HCI Research: Executive Presence, Desired but Ill-Defined

HCI Research: Executive Presence, Desired but Ill-Defined To develop a clearer perspective on executive presence, Human Capital Institute asked HR professionals to define executive presence and indicate what knowledge, skills, abilities, and characteristics are important for its meaning. Their study found that executive presence is the combination of three key factors: interpersonal aptitude, professional affect,… Read More

Whitepaper: Employee Engagement, The Honeymoon Is Over

Employee Engagement, The Honeymoon Is Over Many organizations are struggling to adjust to the changing competitive landscape and technological disruptions. And their people are struggling too. HR leaders and C-level executives all say that engagement is both important and directly related to performance. And organizations are investing in programs to support employees and try to… Read More

Research: Understanding Leaders Adaptability and Versatility

Research: Understanding Leaders Adaptability and Versatility   Two models that are often used in conjunction are Situational Leadership® and SOCIAL STYLE®. While these models target distinct areas of leader performance, a question that has never been addressed is whether there are any unknown benefits when the two programs are combined. Can leaders gain insights from both models, when used together, that could improve their effectiveness?   To answer this… Read More

Social Intelligence Overview: TRACOM Group

TRACOM® Group – The Social Intelligence Company – is a workplace performance company and a leading provider of essential soft skills training solutions. Through our comprehensive learning programs, TRACOM has helped millions of people around the world to uncover hidden barriers and identify strategies that enable more positive outcomes and professional success.

Whitepaper: Cognitive Biases and the Story of Social Intelligence

Cognitive Biases and the Story of Social Intelligence All people are affected by cognitive biases that distort how we Think, Act and React to the world around us. This happens because our brains are lazy—we look for quick interpretations of events and easy solutions to problems. We develop habits so we don’t have to expend… Read More