True Confessions from a Performance Ninja

Living in Learning

You’ll see it on their faces, and they’ll look up at you with questioning eyes and ask, “You mean this is not a training issue?”…and and then you’ll dance like only a performance consultant can dance…right before spiking the folder full of verbatim interview responses like a wide receiver slamming a touchdown pass in the end zone.

Performance equation

Spark Your Interest

When building your training solutions, it’s really important that you consider how your target audience is going to incorporate this new knowledge or skill into their practice, task or work. think of how you can: Specify and communicate (performance) expectations.

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The caveat of the performance centre

E-Learning Provocateur

One of the more exciting ideas to emerge from the corporate learning space, which I hasten to add is yet to be realised, is to transform the Learning & Development department into a performance centre. performance starts at hiring process.

Managers, Get Ready for Ongoing Performance Conversations

CLO Magazine

Accenture made quite a stir two years ago when the company announced it was eliminating performance rankings. “We’re Accenture’s decision followed a realization that performance reviews require significant effort every year — with little correlation to actual performance.

Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance

Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives.

Self-Directed Learning or Self-Directed Performance?

Living in Learning

Depending upon how one chooses to integrate "Micro-Anything", the results can range from truly innovative solutions to merely applying more lipstick on the training pig. Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting Micro-Learning Performance Support Sustained Capability intentional design performance support Self-Directed LearningThere is no shortage of new innovation we seek to implement in our L&D discipline, and Micro-Learning is one of the most recent.

The relationship between learning and performance support

E-Learning Provocateur

Jane is a renowned advocate of performance support in the workplace, and I wonder what she’ll make of my latest musing. Instead, I intend to explore the relationship between learning and performance support , with the former considered in its informal context.

7-Right Things Road Map to Sustained Workforce Performance

Living in Learning

This mission… should you choose to accept it…is to seek out individuals possessing the expertise of a performance consultant. Methinks having one in the mix is no longer an option if the L&D function has a prayer of breaking free of the limiting blinders of the traditional Training Paradigm. The call-to-action for L&D is to have staff capable of operating comfortably and effectively in the domain of the Point-of-Work exclusive of being a SMEOEDT…SME of Every Damn Thing.

Performance Support: Gimme Three Clicks!

Living in Learning

Critical demands for ensuring workforce agility and resilience manifest beyond the current scope of the best training programs; the best training design, best development and delivery practices that many L&D organizations rely upon as standard methodology. 70:20:10 AGILE Change Leadership EPS readiness assessment EPSS Learning Ecosystems MOOCs Performance readiness assessment Performance Support Performer Support Sustained Capability EPS intentional design moments of need

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

It also creates a common language across the organization, and it improves on-the- job performance—all at a cost more reasonable than custom elearning.  the performance needs of the organization, which will help learners see that these courses. training it needs. the training.

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Design and develop performance support solutions with a focus on context, not content.” – Jeremy Smith. “ Learning is largely informal (on-the-job), a little social (peer), and least formal (training programs and courses).

6 Pervasive Corporate Training Pitfalls

Bottom-Line Performance

Maybe you would warn “past you” about how easy it is for learners to tune out during training. We asked 150 L&D professionals what challenges they face when attempting to deliver effective training. Not enough time for training. Training

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Improving Performance in the Workplace

Web Courseworks

Performance improvement is defined as “the systematic process of identifying and analyzing the root causes of performance issues, and implementing big picture solutions across an organization.” Steps to successfully improve performance: Consider institutional context.

Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve

Bottom-Line Performance

“We can’t keep thinking of training as a one-time event.” Those of us in the training industry have heard the phrase “forgetting curve” more times than we care to remember, and I’m sure by now we all get the idea.

4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]

Isn’t there a lot of training out their. training content available but, the vast majority are frustrated by. the lack of transfer back to the job after participating in training. as a result of high performance in pre-management. effective training and support.

Driving Performance with Extended Blend

Living in Learning

Focusing on a new ground zero - If we hope to move beyond potential, we must move beyond where we create it – during training events – whether the event is an exotic blend of ILT/web-based; delivered in a virtual synchronous venue; detached from linearity via the use of MOOCs; or pushed out to mobile devices; or shrunken in size to form micro-learning or bursted in small learning chunks; or whatever other label we attach to it.

Performance Support: Just Gimme Three Clicks!

Living in Learning

Critical demands for ensuring workforce agility and resilience manifest beyond the current scope of the best training programs; the best training design, best development and delivery practices that many L&D organizations rely upon as standard methodology. 70:20:10 AGILE Change Leadership EPS readiness assessment EPSS Learning Ecosystems MOOCs Performance readiness assessment Performance Support Performer Support Sustained Capability EPS intentional design moments of need

Heading towards high performance

Performance Learning Productivity

Charles is a co-founder of the 70:20:10 Institute , as well as a leading thinker and practitioner in learning, development and performance”. Face-to-face teaching is expensive, and it’s impossible to ‘process’ large numbers of people through physical training.

