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Grant Schneider

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Grant Schneider

President and Founder

Grant Schneider is keynote speaker at Ijona Skills. He is the president and founder of Performance Development Strategies. His company helps organizations achieve greater results by aligning people in the organization with the organization's mission and strategy. Grant helps these organizations create change, develop managers and executives, and create high performing teams resulting in engaged employees and loyal customers. Grant is a SHRM Certified Senior Professional (SHRM-SCP) as well as a Certified Business Coach (CBC). Grant uses an approach that helps human resource leaders and their organizations identify their vision of success, develop the roadmap, create goals and then empower people to achieve those goals. Grant has worked with established businesses of all sizes and industries. He brings general business principles and solutions to help companies create engaged leaders, engaged employees, and increased loyal customers. Grant's web site is www.pdstrategies.com. There you will find more information as well as have access to his weekly blog articles. Prior to starting Performance Development Strategies, Grant had a 35-year track record in human resources. His previous experience includes Chief People Officer for the Briad Group which operates the largest TGI Friday's restaurant chain as well as operating Wendy's restaurants and Marriott hotels. During his tenure at Briad he successfully facilitated the post merger integration of services of two equal sized pre merger organizations. Later he helped define corporate mission and cultural pillars to put the company on track to become an employer of choice. Prior to that, he was Director of Global Human Resources for Brunschwig & Fils, an international distributer of fine decorative fabrics and home furnishings. Prior corporate experience includes Sears Holdings, holding positions in operations, merchandising, human resources, training and development. Grant has served in numerous community and professional volunteer leadership roles. He is a past president of the Westchester Human Resource Management Association (a SHRM Chapter) as well as past Executive Director of the New York State Society for Human Resource Management and has served on the Society for Human Resources' national panel for HR Metrics and Human Capital Measurement. He is currently works on the Academy for Entrepreneurial Excellence which is a joint venture of the Business Council of Westchester and Westchester Community College. Grant believes human resource professionals will be key partners in their organizations in the 21st Century. They must be prepared with the lead the courage of their convictions and the relevant professional skills.


Webinar Id: ISSGS003
Duration: 60mins
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Using the Balanced Scorecard to Create Better Performance

The balanced scorecard is not new. However, not enough companies are using it. This session will go cover how to construct a balanced scorecard. We will cover how to survey the key deliverables for success, how to measure them, how to set standards, and how to assign values to each. We will discuss using the balanced scorecard as a basis for a manager and executive bonus system. We will use an actual example highlighting the restaurant/........

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Webinar Id: ISSGS006
Duration: 60mins
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Building High Performing Teams

In order to create an environment for high performing teams, many organizations are moving from managing their organization in the traditional vertical format to managing their organization in a horizontal format. The horizontal format is much more effective in building high performing teams because the organization is able to........

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Webinar Id: ISSGS001
Duration: 60mins
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How You Should Utilize Employee Engagement Surveys

Your employee retention rates will be much greater with engaged employees. An engaged employee will be far more productive than one who has checked out. Management needs to learn how to keep high potential employees and keep them engaged. The most common way to learn whether your staff is engaged is through surveys. If they are not engaged it is important to find the root cause and take corrective action. In order to get to the root cau........

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Webinar Id: ISHGSH003
Duration: 60mins
6 months unlimited
HR Executive as a Business Partner

Participants will learn how to become a proactive member of the management team. They will learn how align themselves with operations, marketing, finance, and sales and contribute to the organization's success at the same level as these other disciplines.The webinar will discuss the use of data base metrics for human resources and people processes that can measure the value created by functions and processes in HR. Also, understanding n........

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Webinar Id: ISHGS007
Duration: 60mins
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HR Executive as a Business Partner

Participants will learn how to become a proactive member of the management team. They will learn how align themselves with operations, marketing, finance, and sales and contribute to the organization's success at the same level as these other disciplines.The webinar will discuss the use of data base metrics for human resources and people ........

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Webinar Id: ISSGSB004
Duration: 60mins
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BUILDING HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS

In order to create an environment for high performing teams, many organizations are moving from managing their organization in the traditional vertical format to managing their organization in a horizontal format. The horizontal format is much more effective in building high performing teams because the organization is able to create teams that have members from various departments (cross-functional teams), which prevents a silo mentali........

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Webinar Id: ISGSB004
Duration: 60mins
6 months unlimited
BUILDING HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS

In order to create an environment for high performing teams, many organizations are moving from managing their organization in the traditional vertical format to managing their organization in a horizontal format. The horizontal format is much more effective in building high performing teams because the organization is able to create teams that have members from various departments (cross-functional teams), which prevents a silo mentali........

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Webinar Id: ISSGS011
Duration: 60mins
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How to Create Excellence in Your Workforce and Your Organization

Many executives are finding that doing what they'e always done isn't going to get them to where they need to be today. As you think about that last statement, doing what you've always done, will not get you the results you need. In addition, many leaders are reacting rather than planning change. It is almost like your organization is a hamster on the running wheel? You just keep running and running and running, but you never seem to rea........

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