Paul Grunau

The Grunau Co. is a full-service mechanical systems company with more than 500 employees. The company provides expertise on design, construction, installation, and service and maintenance for the commercial, industrial and institutional markets.  

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Making The Transition From Planning to Doing

Defining success, documenting plans, and asking questions are keys.

Originally published Published: 12.01.09 Author By Paul Grunau

4 Steps to Improve Employee Performance

Define success, be honest and clear, and provide details and benchmarks.

Originally published Published: 09.01.09 Author By Paul Grunau

Hold on Tightly to Top Employees

Communication, recognition, and inclusion will help your company retain its most powerful asset.

Originally published Published: 07.01.09 Author By Paul Grunau

How to Build Strong Leadership Teams

Deep leadership positions companies to survive and even prosper during challenging times. Such companies possess not only leaders, but also strong leadership teams.

Originally published Published: 06.01.09 Author By Paul Grunau

Improve Your Presentation

Paul Grunau offers suggestions on how to prepare for and deliver presentations. He says the ability to articulate why your team is the best choice for a project, and the …

Originally published Published: 03.01.09 Author By Paul Grunau

Negotiation Basics

Negotiating is really about setting expectations, being open to a mutually beneficial resolution and understanding that the best time to negotiate is before a problem or issue occurs. While this …

Originally published Published: 01.01.09 Author By Paul Grunau

Managing For Innovation

Look into the market - outside of the industry, talk with customers and industry experts, and form an opinion as to where you must improve or change to stay ahead …

Originally published Published: 11.01.08 Author By Paul Grunau

Adapting Lean Processes For The HVACR Industry

Inefficiency in construction exists in all areas, including office and management operations, as well as fabrication and field installation. Lean requires a substantial investment to get the return from Lean.

Originally published Published: 09.01.08 Author By Paul Grunau

Building High-Performing Teams

Your leadership affects the success of your organization. If you encourage your company to be a high-performing team you must first do an honest evaluation of your current situation. Evaluate …

Originally published Published: 07.01.08 Author By Paul Grunau

Maintaining Customer Interaction

Contractors should actively seek customer feedback, and develop a deep understanding of the customers’ businesses and what is important to them.

Originally published Published: 05.01.08 Author By Paul Grunau

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