"Jan has provided us with practical, valuable advice. Working with CTC Productivity has increased my firm's overall efficiency by at least 30%. Money and time well spent!"
Douglas Brown, Brown & Carlson
"Our team walked away with many action items to save us time: more efficient use of emails, more effective meetings, and increased focus time through time management best practices."
Wendi Breuer, SeaChange
"During a CEO peer group session, a member told us how just one tip Jan suggested could positively impact the way his entire company operated.  He said, 'That right there is a multi-million dollar idea.'"
Tom McDougall, High Point Networks
"Jan is great at listening, sorting out the problems and providing practical advice with follow-up steps. I found her coaching to be a great way to boost my personal effectiveness and that of our team."
Jim Schowalter, MN Council of Health Plans
"Jan has a talent for quickly identifying strengths, weaknesses and realistic areas for improvement." (featured in the Jan/Feb 2018 issue of Minnesota Business magazine for Women Who Lead nomination)
Michael Opack, Heacox, Hartman, Koshmrl, Cosgriff, & Johnson P.A.
“As a Keynote at our 2022 Convention, Jan was a hit. Her stage presence was high-energy and professional, and her presentation was on-point. In addition, she was exceptionally easy and positive to work with. I would highly recommend her!”
Margaret Pennock; Director Of Workforce Development at AGC of South Dakota

We help leaders create a culture of productivity

The responsibility of leading a successful business is time-consuming and daunting. It requires innovative and big picture thinking.

Knowing when to pay attention to the details. Balancing the needs of the organization with those of its individuals. Being decisive while also open to new ideas. Having confidence in your expertise while embracing what you do not know. As a senior leader, this can be a difficult balance to strike.

At CTC (Create the Culture) Productivity, we uncover and change behaviors that interfere with your potential. We help you leverage technology, leadership skills, and process improvements to maximize your productivity. We target leadership because you have the authority to create systemic change in your organizations, but everyone on your team feels the effects of productivity.

We believe the most successful businesses have optimistic leaders who:

  • Understand the value of time
  • Recognize people are their biggest advantage
  • Believe learning is a lifelong commitment
  • Know their involvement is critical to effect change

This allows you to build company-wide productivity improvements that last. Show up as a ready and willing participant, and we can show you a 10% increase in productivity, a happier team that works more effectively together, and a better bottom line. Our mission is to show corporate leaders how to create a “culture of productivity” that maximizes time, talent, and technology throughout your organization.

Meet the Team

Jan Lehman

Founder and CEO of CTC Productivity

Meet Jan

Nancy Kruschke

Productivity Consultant, Coach, & Trainer

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Lonni Olson

Office Manager & Business Support

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Amy Tomczyk

Client Experience Manager

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Arnie Howes

Process Consultant

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Client Success Stories