Why Soft Skills Matter

“Soft skills” is a term most employers use to describe the intangible personality traits employees need in order to be successful in their roles. Employers are looking for employees who can help deliver a memorable and positive experience, so soft skills become a pathway for advancement and employment options.

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Creating A Culture of Safety

There were approximately 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries in 2014, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. About half of those involved time away from work. Digging deeper into the data, Labor reports that there were more than 100 workplace injuries per 10,000 employees in the Amusement & Theme Park industry.

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Why We Started High Peaks Group

As a child, Paul and his best friend, Pete, would help maintain a section of the Appalachian Trail in central Pennsylvania. A couple of times a year, they would spend the day dragging branches and logs off the trail, re-painting trail markers ("blazes"), and digging erosion-controlling trenches.

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The Story of our Logo

We spent a lot of time coming up with the right logo for High Peaks Group, and we nailed it. Our mountains represent strength, achievement, personal discovery. They also represent the paradox of an alluring yet difficult environment. … 

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Executive Coaching

Our standard coaching offering is a 6-9 month engagement with an experienced, certified coach. He or she will work by your side to create and fulfill key learning objectives that will help you become more effective in your role.

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