About Terry Schmitz

Terry Schmitz is the founder and owner of The Conover Company. Terry has been involved in the development of assessments for both education and corporations for over 30 years. He has developed hundreds of job-specific assessment systems that link to skill building systems.

Teaching Interpersonal Awareness: Listening

In order to teach your students interpersonal awareness, you have to teach them how to listen. Listening is a primary communication activity used by all people and is central to the personal, social and educational and workplace success of every person. One of the best ways to improve interpersonal awareness [...]

Performance Reviews: Making Continuous Improvements

Part of being a great employee is evaluating yourself and making continuous improvements. The key to improving yourself is to have a positive attitude. Instead of thinking, “I’m never good enough!”,  think, “I have achieved a lot, but how can I improve myself?” Your performance review will give you answers [...]