Author Archives: Tom Dupont

Food Service Industry e-Learning: Simplify, Simplify, Simplify

Speed to training is a top priority for the food service industry facing high-turnover and shifting menus, therefore the key to Food Service Industry e-Learning: Simplify, Simplify, Simplify. Keep training content lean and basic, lending itself to quick and easy updates. There’s little doubt that online training, especially with today’s mobile devices, is the fastest […]

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Knowledge Workers Create Goal/Project Mind Maps

Ethan learns about Project Mind Maps Knowledge Workers Create Goal/Project Mind Maps Do you ever notice how some people are so eager to get started on their project, they begin immediately without spending much time planning? Now I’m not talking about Project Management Professionals, but individual knowledge workers and managers who end up forgetting about […]

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Performance Management – Scheduling Tasks in Outlook Tasks

Ethan forgets to get his passport Performance Management – Scheduling Tasks in Outlook Tasks … Do you ever notice that some people have a hard time remembering tasks that are not immediately urgent, but important somewhere out in the future? Since it is not something that has to be done now, they will procrastinate, and […]

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Performance Management – Ethan Can’t Remember Performance Goals

Employees forget about goal activities Performance Management leaders assume employees will make steady daily progress toward goals, but many employees focus on urgent, not important activities. This often results in delayed or forgotten goal-related activities – until it is too late. The key is to teach employees a “system” for managing work – one that helps them […]

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Learn to Manage eMail

22,176 emails in Outlook eMail Inbox … Really? During a recent remote screen-share, I noticed my contact had 22,176 emails in his Outlook Inbox.  22,176 emails!  Here are a few tips on how to manage email. Quick disclosure, Dupont Learning started out as a time management training company, and went some 15 years teaching young […]

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Is your Employee Performance Management System swimming against the tide?

Is your Employee Performance Management System swimming against the tide? Dupont Learning has worked on several Performance Management-related e-learning projects, and having a strong background (30 years) in employee productivity training, we notice a common impediment. While the Company establishes its values/vision/mission/goals/projects, the employee’s personal work management system is often far less structured – sometimes chaotic – […]

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Now Extinct: Attention Span

Source: Now Extinct: Attention Span By Chris Amorosino You knew this was coming. Let me make it official. Today there’s no such thing as an attention span. We have virtually no time to capture most people’s interest. But don’t let this fact lead you into making marketing errors. Because of the attention span wasteland we […]

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