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity.

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

PERFORMANCE – BETWEEN. We’re no longer deliverers of training – we’re. shift from ‘training manager’ to "talent. use of a train commute or topping up. Learning Insights 2017 Imagine any piece of training and how you’d play it if it were run as a game.

Performance Support Goes to the Oscars

Allison Rossett

Much of mobile training and development is broken. Mobile has much to offer organizations, in general, and training and development units, in particular. How can a retailer use mobile performance support to deliver business impact?

Increase Course Performance with These 7 Tips for Bite-Sized eLearning

Docebo

For example, when corporate learners are on the sales floor or helping a customer they can quickly access the online training content they require to do their job effectively. Survey your learners to identify their performance gaps.

6 Tips for Identifying Potential High-Performance Employees

ej4 eLearning

All organizations want to identify, develop, and deploy their high-performance employees. The best-performing companies have well-developed systems in place to identify high-potential employees and turn them into production powerhouses. Much of the success that high-performing employees have stems from the fact that they have cultivated the right habits. So observe them at work, outside of the context of a performance review or hiring situation. Track Their Training.

Performance Consulting Is More Than Training Delivery

Clarity Consultants

If you are unfamiliar with the term, performance consulting is becoming a more important focus for organizations committed to making sure they are accomplishing their goals with as little wasted effort or resources as possible.

10 Ways Experiential Learning Creates Long-Term Performance Impact

CLO Magazine

The pressure is on organizations to employ a highly trained workforce, one that delivers exceptional results while using minimal resources. Learning is then translated back into daily choices made in the business world, thereby increasing performance through a change in behavior.

How Are You Providing Performance Feedback in Your eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

You, your organization, and your learners don’t want to spend time—or money—on training that doesn’t provide a solid return. Most instructional designers and training professionals use the Kirkpatrick Model as a standard for evaluating the effectiveness of training.

The Myth of Multitasking: Another Case for Performance Support

Social Learning

Have you ever been sitting in a training course, perhaps learning all about the fabulous new vendor management system your organization is implementing, when you felt that familiar buzz in your pocket? eLearning performance support elearning multitasking

Growing From Knowledge-Based to Performance-Driven Learning

mLevel

Most L&D professionals realize that learning focused on only knowledge-based outcomes will do little to measurably impact performance. The compromise becomes “well let’s at least get the knowledge in their heads and hope that impacts performance.”

Driving Performance Improvement Through Short-form Video Training

ej4 eLearning

Organizations understand the need to train their employees, but there are a number of common challenges in designing the right training program. Performance, Business Results, and Short-form Videos. Still, reinforcing that information after training will be important too.

How to Use a Learning Management System for Performance Support

Absorb LMS

About a dozen years ago, learning and development professionals thought performance support was bigger than Tom Hanks , Meryl Streep , and The Beatles all rolled into one. Conferences about performance support were filled to capacity.

No One Left Behind: Driving Performance within a Deskless Workforce

Axonify

Yet, historically, they have been the most difficult to reach when it comes to training. However, before using this technology, providing effective training for this group requires “a fundamental mindset shift”. Ensure they are all getting what they need to perform at their best.

Moving from Training to Performance Support

Ontuitive

How to Use LMS to Improve Employees Performance

WalkMe Training Station

Often, the cheapest and most productive way to reskill employees and to improve their performance is by investing in Learning Management Systems (LMS). It means that LMS represents a framework within which you can manage the whole process of corporate training. Employee Training

Maximize Workforce Performance with an LMS

TOPYX LMS

Employee training? But, what is often overlooked is the idea that an LMS, or an eLearning system, can also increase an employee’s work performance. A workforce’s overall performance has everything to do with the success, or lack thereof, of a company.

Performance support “hearts” training and vice versa

Allison Rossett

In September I attended the eLearning Guild’s new conference, Performance Support Symposium. Ontuitive’s Bob Mosher kicked it off with a mighty bang, offering the jaw-dropping suggestion that we cast off training in favor of performance support. Like Bob, I am hooked on performance support. More recently, I wrote another, this one called Handbook for Job Aids and Performance Support. This thing I have with performance support (PS) is a long-term relationship.

10 Tips to Train the Brain for High Performance

Training Industry

In 2008, a ground-breaking University of Michigan study, “Improving Fluid Intelligence with Training on Working Memory,” proved that training could improve a person’s intelligence. This study threw light on the subject of brain training to increase mental ability. This increased intelligence would help employers to increase their employee’s performance. Here are some ways to train your employees’ brains. Giving the brain a break can improve performance.