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This program is an extension of the concepts raised in PSG’s training for performance management. Read More→

I have had the pleasure of working with Wil and PSG over the past decade plus. Most has been in compensation plan design and structure plus strategic planning and employee performance improvement. Wil has a truly unique expertise in the hospitality industry and has helped me and my organizations improve business practices. Wil is the consummate professional and brings an incredible work ethic to his projects, along with a collaborative and consultative approach. Wil has always exceeded my expectations, which is why I have worked with him for so many years.

Wil Brewer has worked with Spin Master from our beginnings in a garage in Toronto some fifteen years ago through our growth to a global company. He and PSG have conducted 360s and employee engagement surveys (including in Spanish and Chinese), and developed our compensation structure and performance management/ pay-for-performance system. I have really valued Wil’s integrity and independence. He brought to my attention the tough organizational issues, including my own, and was always available to respond to requests. We commend the professionalism and excellence of Wil and PSG.

I have worked closely with Wil Brewer and his team at performance Solutions Group on a number of initiatives, from leading strategic planning meetings to customized training classes for all levels of our organization for 6+ years. The product Wil delivers is always better than expected, and his delivery is on time, with the highest degree of professionalism. His background as a chartered accountant allows him to speak the same language as we do as a financial services firm. Our staff, including senior team members, frequently remark about Wil’s easy-going and effective interpersonal style—he can deliver a difficult message in a way that makes the recipient open and receptive, which is quite a unique talent!

During the six years the ASPCA has worked with Wil Brewer and PSG, we have progressed from staff engagement surveys to working with teams to develop action plans capitalizing on the results. PSG has conducted leadership training programs with 360 degree reviews to assess leaders’ development needs. To complement the “technical” leadership skills, Wil has led Emotional Intelligence training. This training will now reach all levels of staff.

Wil and his extraordinary team have brought valuable development opportunities to our executive team, middle managers and staff throughout the “A”. They have gained the trust of all to provide constructive, actionable and confidential insight for the benefit of individuals and the organization. We look forward to many years of continued collaboration.

PSG serves the nonprofit sector with real excellence. It brings best practice and the latest industry innovations to all its clients. We look often to PSG for help and advice in challenging environments.

When coaching for success, here are some key points to remember:
  • Do the diagnostics – the homework!
  • Talk to the people – direct reports, peers, manager, and internal customers – and read the most recent 360.
  • What are the derailers? What actions, behaviors or attitudes are getting in the way of success?
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Performance Management is designed to develop the skills required by managers to effectively manage their direct reports to Read More→

Managing Up addresses the approach through which direct reports manage the relationship with their manager so that both can be Read More→

Conducting Effective Performance Evaluations addresses an area of controversy and negativity. The program deals with the importance of Read More→

Performance Coaching is an expanded version of the concepts developed in the performance management program. The focus is on Read More→

Managing with Emotional Intelligence provides the tools and framework to improve our ability to manage ourselves and Read More→

Transitioning into Management is designed to provide new managers with the skills necessary to manage and uses the Read More→

Leading Teams provides team leaders with the skills to manage their team to meet their objectives. Participants explore the Read More→

Team Building, using the DISC Behavioral Assessment, is a highly customized workshop to address the needs of managers or individual contributors striving to Read More→

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