Tag: self awareness

How to Boost Your (and Others’) Emotional Intelligence

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Among the various core ingredients of talent and career success, few personal qualities have received more attention in the past decade than emotional intelligence (EQ), the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions. Importantly, unlike most of the competencies that make it into the HR zeitgeist of buzzwords, EQ is no fad…. Read more »

Self-Awareness in the Age of Individualism

Academics and businesspeople agree that self-awareness is a key aspect of improving performance. Studies show that without it, people tend to be closed-off to feedback, difficult to coach, overestimate capabilities, and ultimately struggle to build and maintain high performing teams. Conversely, awareness of one’s own behavioral tendencies facilitates leadership effectiveness. As it’s generally understood that self-awareness is essential… Read more »

Rethinking Self-Awareness: Freud versus Socrates

Most people who are interested in helping others to improve their careers would agree that individual differences in self-awareness impact career outcomes. This talk builds on that agreement by analyzing three topics: (1) How to define self-awareness? (2) Does self-awareness matter? And (3) How to increase self-awareness?

Drinks with Hogan: How Can Hogan Help My Organization?

Christopher Duffy, Global Solutions Partner, answers this question in today’s Drinks with Hogan by discussing Hogan’s proprietary personality assessments, understanding and use of strategic self-awareness, the return on investment, and harnessing personality characteristics to achieve success for the individual and the organization.

Charismatic leaders bad for business, says psychologist

For the past two decades, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic has researched and written about charisma and confidence in all types of leaders from business to politics and the creative industries. There are four general qualities that make for more effective leadership:

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 »

Reflect by GMAC

Hogan and the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) partnered to launch Reflect by GMAC, the first self-directed, personality-based development tool designed to bring the power of self-awareness to B-school students.

Hot HR Issues of 2012

Over the past 12 months, Hogan has discussed a number of hot topics in the talent management arena. We’ve introduced you to an interesting, entertaining, and derailing cast of characters with howdoyouderail.com, and we’ve provided insight about engagement, team building, and organizational culture with our series on The Rocket Model. After reviewing the blog entries… Read more »

Chasing Shadows to the C Suite

At the recent Conference Board in Chicago, a number of talent management professionals and consulting experts gave presentations on next-generation leadership. These discussions included a variety of topics, from recruiting generation Y and Millennial employees to social networking and overcoming the talent management gap as Baby Boomers retire. The common thread in these topics there… Read more »