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 Decision Making: Barriers to Good Decisions

Decision making is not always an easy task. There are many personal and situational factors that can serve as barriers to analyzing problems effectively, things like our comfort zones, perceptions, and paradigms. Paradigms are our typical or common responses to situations or problems. To help your students become good decision [...]

By |2018-10-15T11:17:57+00:00October 15th, 2018|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Getting Along With Others: Handling Conflict

It is impossible to avoid conflict at work. Sooner or later, you will have a disagreement with your boss, or find yourself in the middle of a disagreement between co-workers. How should you handle these situations while getting along with your coworkers? Here are five tips for handling conflict in the [...]

Teaching Commitment Ethic: Setting Goals

Everyone spends much of their life seeking certain goals. The parts that drives people toward these goals is called the Goal Seeking Mechanism. This natural method of achievement is wasted when you aren’t clear about your goals. Clear goal-setting allows you to take advantage of your Goal Seeking Mechanism—it harnesses [...]

By |2018-08-27T10:36:05+00:00August 27th, 2018|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|0 Comments