Tag Archive for SIMmersion PeopleSIM: Coaching and Performance Counseling

Sometimes Training Isn’t the Answer (Part 2)

You’ll recall that in my last post I shared the thought process that we go through when helping clients to determine the root cause of their challenge and therefore the most impactful solution. In this scenario, our pharmaceutical client needed to jumpstart the use of a new product planning process that they had recently updated…

Can an eSimulation be Better than a Live Action Role-Play?

You May Be Surprised Introducing PeopleSIM This immersive eSimulation challenges experienced and high potential leaders to apply coaching concepts in realistic settings while receiving immediate and continuous feedback. How can an eSimulationcome this close to delivering real coaching? A voice-activated human interface delivers real-time interactions Combines emotional-state rules & probabilities The character’s mood will change…

Performance Management is Broken

Fully 70 percent of survey respondents referenced in a paper published March 4, 2014 by Deloitte University Press stated that they are either “currently evaluating” or have recently “reviewed and updated” their performance management systems. The authors note, “today’s widespread ranking- & ratings-based performance management is damaging employee engagement, alienating high performers, and costing managers…

Sometimes the Barrier to New Skills is the Cost of the Tools.

That’s one reason why I’m a terrible snow skier. (Or maybe it’s just an excuse.) When I evaluate the cost of the travel for my family of four, plus the lift tickets and everything else, the price for mastery is prohibitive. My motivation to increase my family’s capability in skiing is not sufficiently strong enough…