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Nov 2, 2011

Volume 5 Issue 6

2019-03-04T14:57:22+00:00November 2nd, 2011|Promoting Performance Newsletter|

Promoting Performance November-December 2011 Gaining the Edge Through Expert Preparation In a much cited quote, basketball coach John Wooden observed "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail."  A recently completed study provides just a bit more insight into the preparation [...]

Sep 28, 2010

Volume 5 Issue 5

2010-09-28T08:50:31+00:00September 28th, 2010|Promoting Performance Newsletter|

Promoting Performance September-October  2010 Thinking Outside the Box According to current theories of expert performance, experts gain an advantage by acquiring through practice cognitive skills and strategies that increase the efficiency with which information specific to their domain was processed. [...]

Jul 2, 2010

Volume 5 Issue 4

2010-07-02T10:11:52+00:00July 2nd, 2010|Promoting Performance Newsletter|

Promoting Performance July-August 2010 Expert-Based Intuition A recent review of research clearly indicated that intuition has value for organizations. Intuition plays a major role in the decisions people make. Intuition is a real phenomenon and contributes to effectiveness, especially in [...]

May 2, 2010

Volume 5 Issue 3

2010-05-02T09:36:24+00:00May 2nd, 2010|Promoting Performance Newsletter|

Promoting Performance May-June 2010 Personality and Performance Two studies from the United Kingdom examined the relationship between personality traits, performance strategies, and training behaviors. Ninety-three competitive male and female gymnasts participated in the studies. The results revealed additive and interactive [...]

Mar 2, 2010

Volume 5 Issue 2

2010-03-02T09:32:08+00:00March 2nd, 2010|Promoting Performance Newsletter|

Promoting Performance March-April 2010 Know More, Innovate More The greatest innovators in a wide-range of fields—business, science, painting, music—all have at least one characteristic in common: They spent many years in intensive preparation before making any kind of creative breakthrough.  [...]

Jan 2, 2010

Volume 5 Issue 1

2010-01-02T09:27:13+00:00January 2nd, 2010|Promoting Performance Newsletter|

Promoting Performance January-February 2010 Praise doesn’t Motivate Leaders, teachers and coaches often praise to motivate. A recent study involving 464 students from 2 Universities reveals that this practice may not be working. The researchers found that the only outcome directly [...]