Team Types and Training Programs

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This weekend I spent some time catching up on Daniel Crosby’s organizational blog – IncBlog. I enjoy reading Daniel’s posts because he presents some smart, out-of-the-box thinking, makes you go hmm, content. One post that intrigued me was The Four Types of Teams – What’s Yours? which speaks about the four team types and the team’s […]

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Training by Numbers

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People who know me in the workplace quickly find out that I enjoy numbers and data. I enjoy numbers because they provide you a picture of what is going on. However, I also understand that the initial picture you obtain with numbers is just that – it is the initial picture. Making decisions simply based […]

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Friday Feature: Employee Financial Wellness, Training on Zero Budget, and Reasons to Engage Your Employees

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We have wrapped another week and it is finally Friday! We love Fridays here at Performance I Create because we get to share with you content we have found throughout the week. So let’s get started: Employee Financial Wellness Ben Eubanks provides us some discussion around employee financial wellness and that organizations need to bring […]

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A Good Trainer Is…

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Over the years, I have had heard and seen pros and cons to different trainers, facilitators, and presenters. Some of those items include: Pros Engaging Interactive Humorous Storyteller Fun Cons Boring Reads to me Non-engaging Doesn’t know the material they are presenting Attempts to be humorous, but goes terribly wrong These are just some easy […]

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Onboarding and Training Still Matter

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I’ve had the pleasure of career coaching several individuals regarding interview tips, resumes and other ways to separate themselves from the pack in this crazy job market. One thing I hadn’t counted on was onboarding and training problems that exist out here in the workplace. I have 2 clients, 2 different companies, with surprising experiences. […]

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Performance Management vs. Human Performance Improvement

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Today’s workplace involves more scrutiny in terms of performance, but when it comes to improving that performance what comes to mind? Performance management or (Human) Performance Improvement? When managing performance, performance management and performance improvement can be two different things? How so you might ask. Performance Management Performance Management is usually referenced as the process […]

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Bigger, Better, Faster, and Stronger

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You have heard it before, we must increase productivity, reduce overhead, and do it fast. Often times performance improvement and training go hand-in-hand. Whenever someone is under performing, the suits (upper management) ask, were they properly trained? But before you go upgrading all your training processes, and hire a consultant to manage performance improvement, here […]

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ASTD International Conference & Exposition 2011

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For those that are contemplating attending the 2011 ASTD International Conference and Exposition, review Kimberly Seeger’s – conference mentor – outline below. ** The ASTD International Conference and Exposition on May 22 – 25 will host more than 10,000 Workplace Learning Professionals in Orlando.  If you have not attended this conference before or it’s been […]

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Announcing the Performance I Create Blog Site Contributors

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Are you ready to learn about training/learning and development, performance improvement, instructional design, and so much more? Well, the call was put out for contributors to write for the Performance I Create (PIC) blog site to share their wealth of knowledge and experience around training/learning and development, performance improvement, instructional design, etc. and I have […]

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