Posts by Carrie Baake

Client Profile: Keurig Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) Course   The Need: Keurig Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) approached Invista Performance Solutions (IPS) because they wanted to increase the effectiveness of the technicians on their troubleshooting team by giving them a working knowledge of how PLCs (Program Logic Controllers) work, and how they are implemented into GMCR’s manufacturing processes.…

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Our Approach to Consulting

“If you start with training and end with training, all you will get is the training.” Any training and development intervention will ultimately prove less than optimal result-wise if we have not assisted our client in identifying their organizational needs.  At IPS we craft a solid plan to deliver change interventions that actually solve organizational…

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Invista Performance Solutions introduces Joe Willis: Facilitator of the Upcoming Virtual Instructor-Led Supervisory Round Table Series!

One of the best parts of working at Invista Performance Solutions (IPS) is building relationships with our instructors—knowledgeable, helpful, and extremely dedicated to helping their participants. IPS’ success is due to how we match our instructors’ skills, experience and educational background to each of our client’s training and development needs.   Joe Willis is truly…

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Client Profile: Amazon R&D Center

Basic and Advanced Shop Tools and Safety Course   The Need: Invista Performance Solutions’ Staff (IPS) and IPS instructors met with Amazon and their maintenance management team to discuss how to establish a formal training program for maintenance staff at the Amazon R&D Center in Sumner. Amazon needed to upgrade the technical skills of its…

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The Happy Secret to Better Work

Society currently subscribes to a false formula for happiness: People believe that happiness will follow success. Yet with each new achievement, their brains set a new, higher bar, and contentment remains beyond reach. Reversing this formula by being optimistic even before you attain your goals refers to the “happiness advantage.” When you are positive, you become…

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The Supervisory Academy on Nov 1st — See Our Professional Trainers and Workshops here!

 Techniques of Coaching and Mentoring  Facilitated By: Dr. Agnes Furst Coaching and mentoring are two leadership activities that can directly influence performance and provide the best possible return on your training investment.  In this highly interactive session, after defining coaching and mentoring, we will discuss them in detail and how they work.  We will look…

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How LEAN is your Thinking?!

What keeps you up late at night? Is it the dishes you didn’t wash? The game you missed on T.V.? Well, if you are anything like me, the things that keep me up late at night have nothing to do with my personal life; they are all work related! Countless times, I have stressed about…

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Invista Performance Solutions Welcomes New Training Project Manager, Fred Schuneman!

Invista Performance Solutions would like to introduce and welcome Fred Schuneman to our organization as our new Training Project Manager.  Fred will be directly responsible for working with our clients and managing the development and implementation of our Customized Training, Expert Consulting, and Personalized Coaching services that help transform and improve organizations. Fred brings over…

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