Archive for Performance

Gamification Challenges and Solutions at ATD Golden Gate, Tuesday, 21 Feb

Join us Tuesday evening, 21 Feb, 5:30p, to learn tips and techniques for building better learning games. Joe Halpin and Terry Teplitz of Peregrine Performance Group discuss gamification challenges and solutions, and share recent examples of their work at this month’s ATD Golden Gate (North Bay) gathering of L&D professionals. Mark your calendar today and […]

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Great Turn-out, Valuable Insights at ATD Job-Aids Workshop

SANTA ROSA, CA – We had a fantastic turnout last night at the Golden Gate (North Bay) ATD meeting. Peregrine Performance Group facilitated the meeting. Our focus was How to Recognize and Create Damn Good Job Aids. We discussed the characteristics of a “damn good” job aid, some differences between “good” and “bad” (exemplary and sub-par) job […]

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Posted in: Advice, Analysis, Consulting, Development, Job Aids, Learning Organizations, Performance, Performance Support, Tools, Training

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What fosters innovation? A respectful clash of ideas.

“Some of the best discussions are passionate but respectful, so that you leave a meeting without feeling like you’ve lost something, even though your point of view may not have been the one that was adopted. That is what fosters innovation in a company — a clash of ideas, but a respectful clash.”






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Posted in: Advice, Development, Feedback, Learning Organizations, Manager Tips, Performance

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Manage for Peak Performance Series

Being a manager – a business leader – can be rewarding, but sometimes it’s not easy to get your team to consistently perform at the level you need and expect. At Peregrine, we may not have the solutions to all the performance issues managers face, but having been in the business of workforce performance improvement […]

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Kudos from Clients — This Week at PPG

Some nice kudos in this week, including these from SAP and GoDaddy: “Peregrine does amazing instructional design work! I expect to see significant increases in employee engagement…. I highly recommend them!” —Barbara Jamelli-Sefchik (Global Head, Career Development, SAP) “I hired PPG to help us develop customer and instructor training materials…. We rolled out training based on […]

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Two Timeless Principles for Managing Time and Tasks

Many moons ago I taught time management courses for Franklin Covey—actually it was a wonderful little company that was bought by Franklin Covey, but no one’s heard of it, so I just say Franklin Covey. Anyway, there are a few productivity principles from that course that have stuck with me over the years. They’re like […]

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Posted in: Consulting, Learning Organizations, Manager Tips, Performance, Project Management

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Wrapping-up Onboarding Needs Analysis Report for SAP — This Week at PPG

Wrapping-up Onboarding Needs Analysis Report for SAP — This Week at PPG

This week at Peregrine, we’re putting the final touches on a report for SAP that summarizes the results of close to 100 interviews with SAP new hires, managers and onboarding program stakeholders. The interviews focused on capturing the current state of SAP’s generic onboarding program and making recommendations for improvements. One of the most valuable […]

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Posted in: Analysis, Consulting, Design, Evaluation, Innovation, Learning Organizations, Manager Tips, Performance, Performance Support, Research, Uncategorized

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Systems Thinking and The Five Whys

Systems Thinking and The Five Whys

A Favorite Resource: The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook Last week I was speaking with one of our new consultants about the importance of systems thinking, especially when solving problems, and I was reminded of one of my favorite resources, The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook (1994, Senge, Kleiner, Ross, et al.), and a customer story. I love the […]

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Posted in: Consulting, Creativity, Evaluation, Innovation, Learning Organizations, Manager Tips, Performance, Systems Thinking, Tools

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Peregrine Performance Group Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

For immediate release. Peregrine Performance Group Celebrates One-Year Anniversary The North Bay’s premier workforce performance improvement company celebrates one year of enabling success. SANTA ROSA, CA – 2 Oct 2013 – Peregrine Performance Group, the North Bay’s premier training and performance improvement consulting firm, celebrated its one year anniversary this fall. Peregrine helps North Bay businesses […]

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