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Focus: The Secret of Success

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Barbara Giamanco

Isnt it amazing how masterful we can be at denial, procrastination, and avoidance, constantly making excuses for why we arent accomplishing the goals we say we want? A lot of energy gets wasted in this department. Usually there is far more talking and not enough doing. ... More »

Elements of a Successful Mentoring Program

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Heidi Kromrei

Mentoring programs can be an important part of the human performance technologists toolkit. The history of mentoring may have its beginnings in Greek mythology when Telemachus left his son in the care of a wise man named Mentor. Defining what mentoring is, and what it i... More »

Career Contentment: Pathway to Performance Improvement

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Jeff Garton

A factor important to performance improvement is job satisfaction, but satisfaction occurs occasionally and cant be sustained. Despite the challenges, its still possible to enhance an employees effectiveness to perform and resilience to endure by teaching them how to re... More »

Using Action Plans to Support Learning Transfer and Measure Performance Results

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Holly Burkett

If you're a training professional seeking to show the contribution of learning and development to the business, the action-planning process is a proven transfer and measurement strategy to add to your toolkit. A call center implements an intensive customer service train... More »

“He Is Working; I Am Imprisoned at Home!” A Cautionary Tale About International Transfers

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Oscar J. Franco

Jorge worked in South America as a top executive in one of the branches of an international organization. When his company decided to downsize personnel, Jorge was offered a transfer to the companys headquarters in the United States. Jorge and his family headed to North... More »