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Calling All ISPI Members! Mentor and Mentee Opportunities at THE Performance Improvement Conference

Calling All ISPI Members! Mentor and Mentee Opportunities at THE Performance Improvement Conference

The theme of this year’s conference is “Bridging Our Past & Future.” What could be a better way to bridge our past and our future than by embarking on a rewarding professional mentoring journey?

Calling All ISPI Members! Mentor and Mentee Opportunities at THE Performance Improvement Conference

Calling All ISPI Members! Mentor and Mentee Opportunities at THE Performance Improvement Conference

The theme of this year’s conference is “Bridging Our Past & Future.” What could be a better way to bridge our past and our future than by embarking on a rewarding professional mentoring journey?

Digital Devices, Digital Brains

Digital Devices, Digital Brains

Are you curious about the impact of interfacing with digital devices? Do you want to know what researchers think about the brains of multitasking teens? What do you know about the implications of technology on attention span, and how it changed during the past decade?

Bring Out the Best in Your Contractors

Bring Out the Best in Your Contractors

Many companies hire contractors when faced with large, but temporary, surges in deliverables. You do not need these extra hands permanently, but you still want high-quality work from them while they are with you.

Complimentary Resources Available to ISPI Members

Complimentary Resources Available to ISPI Members

As a member of ISPI, you not only have access to all issues of the Performance Improvement journal and the Performance Improvement Quarterly, but you also have access to a few additional publications you may or may not know about. Check out the titles below and discover more member benefits.

Performance Improvement Technology: Recommended Sites and Tools

Performance Improvement Technology: Recommended Sites and Tools

In this month’s column on performance improvement technology, or PI tech as I have been calling it, I have a few great resources for you. I am stepping away from the norm of apps and recommending a few sites that I use not just in my work adventures, but in my personal life as well. Some I am sure you have heard of and some maybe not, but, nonetheless, all are great resources that I use all the time.

First-Time Attendee at THE Performance Improvement Conference

First-Time Attendee at THE Performance Improvement Conference

Sometimes as a first-time attendee to a conference, you may feel a little awkward and slightly out of place. However, the format, size, and genuinely welcoming atmosphere of the conference made it a lot less intimidating to make connections.

Bringing Everyday Innovation to ISPI’s 2014 International Conference

Bringing Everyday Innovation to ISPI’s 2014 International Conference

Recently, Terry Farmer and I had the pleasure of participating in the 2014 International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) Conference. I will share, up front, that I have a strong appreciation for ISPI, and I’ve presented at various ISPI conferences over the years. The first time I presented at an ISPI Conference was in San Francisco all the way back in 2001, and the day after my presentation, while walking across the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge, I proposed to my best friend, now wife of 12 years.

Seven Reasons to Volunteer with ISPI

Seven Reasons to Volunteer with ISPI

Volunteering for your professional home is rewarding and also gives back to your community. ISPI has opportunities to volunteer and expand not only your network, but also the number of your professional contacts as you interact with other performance improvement professionals. In these uncertain economic times, it is always a good idea to keep your professional contacts list expanding at every opportunity. The purpose of the ISPI Volunteer Network is to link ISPI members with volunteer opportunities within ISPI.

The ISPI Conference: A First-Timer’s Perspective

The ISPI Conference: A First-Timer’s Perspective

If you have not been to one of the annual International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) conferences, then you do not know what you are missing. This past April, I attended my first ISPI conference in Reno, NV, and discovered the great potential for networking connections and learning. As a university student volunteer, I received the unique and wonderful opportunity to be part of the conference at a young age.

Tips for Networking at a Conference

Tips for Networking at a Conference

Some people find networking at conferences to be a challenge. Below are some tips that I hope you will find useful.