A Cultural Outlook on Behaviors between Asia and North America

Two connecting flights and 29 hours later, I had finally stepped foot in Bangkok, Thailand. While it was my first time in Asia, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. Prior, I had done a significant amount of research on everything from what to pack, the weather forecast, must see places all the way...

Important Distinctions Between EQ and IQ

EQ and IQ are terms that are often confused and mistakenly used with each other. However, there are some very important distinctions between EQ and IQ. IQ is known as “Intelligence Quotient” and it’s a measure of a person’s relative intelligence. Emotional Quotient, also known as EQ, is the ability...

9 ways to stop a bad hire from infecting good talent

There are times when we hire someone who looked great on paper, sounded great in their interview but they turn out to be a bad hire. What's even worse is if they turn out to be a bee in our organizational bonnet.

5 Things You Need to do to be Successful at Just About Anything

Like the elusive fountain of youth, people are constantly looking for the magic recipe or the secret sauce to become successful. While there are far more successful people in the world than I am, I would like to share some things that have worked for me over the years.

10 situations to avoid if you have low self-regulation

Self-regulation is a component of emotional intelligence and it speaks to one’s ability to manage emotions in a social setting. Someone with high emotional intelligence, specifically the art of self-regulation, is likely to succeed under pressure, to not be swayed when things don’t go their way and...

The 5 most viewed TTI Success Insights blogs this winter

As a leading voice in the talent management industry, TTI Success Insights shares information through our weekly blog on topics ranging from behaviors, motivators, talent management solutions, emotional intelligence and so much more.  These five blogs were the five most popular over the past three...

Genius Alert: 3 Common Mistakes When Interpreting Correlation

Over the years there have been many urban legends created surrounding the idea of correlation. Yet so many clearly have no logical connection when it comes to causation. One of the attributes that makes TTI Success Insights leaders in the field of assessment solutions is the countless hours our...

How to Make Communication More Effective: A Video Recap

  Implementing effective communication strategies can provide great benefit in your professional and personal life. We put together this clip to highlight 5 tips based on one of our top viewed blogs. We would love to hear from you about what other strategies or tips you use to make communication...

3 Steps to Eliminate the “what-if” Loop and Make Decisions Faster

We all know someone, maybe even ourselves, who finds reasons not to move forward with a task or project. This happens even when the project is something we ultimately want to accomplish. We paralyze ourselves with questions that usually start with the words “what if.” What if this happens? What if...

Why Communication is the Key to All Successful Business Interaction

Communication is the key to all successful business interaction. And, it’s not always everyone’s strong suit. Sometimes a leader may identify their communication shortfalls while other times they may not even be aware these shortfalls exist. Identifying, then improving communication can improve the...