ISPI Performance Digest
Mar. 17, 2015

Addressing the millennial generation's need for speed
Switch & Shift
Organizations today need a kind of speed that goes beyond mere efficiency or productivity increases. They need a workforce with the ability to be truly agile and leap ahead of the competition. And at the heart of capturing this kind of speed is something that scares most managers: giving up control. Traditional management simply won't do that, and they have all sorts of justifications for clinging to control. But smart companies are learning to replace that control with something stronger: trust. More

How to manage for collective creativity
What's the secret to unlocking the creativity hidden inside your daily work and giving every great idea a chance? Harvard professor Linda Hill, co-author of "Collective Genius," has studied some of the world's most creative companies to come up with a set of tools and tactics to keep great ideas flowing — from everyone in the company, not just the designated "creatives."More

Research: We're not very self-aware, especially at work
Harvard Business Review
If you've participated in a training or development program in the past two decades, chances are you took an assessment designed to increase self-awareness. While you may have discovered your "type," "profile" or "style," it probably did little to make you a more effective leader or team member. More

How predictive analytics improve your bottom line
Big Think
Humans have long sought powers of foresight to help them make better decisions for the future. With the relatively recent development of predictive analytics, Big Think expert Eric Siegel explains that we're as close as we're ever going to get to predicting human behavior. More

3 secrets to instructional design success
eLearning Industry
Pssssst: Wanna know a secret? Or maybe three secrets? Keep reading, and you'll learn how to succeed at e-learning course development, whether you have an instructional design degree or not. More

How to create a course using a blog
If you have a blog, then you know how much work is required to continually write useful articles. It takes a great degree of dedication to run a blog properly, which is why many people avoid it altogether. But as you build up a good number of posts, you actually develop course content.More