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Executive Buzz: Four Questions for Stephanie Meade

Executive Buzz: Four Questions for Stephanie Meade

For practitioners of performance and quality, it is beneficial for us to hear from client executives, particularly those that think more about practical outcomes than they do about the science behind the solutions. What follows is a discussion with a notable executive using questions crowdsourced from various interest groups.

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Performance Improvement Journal: January Issue & Performance Improvement Quarterly 27.4

Performance Improvement Journal: January Issue & Performance Improvement Quarterly 27.4

Both, PIJ and PIQ are only available online through ISPI. Each issue is packed full of knowledge and skill building articles focusing on performance improvement and the advancement of Human Performance Technology. Take a look below and see the titles, authors, and abstracts of both issues.

  • Hints for Establishing Your ISPI Chapter’s Agenda for the Coming Year

    Hints for Establishing Your ISPI Chapter’s Agenda for the Coming Year

    This item is #1 because everything depends on the present members’ thinking and feelings that add up to the realization that participation in ISPI was very worthwhile. Being worthwhile means that that they felt involved in both planning and participating in events to the point that they grew in...

  • Wanna Swim With the Sharks? Calling All CPTs for a “Shark Tank” Extravaganza!

    Wanna Swim With the Sharks? Calling All CPTs for a “Shark Tank” Extravaganza!

    CPT volunteers are needed for a “SHARK TANK” style presenting opportunity at the 2015 CPT Meeting at THE Performance Improvement Conference in San Antonio.

  • ISPI Member Benefit: Insurance

    ISPI Member Benefit: Insurance

    ISPI offers its members special pricing on professional liability, health, dental, life, long-term care, and automobile insurance (for U.S. residents only).

  • Four Levels of Evaluation Programs: Receive a 20% Discount

    Four Levels of Evaluation Programs: Receive a 20% Discount

    The Kirkpatrick Model comprises the foremost evaluation methodology in the world. In these courses you will learn directly from the Kirkpatricks the true and correct model and how to apply it to maximize the business results from your training initiatives. Of urgent importance to ISPI members is the emphasis...

  • Publish with ISPI and Share Your Wealth of Knowledge

    Publish with ISPI and Share Your Wealth of Knowledge

    Our profession is made up of the best and brightest in the field of performance improvement. Your contributions–extensive like a book or shorter like a PerformanceXpress article–are the resources used by universities, corporations, government, and many more to expand and build upon current thinking in the performance improvement field.

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2015 Chapter of Excellence Award

2015 Chapter of Excellence Award

It is that time of year again: time to announce our 2015 chapters that won the Chapter of Excellence Award. This year, eight chapters qualified for this special recognition. They represent a good mix of the different types of chapters our Society charters.

  • Update from the ISPI Board of Directors

    Update from the ISPI Board of Directors

    ISPI’s Board of Directors met in November to initiate a strategic planning process for the Society; this process includes a longer-term vision for the organization, ideas to increase active membership engagement, and address the myriad changes that our esteemed...

  • Knowledge Worker: Solving Problems in the Workplace

    Knowledge Worker: Solving Problems in the Workplace

    If figuring out what to do is a defining characteristic of knowledge work, then what we ordinarily think of as problem solving is a core skill or competency for knowledge workers--if not the core competency.

The Performance Improvement Conference»

Early Conference Registration ends on February 20, 2015!

Early Conference Registration ends on February 20, 2015!

Registration fees include conference fees only, not the pre-conference institute and workshops. Conference fees include registration and attendance for Sunday, April 26, to Wednesday, April 29. Please visit HERE for registration details and information. Join ISPI as a member and save on registration.

  • Three Keynotes Announced for THE Performance Improvement Conference

    Three Keynotes Announced for THE Performance Improvement Conference

    We have just brought on three great speakers for THE Performance Improvement Conference in San Antonio, Texas!

  • PechaKucha at THE Performance Improvement Conference

    PechaKucha at THE Performance Improvement Conference

    What is PechaKucha? PechaKucha presentations were first introduced at the 2014 Performance Improvement Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is Japanese for "chatter" or "chit-chat."

  • Performance–Tech Tools & Tips; Tuesday, April 28

    Performance–Tech Tools & Tips; Tuesday, April 28

    Conference attendees will meander around the Technology Showcase during lunch, obtaining technological tips and tricks, checking out demos, or picking presenters’ brains for cool, tech "how-to's." There is no formal time structure on this one--when it is over, it is over. Here is a sample of the technologies to...

  • A New Track at THE Performance Improvement Conference: Performance Improvement in Developing Countries

    A New Track at THE Performance Improvement Conference: Performance Improvement in Developing Countries

    ISPI is proud to announce a new conference track focusing on performance improvement in developing countries. We have invited several key players from those emerging world regions to showcase their performance improvement work at THE Performance Improvement Conference in San Antonio this coming April.

  • Attend the P&P Institute and the CPT Workshop at THE Performance Improvement Conference

    Attend the P&P Institute and the CPT Workshop at THE Performance Improvement Conference

    The workplace, how we communicate with one another, and what we know about learning are changing and evolving all the time. Performance improvement professionals are known for their commitment to staying abreast of all the latest developments. Take advantage of ISPI’s upcoming Principles and Practices Institute and the CPT...

  • Register for a Workshop and Take Advantage of Your Time in San Antonio!

    Register for a Workshop and Take Advantage of Your Time in San Antonio!

    ISPI has a stellar line up of workshops being offered April 24-26, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas, at THE Performance Improvement Conference. As you know, our circle of performance improvement professionals has a lot to offer to those in the field. This is your opportunity to enhance your knowledge...

  • 20-Minute Pitstop: Roundtable Presentation & Lunch Discussion

    20-Minute Pitstop: Roundtable Presentation & Lunch Discussion

    Yes, they are a digestive and intellectual duo of every ISPI conference. With names like "Cracker Barrel," "Lunch-n-Learn," "Bagel Barrel," and even "Chat-n-Chew," ISPI conferences are known for their General Sessions where eating and learning go together like milk and cookies! Roundtables are an excellent way for participants to...

  • Speed Mentoring!

    Speed Mentoring!

    To enable ISPI to move into the future, we need our mentors to work with our emerging professionals to pass on their experience, love of learning, and commitment to ISPI. One way we do this is through speed mentoring!

  • Great Things To Do In San Antonio

    Great Things To Do In San Antonio

    If you will be attending ISPI’s THE Performance Improvement Conference in April of 2015, you are in for a treat! This year’s conference is being held in exciting San Antonio, Texas from April 26-29, 2015. Delegates will stay at the Grand Hyatt on the Riverwalk. Pre-conference workshops are...