the staff of University Services. It was terrific and exactly on target…Your cast was extremely professional and very convincing…It was a great high energy way to end our two days together…Your commentary and summaries were very helpful and insightful."
General Manager, University Services
"Your training technique offered a unique experience for our employees. Using skits to dramatize workplace conflicts between men and women engaged participants to a high level of interaction and discussion…Tailoring the skits and activities to MBIA's culture resulted in a relevant program for our company."
Vice President, Human Resources
Municipal Bond Investors Assurance Corporation
"Your customized training program was the answer to our Firm's supervisory training needs…The talents of Performance Plus… have met our high expectations for developing an outstanding supervisory training program."
Cravath, Swaine & Moore
"Thank you so much for the wonderful job you did developing and facilitating the workshop How to Conduct Effective Meetings….I sincerely appreciate the time and effort that went into your research to make sure the vignettes reflected The Bank of New York."
—Jean M. Dunn
Assistant Vice President, Training and Development
The Bank of New York
"Post dramatization discussion with the players in character was a big plus…You can't talk back to slides."
"Well-prepared; they seemed to have an excellent understanding of our company."
"Excellent (low anxiety!) method of evaluating positive and negative styles."
"The whole approach of getting staff to think via the 'safe' distance of re-enacted situations was a great strategy for drawing people out."
"I was impressed by the audience feedback segment…Maintenance of role during Q&A was especially effective."
"Allows us to look at problems we have faced and work through them from various viewpoints."
"All information is/was very applicable in the workplace. Thank you!"
"What you did was the absolute highlight
of the entire conference. It was my favorite part and the one that I
learned the most from."
"A great way to learn!…Wonderful concept…Very successful."
"Getting to role play in the practice session made it all very real for
me. The feedback was very helpful and it gave me an excellent chance to find
out what I need to do better."
"The uniqueness of the format and the talents of the actors combined to produce a very effective learning experience."