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Shooting the MBTI Sacred Cow–Personality or Palm Reading?

Shooting the MBTI Sacred Cow–Personality or Palm Reading?

Reflecting on THE Performance Improvement Conference…I am doing it. Are you? Per Google, there are upwards of 110,000,000 web pages that discuss the importance of reflection in learning (looked up on May 2, 2015). These pages are both scholarly references and common sense.

ISPI’s CPT-Only Meeting–Good Times, Good Learning, Good Crowd!

ISPI’s CPT-Only Meeting–Good Times, Good Learning, Good Crowd!

During the CPT-only meeting held during this year’s ISPI conference, an interactive two-hour program featured veteran CPTs sharing their wisdom and experience about how to market the value of the CPT credential to business partners and client organizations.

HPT Research Fit–June 2015

HPT Research Fit–June 2015

By Christiana Houck, PhD Reflecting on THE Performance Improvement Conference…I am doing it. Are you? Per Google, there are upwards of 110,000,000 web pages that discuss the importance of reflection in learning (looked up on May 2, 2015). These pages are both scholarly references and common sense. I hope you took the time in the […]

<i>Performance Improvement</i> Journal: February Issue

Performance Improvement Journal: February Issue

Take a look at this issue–it is filled with learning materials, tools, models, visuals, tips, tricks, and reviews that will keep you striving for excellence. Below you will find the titles, authors, and abstracts in the current issue of PIJ available for download via the Wiley Online Library.

Chapter Corner: Danny Thomas and ISPI Chapters

Chapter Corner: Danny Thomas and ISPI Chapters

Danny Thomas is quoted as having said that there are two types of people in this world: the takers and the givers. The takers, he said, might eat better, but the givers sleep better. Our Society is blessed to have so many givers.

6th Annual SpeedMentoring – Update

6th Annual SpeedMentoring – Update

“Speed Mentoring” is a fast-paced and fun event intended to link emerging professionals with seasoned HPT experts. During each round, Mentees will have 15 minutes to introduce themselves and to identify their key interests.

Thoughts About Programming

Thoughts About Programming

Programming is probably why anyone would want to join your chapter. To attract and retain members, programming needs to be high quality and applicable for chapter members. Here are some thoughts about chapter programming that you might consider.

New CPC Chair Announced and Other News

New CPC Chair Announced and Other News

Congratulations to Tim Brock, PhD! Tim will serve as our next chair starting in May. Tim is a founding board member and president for the Central Florida Chapter. Tim and the Central Florida Board have been successful at building a well-respected chapter in the Orlando area. Congratulations again!

Chapter Corner: Chapter Ambassadors, New CPC Chair, Global Chapter Community, & CLW News

Chapter Corner: Chapter Ambassadors, New CPC Chair, Global Chapter Community, & CLW News

At THE Performance Improvement Conference, about 30 chapter leaders met to learn, network, and find out about chapter news. James Craumer facilitated the workshop with Dick Handshaw, 2011-12 CPC Chair, and Rose Noxon, 2011-12 CPC Deputy Chair.

Skill Is Not Performance and Performance Diagnostics Is Not Easy

Skill Is Not Performance and Performance Diagnostics Is Not Easy

This concept is simple to understand but difficult to practice (what some might label as “common sense” but “not commonly practiced”). During the past few years, I have observed clients, performance-consulting managers, and practitioners oversimplify performance needs and inappropriately conclude identified problems to be only gaps in performer skills. Sadly, I have done this as well in my career and can understand how professionals can make these diagnostic mistakes.

Chapter Corner: Tip of the Month

Chapter Corner: Tip of the Month

The HPT Placement serves as a useful job aid for chapters to provide to it’s program attendees to link concepts and knowledge learned to the HPT Model.