Hire for Excellence

4 Questions to Consider Before You Hire Hiring the wrong person can have significant consequences for your company. The impact of a bad hire affects employee morale, can cause negative client relations, and can even result in fewer sales and lost productivity. According to a 2013 CareerBuilder Survey, 27% of U.S. employers reported a single bad hire cost more than …

Mark Your Calendar for March 23

Deb Sauder, CEO of InterAct4Impact will be speaking at the Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Leaders Luncheon event on March 23rd  from 11:30 am to 1 pm.    

Join Us at The Next SBAB Event – Avoid March Madness in Your Business

Join us for the Small Business Advisory Board monthly luncheon focusing on business planning and the 11 Steps to Success!! Presented by SBAB experts Vernon Stading (Devoted Business Development), Jodi Milbradt (Employer Solutions Group), and Charles Hollenhorst (Daniels and Kibort). First time guests are FREE! During registration, use Coupon Code: FREESBAB and opt to pay in-person.  If you are a repeat guest, the cost …

Spotlight – Meet Ingrid Johnson

Meet Ingrid Johnson, Chief Operating Officer at InterAct4Impact. Ingrid is a long time entrepreneur who has helped many businesses succeed.  She asks the questions that no one thinks to ask and has a great business sense. We are grateful for the many contributions she makes to InterAct4Impact and our clients. Q: What is your professional background? A: I have extensive …

Featured Tool – TTI TRIMETRIX® HD

One of the tools that we use to help select and develop high-potential employees is the TriMetrix® HD 4 Layer Success Insights Assessment developed by Target Training International. What is TriMetrix HD? TriMetrix HD provides a 55-point analysis that uncovers a person’s behaviors (DISC), motivators/driving forces, acumen, as well as an individual’s unique competencies. The assessment examines the behaviors individuals bring …

Become A More Effective Leader

One of my favorite definitions of leadership comes from Kevin Cashman’s book Leadership from the Inside Out. He says, “Leadership is authentic influence that creates value.” True authenticity starts with a thorough understanding of our own strengths and weaknesses. No two people are alike and the challenges we face will vary greatly, but here are four questions that will help …

July Tips for Impact

One of the best pathways to success is to be mentored by others who know more than you do.  

InterACT4Impact Welcomes Grant Kaufman to the Team!

Grant Kaufman is our new intern and administrative assistant at Interact4Impact.  Grant comes to us from St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN going into his senior year this fall.  After spending a year at Waldorf College in Iowa studying general business, Grant decided on a more specific area of study at St. John’s in Global Business Leadership.  Grants vision for …

InterACT4Impact Welcomes Robin Kragness to the Team!

Robin Kragness is Interact4Impact’s new Executive Assistant. Robin is a motivated strategist with extraordinary administrative, organizational and innovative promotional marketing skills. She has many years of experience in supporting organizations and businesses in reaching their vision of success. Since her start at Interact4Impact in April of 2016, Robin has already proven to be a valuable asset to the team. She especially …