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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.

Call for Strategic HPT: Shift in Focus from Performance Problems to Performance Opportunities

Call for Strategic HPT: Shift in Focus from Performance Problems to Performance Opportunities

Performance improvement professionals are familiar with the various guises of flagging performance–be it high employee turnover, decline in market share, customer complaints, and so on. By the same token, indicators that suggest an organization is performing are increased shareholder value, greater customer loyalty, higher returns per employee, ability to innovate, and efficient business processes, to name a few.

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.

Performance Improving Technology: Keeping up with New Year’s Goals

Performance Improving Technology: Keeping up with New Year’s Goals

As the New Year has begun, and we are only a month deep into the thick of things, I find myself ensuring I will keep up with this year’s goals that I have set to make sure I am on track of things. I use the term goals and not resolutions; resolutions seem out-of-reach, distant goals that tend to fall by the wayside. I prefer to take things that I am already working on; I just want to work harder at them.

CPT News</br>CPT as Part of My Life

CPT News
CPT as Part of My Life

Successful professionals often assess their lives to determine whether their current activities add value and result in satisfaction. Achieving and maintaining certification as a performance technologist continues to meet these two criteria in my life. The 10 Standards of Performance Technology provide a continuous guide for my activities, which include university teaching, consulting on building resilience, safety officer on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team, chair of a technical community for development of consensus standards, and a field representative of the U.S. Naval Academy.

CPT News</br>The CPT–A Lifelong Value

CPT News
The CPT–A Lifelong Value

I received my CPT designation in 2003 and have renewed it three times in the last 10 years. Ten years ago, I wrestled with the decision as to my need for having another credential and I came very close to letting the pursuit of it go. There were many conversations with colleagues as to whether a credential was worth it.