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What Happened to Mental Toughness in the Workplace?

What Happened to Mental Toughness in the Workplace?

: I sometimes find myself smiling at these types of motivational quotes. Kept in context, they can serve as a source of motivation and perspective when we incur challenges in our lives. I have been fortunate in both my professional and athletic life to have learned firsthand what it...

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Two Candidates Nominated for ISPI President-Elect

Two Candidates Nominated for ISPI President-Elect

The Nominations Committee has put forth two candidates for President-Elect. Both candidates had been vetted for the 2015 election process but, because of a change in the bylaws, the President-Elect election was postponed until 2016.

  • The Performance Improvement Journal: November/December Issue

    The Performance Improvement Journal: November/December Issue

    Welcome to the November/December issue of the Performance Improvement journal (PIJ). In this issue you will find learning materials, tools, models, visuals, tips, tricks, and reviews that will keep you striving for excellence. These handcrafted articles developed by thinkers and doers in the community are edited by Dr. James...

  • Performance Improvement Quarterly: 28.3 Issue

    Performance Improvement Quarterly: 28.3 Issue

    We hope you are enjoying electronic access to the Performance Improvement Quarterly (PIQ) edited by Ingrid Guerra-López, PhD. PIQ is only available online through ISPI.

  • Don Triner Candidate for ISPI President-Elect–Statement to Membership

    Don Triner Candidate for ISPI President-Elect–Statement to Membership

    As lifetime member and CPT, I am dedicated to the long-term success of ISPI through relevant research, value to members, and sound fiscal policy and execution. What follows is a list of what I feel the Society has to accomplish and how I think we could get there under...

  • Scott Casad: Candidate for ISPI President-Elect–Statement to Membership

    Scott Casad: Candidate for ISPI President-Elect–Statement to Membership

    Our priority is the professional growth of our members. This includes mentoring emerging professionals, certifying mid-career practitioners, learning from seasoned consultants, and engaging our retired champions.

  • A Time for Thanks and Thanksgiving

    A Time for Thanks and Thanksgiving

    It may not be hard to believe that that holiday season has arrived…a quick trip to the grocery store serves as a quick reminder that Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner as one attempts to navigate through entire grocery aisles devoted to holiday foods and goods.

  • Improving Performance with the Elf on the Shelf®

    Improving Performance with the Elf on the Shelf®

    When I think about human performance technology, I always think about the Elf on the Shelf®. With Christmas upon us, many of us use the “Santa is watching” technique to motivate our children. The folks at Elf on the Shelf® have taken that up a notch.

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Knowledge Worker: Solution Paths–An Example

Knowledge Worker: Solution Paths–An Example

In last month’s column I introduced the concept of “solution paths” as an important factor in linking actions to outcomes. In this month’s column I will provide an example, including a brief description of how it was developed.

The Performance Improvement Conference»

Save the Date! THE Performance Improvement Conference 2016, April 10-12