President and Founder
Paul H. Elliott is the President of Exemplary Performance, LLC based in Annapolis, Maryland. Dr. Elliott’s expertise is in the analysis of human performance, the design of interventions that optimize human performance in support of business goals, and strategies for transitioning from training to performance models. Dr. Elliott assists organizations in performance analysis, instructional design, product and process launch support, design of advanced training systems, and the design and implementation of integrated performance interventions.
Dr. Elliott received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Illinois. He received his M.S. in Instructional Technology from Syracuse University and a B.A. in Psychology from Rutgers University. Co-author of Exemplary Performance: Driving Business Results by Benchmarking Your Star Performers. Dr. Elliott frequently presents at various national and international conferences. He delivered a keynote presentation, entitled Moving from Wants-based to Results-based Performance, at ASTD’s first Performance Summit in 2004. He has published multiple articles in journals, including one entitled “Power-Charging People’s Performance” which appeared in the December 1996 issue of Training and Development. Recent publications include a chapter on ‘Assessment’ in Moving From Training to Performance, edited by Dana Gaines Robinson & James C. Robinson (ASTD & Berrett Koehler, May 1998), ‘Job Aids’ in the Handbook of Human Performance Technology, edited by Harold Stolovitch and Erica Keeps (ISPI & Jossey-Bass, March 1999) and ‘Job Aids’ in Performance Intervention Maps, edited by Ethan S. Sanders and Sivasailam “Thiagi” Thiagarajan (ASTD and ISPI, September 2001).