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Hogan to Discuss Leadership Development in Dublin

Hogan’s Ryan Ross and Blaine Gaddis along with Cicek Svensson of Comms Multilingual will discuss the challenges of global leadership development and why “One Size Doesn’t Have to Fit All” at the E-ATP Conference in Dublin, Ireland on September 23.

How To Grow Employee Engagement Using Personality

Hogan and Sirota Asia Pacific teamed up in a panel discussion for an exclusive look at how leadership is killing employee engagement in Singapore on July 30. Speakers included Lewis Garrad, managing director of Sirota Asia Pacific; Ho Wan Leng, CEO & chief consulting officer of Optimal Consulting; and Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D., CEO of Hogan Assessment Systems. Human Resources Online covered… Read more »

Decoding Coachability: The Science of Personality and Change

Last week Hogan CEO Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic conducted an International Coach Federation webinar on “Decoding Coachability.” The pre-event session was facilitated as a precursor to the ICF Advance 2015 Science of Coaching conference, which will be held in London on September 17-19.

You Might Not Be As Talented As You Think

From scouting promising athletes to debating over the best way to help gifted children reach their full potential, society’s focus on talent is ubiquitous. Identifying talent is beneficial to developing a person’s skills, and in organizations, it’s essential in matching employees to the right jobs. Effectively recognizing and nurturing talent allows businesses to develop leaders… Read more »

Talent Vs. Motivation

“Talent is performance minus effort,” writes Hogan CEO Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic; meaning that when two people are putting equal effort into getting something done, the more talented person will generally do better. Conversely, when two people are equally talented, the one with more motivation usually has the better outcome. So what does that mean in… Read more »

Embrace the Negative

Anyone on the receiving end of negative feedback knows that it’s a blow to the ego. Although most of us say we want honest critique, what we really hope is for a “job well done” and a pat on the back. Unfortunately, constant positivity can distort your perception of your talents and, ultimately, derail your… Read more »

Are Competencies Still Alive?

It has been more than 40 years since psychologist David McClelland contended that a person’s past performance, rather than IQ, is a better predictor of future occupational success. This idea prompted HR professionals to focus on creating competency-based job descriptions that helped identify the best candidates. Although McClelland’s insights helped revolutionize the HR industry, they… Read more »