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Congratulations, Girls on the Run of Greater Kalamazoo!

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Girls on the Run is a program designed for girls in 3rd through 8th grade. It is a 501(c)3 non-profit program that was created to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident, using a curriculum that creatively integrates running. It contains 20 lessons that combine training for a 5K event with lessons that inspire girls to be better thinkers, problem …

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Do you put Emphasis on Customer or Investment Community?

In Customer Support by Dan Hendrick2 Comments

With the announcement by of his impending retirement as Microsoft’s CEO, criticism of his leadership and legacy has already begun. One criticism suggests he was more concerned with defining Microsoft for the investor, not the customer; more about the company returns and less about delivering solutions to the marketplace. Fair criticism or not, it is a good reflection for every …

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WalMart and Workplace Safety: Is Employer Motivation all about the Bottom Line?

In ProTrainings by Dan Hendrick3 Comments

Recent news about 100 lives that were lost in a factory that is a supplier to WalMart is a headline that the world’s largest retailer does not need. It raises many issues, such as the responsibility of a company to ensure safety in the workplace. I have to question the real motivation behind the company’s official statement that “employee safety …

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Behavioral Health Providers Seeking Online Provider Solutions for Certification and Workplace Trainings

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Recent discussions with behavioral health providers around the country reveal significant cutbacks in state and federal funding. In most instances of cost-cutting efforts, training staff is often compromised in quality or eliminated entirely. One employer was thrilled to identify a provider such as that significantly reduced training budgets, yet feedback from staff was more positive about the quality of …

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CPR Every Year or Every Two Years

In CPR, Effectiveness, ProTrainings, Training by Dan Hendrick1 Comment

What we hear from our clients daily revolves around two key points: 1. Must I have staff trained every year? Time and money are in short supply. 2. May I have my staff certify every year? Two years between certifications is too long to retain proper skills. Unless your state mandates annual training, there are some providers that may adjust …

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Best way to complete safety training with employees in multiple locations

In Bloodborne Pathogens, CPR, First Aid, ProTrainings, Training by Dan Hendrick1 Comment

With e-learning becoming more common, providers of some safety trainings are meeting the needs of administrators who have staff in many locations. These trainings include CPR, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens. Employers without internal training centers are turning more to accredited providers of web-based learning in these areas. offers accredited group programs that allow employees to train in their …

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ProCPR Attends Health Expo 2007

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For the first time ever, we’ve set up a booth at an expo. Health Expo 2007 was held October 24th and 25th at Woodland Mall in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This was the launching pad for to establish a public presence among our peers, clients and surrounding community. To everyone’s delight the show was a great success with many business …