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About Leslie Allan

Author photoLeslie Allan is Managing Director of Business Performance Pty Ltd; a management consulting firm specializing in people and process capability. He has been assisting organizations for over 20 years, contributing in various roles as project manager, consultant and trainer for organizations large and small. He is also the author of five books on training and change management and is the editor of a practical guide on managing projects. Leslie is a member of the Australian Institute of Management, the Graduate Management Association of Australia and the Quality Society of Australasia. He also serves as a member of the Divisional Council of the Australian Institute of Training and Development and won the Council Member of the Year accolade at the 2012 AITD National Training Excellence Awards. View Leslie's Google Profile.

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Join Project Master Beta Testing Program

Submitted by Leslie Allan on June 18th, 2013

We are now releasing the Beta version of our popular project management tool, Project Master. Join the Beta testing program to be the first to try out all of the new scheduling, budget management and reporting features.

Posted in Products | Comments (4)

Managing Time and Your High Impact Tasks

Submitted by Leslie Allan on March 26th, 2013

Many of us get distracted and find at the end of the day we have accomplished little of real value. Here are Leslie Allan’s six habits for managing your time and yourself more effectively.

Posted in Performance | Comments (2)

Kirkpatrick’s Levels and Bloom’s Taxonomy

Submitted by Leslie Allan on March 1st, 2013

Are you confused about how to accommodate Kirkpatrick’s Level 2 (Learning) and Level 3 (Behavior) in your training objectives? And what about Bloom’s taxonomy? Leslie Allan sheds light on how to make best use of Kirkpatrick and Bloom during your training design phase.

Posted in Training | Comments (0)

When Profit and Shareholder Value Are the Mission

Submitted by Leslie Allan on February 19th, 2013

When we examine the causes of the global financial meltdown and corporate collapses, it raises the question of whether profit and shareholder value should be the primary focus for each company. What would happen if mission played a more central role in strategic decision-making?

Posted in Change, Performance | Comments (0)

Essence of Appreciative Inquiry Training Workshops

Submitted by Leslie Allan on February 9th, 2013

Respected AI practitioners, Sue James and Chris Bennett, are conducting their Essence of Appreciative Inquiry Workshops in Australia. Judging by the previous workshops, these will be equally informative and practical.

Posted in Change, Training | Comments (0)

Leadership for the 21st Century

Submitted by Leslie Allan on November 2nd, 2012

Leslie Allan’s latest series of articles examines Skillsoft’s recent leadership study to uncover what it means for today’s organizations. He reviews what leadership characteristics and techniques are required by modern leaders.

Posted in Research, Talent | Comments (2)

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