Performance Improvement

Mar 17, 2016

Managers Eat Learning for Lunch

Peter Drucker famously said “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast.” Executives can sit in important planning meetings and generate as many documents as they like; if the culture of the organization can’t or won’t support those plans, it’s going to be difficult to move forward. In the olden days, NCR was one of my clients. NCR was gobbled up by AT&T in 1991, and like the Borg, AT&T attempted to assimilate them, dubbing them AT&T Global Information Solutions or AT&T GIS. The interesting thing is, though, nobody within the acquired company called it AT&T GIS. They called it NCR. I remember facilitating courses and going to meetings during this time, where employees...

Peter Drucker famously said “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast.” Executives can sit in important planning meetings and generate as many documents as...

Oct 7, 2015

Improving Time to Impact: Onboarding New Leaders

PDG has published a new case study focused on building the next generation of corporate leaders. Failure rate for new managers can...

PDG has published a new case study focused on building the next generation of corporate leaders. Failure rate for new managers can...

Sep 3, 2015

Why Millennials are not Space Aliens

If you were born around 1980 or after, we all kind of owe you an apology. Because we dubbed you a “Millennial”...

If you were born around 1980 or after, we all kind of owe you an apology. Because we dubbed you a “Millennial”...

Mar 12, 2014

Using Performance Improvement to Drive Business Metrics

I recently attended Performance Development Group’s Performance Consulting Workshop, and found it full of valuable information. I work in a marketing role...

I recently attended Performance Development Group’s Performance Consulting Workshop, and found it full of valuable information. I work in a marketing role...

Nov 18, 2013

Tips for Great Performance Support

Like everything in training & performance, Performance Support is a technique, not the oTips for great performance supportne answer to all of...

Like everything in training & performance, Performance Support is a technique, not the oTips for great performance supportne answer to all of...

Apr 20, 2012

The Chocofication of Learning

or “Why Games Won’t Cure the Common Cold, but They Will Solve a Lot of Other Problems” Welcome to the next stop...

or “Why Games Won’t Cure the Common Cold, but They Will Solve a Lot of Other Problems” Welcome to the next stop...

Dec 6, 2011

ADDIE Living in a Scrum World, Part 1

by Austin Kirkbride, M.A. Austin Kirkbride, M.A., is a Project Manager, certified in Scrum and waterfall project management approaches, and an Organizational...

by Austin Kirkbride, M.A. Austin Kirkbride, M.A., is a Project Manager, certified in Scrum and waterfall project management approaches, and an Organizational...

Aug 22, 2011

Toward a Learning Agile Organization

“At an organizational level, agility is the ability to grow, change, or innovate at or above the speed of one’s own market....

“At an organizational level, agility is the ability to grow, change, or innovate at or above the speed of one’s own market....

Jun 7, 2011

Mobile Learning is SO 10 Minutes Ago…

Imagine going out and buying a shiny new sports car. Now imagine hitching up a horse to it, and having the horse...

Imagine going out and buying a shiny new sports car. Now imagine hitching up a horse to it, and having the horse...

Dec 14, 2010

Virtual Immersive Environments: From Theory to Practice, Part 6: It’s a Poor Craftsman Who Blames His Tools

I’ve been a musician for most of my life, and over the last several years I’ve focused my energy on the mandolin....

I’ve been a musician for most of my life, and over the last several years I’ve focused my energy on the mandolin....

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