Whitepaper: Agility and Resilience

The “need to be Agile” has become a rallying call for organizations everywhere, and for good reason. The pace of change has quickened dramatically and organizations worldwide have been disrupted by industry-altering change.

Whitepaper: The Age of Resilience

The world today can feel stressful. The news is filled with stories of divisive politics, dramatic social change, dire consequences of climate change, and helplessness in the face of global conflict and terrorism. All of these issues are a wake-up call for people and organizations to be proactive about developing Resilience.

Research: The Adaptive Organization

Business landscape is changing in a rapid and disruptive way, and change is likely to remain a constant, as businesses face new technologies, rising customer demands and emerging nontraditional competitors. In response, executives recognize the need for greater agility.

Whitepaper: Mind the Agility Gap

This whitepaper is a warning to HR and learning executives of the potentially dangerous gap between what organizations must do to achieve long-term success and the current lack of HR focus on developing agility across the organization.

Whitepaper: The Impact of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Since its first introduction, the concept of Emotional Intelligence has interested business professionals and academics alike. The objective has been to identify those abilities that account for the difference between star performers and average performers and the determine how to develop those abilities.

Whitepaper: Emotional Intelligence and DiSC®

DISC® is a common assessment tool in organizations. The instrument sheds light on employees’ behavioral preferences and provides customized strategies employees can use to improve the way they communicate and connect to others.
This paper describes this assessment as well as TRACOM’s Behavioral EQ program.

Whitepaper: Putting Emotional Intelligence to Work

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a concept focused on how effectively people work with others. Emotional Intelligence skills are unique from a person’s technical skills and cognitive abilities. Multiple studies have shown that Emotional Intelligence competencies often account for the difference between star performers and average performers, particularly in positions of leadership.

Whitepaper: SOCIAL STYLE Training for Coaching

Organizations are seeing that coaching is a valuable asset and even a necessary fixture of the modern workplace. This survey found that the coaching paradigm is moving from an as-needed basis to regular meetings, and that coaching is becoming an integral part of leadership development programs rather than a short term tool to solve conflict.

Whitepaper: Effective Management through Interpersonal Skills Training

Managers face a host of responsibilities every day, and none so important as interacting in effective and meaningful ways with both direct reports and executives. Managers attain their position due to exceptional “hard” skills, but some have stronger interpersonal (“soft”) skills than others.