The CLEMMER Group Inc.

The CLEMMER Group Inc.

Stronger People. Stronger Organizations.

Jim Clemmer, President



476 Mill Park Drive Kitchener, ON N2P 1Y9

Transforming everyday workplaces into high-performing organizations is The CLEMMER Group’s specialty.

 The CLEMMER Group’s highly respected team of associates are proven implementation experts. They will take your team from inspiration to application with concrete steps to help you develop better processes that will reduce costs and increase productivity.

 The CLEMMER Group is Zenger Folkman’s new Canadian strategic partner (learn more at A New Era Begins: Our Strategic Partnership with Zenger Folkman). Zenger Folkman is pioneering groundbreaking new strengths-based leadership research, assessment, development, and sustainable implementation systems. They’ve built unique evidence-driven approaches for developing extraordinary leaders and empirically showing their performance impact on sales, profits, employee engagement, health and safety, turnover, and customer satisfaction.

 Jim Clemmer delivers highly customized inspirational keynotes to professional associations and internal employee gatherings around the world. His practical workshops and retreats for management and executives are focused to help your team break down the barriers to success.

 Whatever your needs The CLEMMER Group has the tools, training and experience to set you on the path to personal and professional excellence.

To see our upcoming training opportunities, check out the Events section on



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Articles by The CLEMMER Group Inc.:

5 Ways to Deal with a Bad Boss

Administration, Communications, Emergency Planning, Financial, Human Resources, Newsletters for Municipalities, Planning & Economic Development, Power & Electrical Systems, Protective Inspection & Control, Public Health/Long Term Care Homes, Public Works, Purchasing, Records and Information Management, Recreation, Roads and Transportation, Security/Public Safety, Team Building, Training, Water & Sewer

Wednesday, July, 10th, 2019

Bad bosses can be deadly. One 15-year study found that when employees had a difficult relationship with their boss, they were 30% more likely to suffer from heart disease. Perhaps really bad bosses have lower coronary disease because their hearts …

Are You Doing it…To…For…or…With…Your Team?

Administration, Communications, Environmental Services, Human Resources, Newsletters for Consultants, Newsletters for Municipalities, Planning & Economic Development, Public Health/Long Term Care Homes, Public Works, Records and Information Management, Team Building, Training

Friday, June, 7th, 2019

Many studies have shown the impact that control of our situation has on our health, happiness, and effectiveness. In one experiment a white-footed deer mouse was placed in a brightly lit cage. The mouse could press a bar to alter …

Hardiness and Resilience: When Giving In Can Give Us a Lift

Administration, Human Resources, Newsletters for Municipalities, Public Works, Team Building, Training

Friday, March, 1st, 2019

When you experience failure, loss, or a serious setback do you see it as temporary or permanent? Is failure an event or who you are? Is it a learning or crushing experience? Does it traumatize you or become a springboard …

Success Story:

Municipal Government Workshops, Retreats, and Keynote Presentations: • Association of Manitoba Municipalities • Association of Electrical Utility Safety Professionals • BC Government Executives and Managers Leadership Forum • Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators • Canadian Public Personnel Management Association • Canadian Urban Transit Association • City of Brampton • City of Brandon • City of Cambridge • City of Edmonton • City of Guelph • City of Grande Prairie • City of Kingston • City of Kitchener • City of Lethbridge • City of Moncton • City of Richmond • City of Saskatoon • City of St. Catharines • City of Vancouver • City of Yellowknife • Community Futures Partners of Saskatchewan • District of Maple Ridge • Guelph Police Service • Halton Region • London Police Service • Municipal Electrical Association • Municipal Officers Association of B.C. • Municipality of Chatham Kent • Niagara Region • Ontario Fire College • Ontario Municipal Administrators Association • Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association • Ontario Police College (leadership instructor for 10 years) • Ontario Works in Peel Region • Region of Durham • Region of Peel • Region of Waterloo • Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton • Town of Ajax • Town of Innisfil • Utilities Kingston • Waterloo Regional Police Service • Wellington County Public Sector Consortium
A great session that clearly influenced many people to be better leaders.

- Ron Jaros, Planning Manager, Region of Peel, ON

Awards, Certificates or Designations

  • Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP)
  • Practitioner in Residence for the masters (MASc) and doctoral (PhD) students at the UW
  • Zenger Folkman Master Trainer
I wanted to drop you a brief note to thank you for working with the HR Branch and City leadership in the past few days. You have helped all of us on our journey of self improvement. You have also helped the organization move the yardsticks down the field of leadership.

- Jeff McPherson, Manager, Human Resources Branch, City of Edmonton, AB

Excellent speaker with very useful and relevant examples and insights.

- Stephen Murray, Facility Manager, Hydro One, ON