Performance Matters Blog
- June 16, 2021
Addressing the Technology Skills Gap in Aerospace and Defense
Though the next generation of aerospace & defense workers have grown up with modern technology, how can they gain knowledge that can only be acquired…
- June 11, 2021
The Changing Role of the Automotive Salesperson
How is the sales role changing in the automotive industry, and what implications does that have for recruitment, reward, and retention?
- May 20, 2021
BLEND it: Digital Leadership Learning with Human Connection
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…
- May 11, 2021
Rebuilding, Reskilling, and Reenergizing the Commercial Airline Workforce
As travel picks up again, airlines are going to need to staff up. But how will the knowledge and skills that dropped out of the…
- March 11, 2021
The Impact of vILT and Virtual Learning on the Financial Sector
The financial sector is at the convergence of multiple disruptions, all of which are changing the face of learning in the industry.
- October 13, 2019
Train Your Brain (and Avoid Brain Drain)!
As a learning practitioner, I often think about what I do in my life outside of work to learn new...
- September 12, 2019
Bridging the Gap Between Vendor and Partner Relationships
According to Training Magazine, in 2018 companies spent an average of 14% of their budgets on training outsourcing—twice what they...
- August 29, 2019
Shaking the Vending Machine: Becoming a Trusted Advisor
Once upon a time, I was sure I’d grow up to work in a vending machine. (That’s right; I thought...
- August 15, 2019
Focusing on the Learner Experience, Not Courses
L&D professionals are often still order-takers. Employees don’t know how to do something, so organizations use training as a Band-Aid...
- August 6, 2019
Survey Says… Training Needs Human Connection and Interaction
In early 2019, we conducted a survey to discover the learning preferences of professionals. While we learned a lot about...
- August 5, 2019
Even Socrates went to the Marketplace: Soft Skills for ISDs and Other Thinkers
Like many intellectuals and creatives, we ISDs tend to be a bunch of beautiful eccentrics. That’s a great thing: our...
- July 25, 2019
Designing Technical Training With Precision
As the workforce continues to change, age, and retire, with new employees taking the place of long-serving technical workers, training...
- July 23, 2019
Bridging the Skills Trade Gap: Ways to Ensure Future Success
The most pressing issue facing North American manufacturing is the lack of qualified technical labor. According to the U.S. Census...
- July 18, 2019
Navigating the Challenges of Learning Innovation
It’s no surprise that innovation is a hot topic in the learning space. With new technologies, methodologies, platforms, processes, and...
- February 12, 2019
Can You Train Someone to Be More Engaged?
Spoiler alert: Not really. Engagement is an individualized equation, reflecting an employee’s personal relationship with work. There will never be...
- December 13, 2018
Blended Learning vs eLearning and Face-To-Face Training
A study from Towards Maturity, Beyond Blending: Improving the Impact of Formal Learning through Technology, suggests that the most successful...
- June 5, 2018
Don’t Assume Younger Learners Prefer to Learn Differently
“I know what I know.” The older and wiser we become, the more we stick with what we know and...
- May 31, 2018
Learning and Collaboration Technology Conundrum – The struggle is real!
This week, six new interns started at GP Strategies. We are thrilled to have them here for the summer, working...