Performance Matters Blog

  • January 21, 2022

Failure can become our most powerful path to learning if we’re willing to choose courage over comfort. —Brené Brown Organizations...

  • January 14, 2022

Back in the day, eLearning started as a way to get information out to a large audience, and it proved...

  • January 11, 2022

Learning and Development (L&D) professionals can sometimes find themselves in situations where their solutions fall short of the desired learner...

  • January 7, 2022

Resolutions for Personal and Professional Achievement Full disclosure: A version of this blog appeared nearly a decade ago. Its principles...

  • December 30, 2021

Leadership & Learning Strategies for Workforce Transformation 2021 has taught us the importance of being flexible. Our traditional assumptions about...

  • December 2, 2021

Virtual instructor-led training (VILT) became the go-to format as many organizations were faced with making decisions on how to move...

  • November 19, 2021

In the past eighteen months, most of us have seen big changes in the way we work. It began through...

  • November 12, 2021

Congratulations. You’re hiring. Perhaps your business is experiencing a growth spurt requiring a high volume of new hires and newly...

  • October 27, 2021

I have a confession to make: I once had a mentor that I didn’t like all the time. She could...

  • August 27, 2021

A hybrid working model has the potential to empower workforces, but they also have the potential to create deep tension between stakeholders when it comes…

  • July 27, 2021

Has it been a while since your last employee engagement survey? Are you ready to re-engage but don’t know where to start? Here are six…

  • July 6, 2021

Influencers are not for social media alone. We can identify influencers throughout our organizations and engage them to help us drive intentional change and further…

  • June 22, 2021

Read Leah's experience of becoming and being an ally when a good friend of hers came out, and how leaders can create an environment of…

  • June 4, 2021

I was born in Oklahoma. My parents and my sister were also born there. Most of my relatives still live...

  • May 20, 2021

The challenge―you want to move to a digital learning approach for leadership development, but you are concerned about keeping human connection alive. You need something…

  • March 30, 2021

Women’s history month comes to a close at what feels like a turning point for women in the workforce and in leadership. It’s a confusing…

  • March 29, 2021

Amid all the loss we experienced in 2020, we have reasons to remain hopeful. The incredible advances in science, greater sense of community and the…

  • February 17, 2021

Creating a culture of career growth improves the odds that your workforce will be willing, ready, and able to move into the roles that you…

  • February 3, 2021

February 1 marks the beginning of Black History Month, which brings back memories of being in high school February 1986 and getting kicked out of…

  • January 13, 2021

If you manage employees, you need to talk to them. That's a no brainer, right? Yet manager-employee conversations are more of a myth than a…