Performance Matters Blog

  • May 7, 2020

It was already beginning to happen. Shoppers, though they didn’t realize there was a name for it at the time,...

  • April 21, 2020

Have you ever worried about the future of your job? Given that the unemployment rate in the US has jumped...

  • February 28, 2020

Business innovation used to be the preserve of disruptive new players in the market and organizations, such as technology or...

  • February 7, 2020

The needs of today’s learners are changing in challenging ways. On one hand, learners’ thirst for anywhere/anytime digital learning is...

  • August 15, 2019

L&D professionals are often still order-takers. Employees don’t know how to do something, so organizations use training as a Band-Aid...

  • July 18, 2019

It’s no surprise that innovation is a hot topic in the learning space. With new technologies, methodologies, platforms, processes, and...

  • June 6, 2019

A senior manager in a learning organization recently said, “The business is our most important client; they have the money.”...

  • May 23, 2019

For some time now, I’ve been talking about leadership mindsets, which I’ve defined as the mental attitude you bring to...

  • April 30, 2019

Innovation isn’t shiny – it’s about problems. When people talk to me about innovation, there is usually something shiny involved....

  • April 16, 2019

With applications ranging from organizational design to product development, a design-thinking approach lies at the root of some of the...

  • March 27, 2019

I am often asked to help organizations introduce digital learning. The reason they choose digital learning usually has to do...

  • January 4, 2019

We made it! The year 2019 is here and while each new year holds promise and a vision for what...

  • October 3, 2018

The Learning Technologies Ecosphere is a key part of the overall experience that we, as learning and development professionals, are...

  • 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...

  • June 20, 2018

“The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change” —Heraclitus In few places is this old saying more appropriate than in...

  • May 31, 2018

This week, six new interns started at GP Strategies. We are thrilled to have them here for the summer, working...

  • May 24, 2018

The excitement of virtual reality (VR) has hit learning and development organizations. VR was once considered only for companies with...

  • 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,...