Performance Matters Blog

  • January 21, 2022

Failure can become our most powerful path to learning if we’re willing to choose courage over comfort. —Brené Brown Organizations...

  • January 14, 2022

Back in the day, eLearning started as a way to get information out to a large audience, and it proved...

  • January 11, 2022

Learning and Development (L&D) professionals can sometimes find themselves in situations where their solutions fall short of the desired learner...

  • January 7, 2022

Resolutions for Personal and Professional Achievement Full disclosure: A version of this blog appeared nearly a decade ago. Its principles...

  • December 30, 2021

Leadership & Learning Strategies for Workforce Transformation 2021 has taught us the importance of being flexible. Our traditional assumptions about...

  • December 2, 2021

Virtual instructor-led training (VILT) became the go-to format as many organizations were faced with making decisions on how to move...

  • August 6, 2021

Virtual facilitation is here to stay and it’s critical to get it right. Read about the three critical roles for success in a virtual environment.

  • June 18, 2021

As the aerospace and defense workforce approaches retirement, organizations need a plan for supplementing the critical tribal knowledge learned on-the-job that will be lost.

  • June 16, 2021

Though the next generation of aerospace & defense workers have grown up with modern technology, how can they gain knowledge that can only be acquired…

  • June 11, 2021

How is the sales role changing in the automotive industry, and what implications does that have for recruitment, reward, and retention?

  • May 20, 2021

The challenge―you want to move to a digital learning approach for leadership development, but you are concerned about keeping human connection alive. You need something…

  • May 11, 2021

As travel picks up again, airlines are going to need to staff up. But how will the knowledge and skills that dropped out of the…

  • March 11, 2021

The financial sector is at the convergence of multiple disruptions, all of which are changing the face of learning in the industry.

  • October 13, 2019

As a learning practitioner, I often think about what I do in my life outside of work to learn new...

  • September 12, 2019

According to Training Magazine, in 2018 companies spent an average of 14% of their budgets on training outsourcing—twice what they...

  • August 29, 2019

Once upon a time, I was sure I’d grow up to work in a vending machine. (That’s right; I thought...

  • August 15, 2019

L&D professionals are often still order-takers. Employees don’t know how to do something, so organizations use training as a Band-Aid...

  • August 6, 2019

In early 2019, we conducted a survey to discover the learning preferences of professionals. While we learned a lot about...

  • August 5, 2019

Like many intellectuals and creatives, we ISDs tend to be a bunch of beautiful eccentrics. That’s a great thing: our...

  • July 30, 2019

When you think about implementing agile methodologies, do you think of IT teams? If so, you are not alone. In...