Harmony or Hurdle: Sharing the World with an Amiable Style

Let’s dive into the world of the Amiable Style, one of the four Styles of TRACOM’s SOCIAL STYLE Model, where harmony reigns supreme, and their presence feels like a warm hug. The Amiable Style are lovely folks who bring a sense of warmth and cooperation to any team they’re part of. So let’s explore the advantages and disadvantages of working with—or being—an Amiable Style professional, with a twist of fun and humor to keep it light.

Upcoming Webinar: The Problem with People-People

Now, before you send me a message in defense of people-people, I need to let you know that I too am a people-person. This is Jason Kiesau with TRACOM Group and I’ll be your facilitator for this webinar. People-people are my people and though we bring a lot of great qualities to the workplace, we have some opportunities for growth that we need to talk about. The purpose of this webinar is to support people-people in maximizing their strengths and learn about weaknesses that could be slowing them down or sabotaging their relationships and success. This is also for task-oriented folks to help them better understand how to work and communicate with the people-people around them to maximize results.

Can SOCIAL STYLE® Change?

One of the most common questions we get is whether SOCIAL STYLE can change over time. As a person grows older, gains more experience, and matures, can their Style evolve? The short answer is “yes” this can happen, and new research sheds light on this.

OnDemand Webinar: What’s Next After SOCIAL STYLE® Training? Building Adaptability!

TRACOM is best-known for our SOCIAL STYLE communications programs. And millions of people have benefitted from understanding SOCIAL STYLE and Versaility.  So what else can you do to improve your Social Intelligence and your productivity. The next natural progression for you might be learning TRACOM’s Adaptive Mindset for Resilience. It’s designed to help people become more adaptable to the fast pace and constant change that’s causing us all this unnecessary stress.

Irregular Work Schedules Can Lead To Health Problems

A CNN article by Kristen Rogers discusses the long-term health implications of irregular work schedules, specifically drawing attention to their association with adverse health outcomes later in life. Conducting a study utilizing a life-course approach, researchers found that deviations from stable daytime work hours were linked to various health issues, including lower sleep quality, diminished physical and mental functions, and an increased likelihood of reporting poor health and depressive symptoms at age 50. Such effects were particularly pronounced among individuals with volatile work patterns, highlighting the significant impact of irregular schedules on overall well-being.

Being Active While Working

More employees are returning to their corporate offices either full-time or part-time.  While that may create more opportunities for interpersonal interactions, it can also mean more sitting at a desk for extended periods of time.  A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA), explored the impact of active office workstations such as standing, walking or stepping desks.  The study found that such active workstations can generate health benefits without lowering the work performance. 

TRACOM Selected for 2024 Leadership Training Companies Watch List

TRACOM is pleased to be selected for the 2024 Leadership Training Companies Watch List by Training Industry. This list spotlights the work and effort of emerging providers that stand out for their thorough analysis of capabilities, experience and expertise of leadership development in the training industry. We couldn’t be more proud to be recognized, for… Read More

Five Organizational Must Haves For Leadership Success and How TRACOM Group Can Help

Great leaders are masters of meeting needs. They balance results driven organizational needs with the needs of their people. They maintain security and stability while being disruptive and innovative. They show people the way while also helping them get there. Though leadership can feel like an unforgiving and always- changing pursuit, there are five things organizations must commit to that will support their leaders’ and team members’ success.