Do We Rate Those Who Share Our SOCIAL STYLE Better Than Those Who Do Not?

A new Huffpost article titled, “Finally, Some Unflattering Research About Introverts” looks at information revealing introverts’ biases when evaluating their peers. According to two different studies, research tells us that introverted people are more likely to give low evaluations of job performance to their extroverted counterparts. They also are less likely to recognize extroverted co-workers for… Read More

What our Olympic Athletes can teach us about Resilience

Many elite athletes allude to the importance of Resilience in their achievements, noting the path to success is rarely straight forward and simple. Think about Lindsey Vonn — one of the best female skiers ever. However, Vonn won only three Olympic medals — one gold and two bronze — in 14 events during four Winter… Read More

Simple Approaches to Develop Resiliency – Part 1: Mindfulness

By: Nancy Evans Resiliency does not come to people as naturally as it seems – all people have challenges with being Resilient – from the small nagging voice of doubt in our head to overcoming life or career altering events; all people are prone to biases that challenge us to thrive under stress and despite… Read More

OnDemand Webinar: Resilience is a Foundational Skill

How do we manage our emotions and behaviors when we experience the obstacles and challenges thrust upon us by society and business?  Organizations inlcuding CoBank have found that Resilience skills training helps employees deal with change, improves leadership and drives engagement. Learn from this conversation between CoBank Director of Learning & Development, Steve Franklin and TRACOM… Read More

CLO Magazine: Changing How People Feel About Change

A new article from Chief Learning Officer discusses the challenging job that HR executives have in achieving organizational change.  Senior leaders want change and they want it fast.  But employees fear, resist and even undermine change efforts. Author Dr. Casey Mulqueen explains that it’s not actually change that people hate. It’s the way they respond to… Read More

Building Resilience to Enable Positive Change

An IBM survey of nearly 1,400 individuals responsible for designing, creating or implementing change found that only 20% of respondents are considered successful in managing change, 87% said not enough focus is placed on managing change in critical projects, and only 40% of respondents felt they had the right skills to successfully manage change, despite… Read More

Agility Research Roundup

Multiple Studies Look at the Need for and Impact of Organizational Agility In February 2018, TRACOM released the findings from a new study of Organizational Agility.  This study included interviews with senior human resources and Learning & Development executives who identified a significant Agility Gap facing organizations.  It found that organizational leaders – both c-suite… Read More