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Blog Post
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Regardless of how high-performing we may be, we all have areas which may call for improvement, both known and unknown. Sometimes we uncover these areas for improvement but lack the...
Blog Post
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
We'd like this community to be a place where you can share information, ideas, and resources on performance improvement with one another. Please feel free to post blogs, articles, links to...
Insights
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Traditional training is only about 5 to 10 percent effective in obtaining meaningful performance results. Another approach is needed. The human performance improvement (HPI) process...
ATD Links
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Performance improvement practitioners help their organizations more through the questions they ask than through the answers they provide. This does not necessarily mean that you don’t ever...
Insights
Thursday, April 13, 2017
I often teach classes on improving human performance, leadership, and consulting on the inside. One thing I can state in all of these courses is that managers often treat their employees’...
Insights
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Amid the cynicism about government effectiveness and the lack of public trust, there are thousands of dedicated public servants who work to keep America moving. This would go unnoticed, if...
Insights
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Are you seeking proven performance practices? Do you need help assessing your agency's performance improvements? Do you think your agency can improve information exchange on priority goals?...
TD Magazine
Friday, January 8, 2016
This problem-solving technique asks one simple question: How? Talent development professionals know and often use the Socratic method of questioning to challenge their participants'...
Insights
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
I’m often asked, “How do companies use competency models? I think we need them, but what can I do with these models?” Well, my answer revolves around two trends plaguing organizations today...
Books
Monday, April 20, 2015
Get real results for your business – maximize your training and development programsCorporate learning and development programs play an undeniable role in successful business endeavors, but...
Insights
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Research tells us that more than 80 percent of performance gaps are not caused by a lack of skill or knowledge within the performer. Discerning the real issue can be daunting, though....
Insights
Monday, June 9, 2014
Ask managers how to improve the performance of people in key roles and most will say that more training or hiring better skills is the answer. Organizations annually spend considerable...
Insights
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Here are 10 simple ways you can use body language to add information and impact in your conversations. 1) To reach an agreement, send early engagement signals. Over the years, I’ve noticed...
TD at Work
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Ensuring a highly-skilled workforce requires commitment from many players—senior leaders in the public and private sectors, the education community, the workforce investment system, and...
Insights
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Do we deliver the present or find the future? Do we drive for performance or develop people? Do we play to our strengths or shore up weaknesses? Whether running our own businesses, selling...
Insights
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Neuroscience is a field buzzing with new findings that are indisputably attention-grabbing. But what practical value do these findings offer for those in ASTD’s Human Capital Community of...
Insights
Monday, October 22, 2012
I believe improving on your strengths will improve performance.  But, at a certain point, a manager utilizing the same skills over and over may find their professional development at a...
Insights
Friday, October 12, 2012
Some years ago you remember counting the birthday candles, or eagerly waiting to be old enough to drive, or any number of milestones of meaning.  Older adults often forget the joys of...
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