Performance Matters Blog

  • November 1, 2018

“The most important factor in survival is neither intelligence nor strength but adaptability.” ~ Charles Darwin Change is inevitable. Leaders...

  • October 11, 2018

I straddle the worlds of employee experience surveys, learning solutions, and performance improvement resources. No matter which “hat” I’m wearing...

  • October 2, 2018

Who doesn’t love trends? Digitization of the workplace, the Internet of Things, consumerization of the employee experience, and big data are just a few phrases…

  • September 13, 2018

I have the awesome responsibility to share and evangelize how to integrate technology into training and learning experiences, using an...

  • August 30, 2018

The connection of innovation and mindfulness might, at first glance, seem antithetical. How could the introduction of something new and...

  • August 21, 2018

The challenge of unlocking innovation from within starts, first, with rethinking a significant misunderstanding we commonly hold about what it...

  • July 21, 2018

Revealing more of ourselves and being real at work are key ingredients to great leadership. Identify trust-building behaviors and begin trying them out. They may…

  • May 29, 2018

It is imperative that managers learn the skills and develop the abilities to be effective coaches, but once they do, coaching can be done in…

  • May 10, 2018

Introversion Innovation While I am far from an expert in innovation, I can sometimes come up with a creative approach...

  • May 1, 2018

It seems wherever you turn, people are talking about innovation. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines innovation as “a new idea, method,...

  • April 15, 2018

To take your creative thinking process to the next level, expand the possibilities even more. Apply a mind-opening question to your challenge, such as what…

  • March 14, 2018

Imagine this conversation… The “Business Partner” (BP): I have this sales team. A clear differentiator between good and great sales...

  • February 15, 2018

Hint: It’s the same five things every other worker wants. No one would argue that competitive compensation, good health insurance,...