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Category: Trendspotters

TrendSpotters: The Last Hurrah

TrendSpotters: The Last Hurrah

By Carol Haig, CPT, and Roger Addison, CPT, EdD Welcome to our final TrendSpotters column. Here we wrap up our efforts for 2012 and bring to a close 10 years of vibrant conversations with our many gracious guests. It has been an educational journey for us here at TrendSpotters Central, beginning with our first column […]

TrendSpotters: 4 Motivational Switches

TrendSpotters: 4 Motivational Switches

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Jimmy, the expert’s expert, to TrendSpotters this month. By all accounts a brilliant student, Dr. Jimmy, drjimmyexpert@gmail.com, relates that he mastered Latin, Greek, Yiddish, and Svengali before attending college.

TrendSpotters: The Knowledge Worker’s Tool Room

Welcome to Fred Nickols, CPT, tool maker for knowledge workers, our guest this month. Fred, fred@nickols.us, has been affiliated with ISPI since 1968. His professional background includes a career in the U.S. Navy, another in consulting, and two executive-level positions with former clients. Fred currently leads Distance Consulting LLC, where he focuses on the performance of organizations, operations, and individuals.

TrendSpotters: Success Map Template

TrendSpotters: Success Map Template

Some years ago, Carol had a client who managed an 8-week classroom training program for financial professionals. They were hired and immediately enrolled in a rigorous course of study in financial products and selling skills.

TrendSpotters: atTract New Business

TrendSpotters: atTract New Business

We are delighted to welcome Joanne Black to TrendSpotters this month. A colleague we have known and learned from for many years, Joanne, is a lifelong sales professional who is an authority on referral selling. Through her company, No More Cold Calling®, Joanne leads workshops, speaks at events, and offers consulting services to private clients.

TrendSpotters: HPT Book Group

TrendSpotters: HPT Book Group

We are delighted to welcome Tony Moore, CPT, to TrendSpotters. Tony, has been president of Moore Performance Improvement, Inc., based in Ohio, since 1993. Moore Performance helps clients with critical business issues. Tony cites Tom Gilbert and Joe Harless as his biggest professional influences. He describes himself as “really skilled at recognizing good methodology and then following it religiously.”

TrendSpotters: Where Were You In ’62?

TrendSpotters: Where Were You In ’62?

Where were you in 1962? We took a quick survey here at TrendSpotters Central to answer that question. Roger was working at Teaching Machines Inc. in Albuquerque, New Mexico, while he figured out where to go to college and what to study. Carol was in her junior year at Bayside High School in New York City. She had never heard of human performance technology (HPT) or performance improvement.

TrendSpotters: WIIFM for the Environment

TrendSpotters: WIIFM for the Environment

Our guest this month is Eric Landen, president of Landen Consulting, a firm specializing in environmental business strategy, ecosystem services, operational excellence, and organizational development and transformation.

TrendSpotters: The Case for Evidence-Based Practice

TrendSpotters: The Case for Evidence-Based Practice

Our guest this month is Dick Clark, CPT, EdD, professor of Educational Psychology and Technology, and clinical research professor of Surgery at the University of California Rossier School of Education.

TrendSpotters: Showcasing the <em>Updated</em> Behavioral Engineering Model

TrendSpotters: Showcasing the Updated Behavioral Engineering Model

At TrendSpotters Central, we continue to revisit established models and tools that practitioners have relied on over time to learn how their originators have adapted them to the changing workplace.

TrendSpotters: Showcasing The Facilitated Mentoring Model©

TrendSpotters: Showcasing The Facilitated Mentoring Model©

Margo Murray contributes her well-known Facilitated Mentoring Model© to the TrendSpotters Open Toolkit.

TrendSpotters: Happy Holidays!

TrendSpotters: Happy Holidays!

We feature models and tools you can use, but sourced some of them from disciplines related to, but not part of, the HPT community.

TrendSpotters: </br>Everyday Civility© and Performance

TrendSpotters:
Everyday Civility© and Performance

Mitchell Kusy and Elizabeth Holloway address increasing civility in organizations.

TrendSpotters: A Conversation With Marilyn Gilbert

TrendSpotters: A Conversation With Marilyn Gilbert

Marilyn Gilbert is a writer, editor, and course developer with a focused interest in instructional design.

TrendSpotters: Qube Learning Platform

TrendSpotters: Qube Learning Platform

Andy and his team have been using human performance technology (HPT) to develop workshops and games for improving sales performance in organizations for many years.

TrendSpotters: Adaptive Business Case Framework

TrendSpotters: Adaptive Business Case Framework

This month our guest is Matt Donovan, executive director of Option Six, a division of General Physics Corporation.

TrendSpotters: <br/>Aggressively S.E.T. Goals Assessment

TrendSpotters:
Aggressively S.E.T. Goals Assessment

Glenn Hughes is the Director of Global Learning for KLA-Tencor Corporation in Santa Clara, CA, where he brings his considerable international experience to his role.

TrendSpotters: <br/>Backyard HPT Researcher Model

TrendSpotters:
Backyard HPT Researcher Model

The Backyard HPT Researcher is built to the RSVP standards. Users of the model begin with a desired result: a final prototype or product.

TrendSpotters:<br/>Triple Value Model

TrendSpotters:
Triple Value Model

Sustainability and resilience are closely related from a business perspective. Sustainability takes a long-term view, while resilience provides the real-time ability to cope with the unforeseen.

TrendSpotters:<br/>Process Walk

TrendSpotters:
Process Walk

The Process Walk begins with a goal statement for the process under examination and is conducted by a team of four to six employees currently performing some portion of the process.