Tag: leadership

Drinks with Hogan: Leadership in a Team Environment

If leadership is defined as the ability to build and maintain a high performing team, how does a leader effectively engage his or her team? Rebecca Callahan, Manager of Hogan Labs, and Amber Smittick, Corporate Solutions Consultant, discuss the tools and tactics to successful leadership in a team environment in this edition of Drinks with… Read more »

Chats from China: Cross Cultural Questions

China is home to over half a million foreigners, many of whom are here for business. Multinational corporations doing business in China, as well as Chinese companies who are going global, all face questions regarding talent within a multicultural setting.

The 4 Personality Traits Of Engaging Leaders

Most people think of leadership as a vocation, but it’s really a psychological process—namely, the process of influencing others to put aside their self-serving agendas and cooperate for the common good of a group. Companies are just bigger, more organized groups than those groups where our earliest ancestors first developed the psychological patterns we still… Read more »

What You Think Makes A Good Leader Probably Doesn’t

What does it take to be a good leader? One reason that’s such a perennial question is because it’s so hard to answer. Many of our opinions about leadership are based on subjective experiences rather than the full breadth of psychological research in the field. We may think we know what qualities we value in… Read more »

Can Asian leaders have both authority and humility?

What makes for an engaging leader, and why is the study of leadership so often misguided? These were the questions being asked at an event hosted by Sirota and Hogan Assessment Systems last week, in which these two companies – arguably the pioneers of employee engagement surveys and personality profiling – discussed what is holding… Read more »

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.

Key Leadership Tactics

We know a lot about the personality style associated with effective leadership, but we don’t know a great deal about what effective leaders actually do on a routine basis. I recently spent some time in Warsaw talking with a brilliant Polish engineer—Maciej Witucki, President and Board Chair, Orange Polska (the French telecom) and Board Chair… Read more »

Women in Leadership Series: Part I

The conversation around women in leadership is not new, yet we find the topic continues to be at the forefront of leadership discussions. Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic recently did a blog post regarding The Under-Representation of Women in Leadership which highlighted organizations inability to distinguish competence from confidence. I tend to agree with Dr. Chamorro-Premuzic around… Read more »