Author: Hogan Assessments

Humility: The Cure for a Know-It-All

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No one likes a know-it-all. They’ve annoyed us all by talking down to us about anything and everything, even when it’s obvious they know far less than they believe. But know-it-alls don’t just ruin watercooler gatherings and dinner parties. When they rise to positions of power, they can wear away at productivity and trigger costly… Read more »

VIDEO: Big Data Is Nothing New to Hogan

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The trend toward Big Data shows no signs of slowing down, as businesses, organizations, and governments continue incorporating new technology in the race to collect an almost unfathomable amount of information. But a more critical problem remains – what do you do with all that data? How can you find something useful within? In this… Read more »

It’s Time to Stop Vilifying Ambition

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The concept of ambition has a bad reputation in popular culture. The textbook definition – a strong desire to achieve something, typically through determination and hard work – seems innocuous, but the word is often associated with destructive consequences. Napoleon, Stalin, and Hitler were ambitious, and that cost the world millions of lives. On a… Read more »

Awair Hosts Italian Hogan Certified Community in Milan

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Awair, an authorized Hogan distributor in Italy, Spain, and France, hosted an event on November 14 in Milan attended by nearly 50 members of the Italian community of Hogan Certified talent management experts. The lively session allowed participants to network, expand their knowledge of Hogan competencies, and to share experiences.  Over the years, the community… Read more »

Nicole Neubauer, metaBeratung Featured at Rethink! HR Tech Europe

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Nicole Neubauer, CEO of metaBeratung, an official Hogan distributor in Europe, was recently featured at Rethink! HR Tech Europe in Berlin along with members of her team. Neubauer presented on the importance of valid assessments during the conference. The event, attended by more than 150 CHROs and HR decision-makers from renowned European companies such as… Read more »

RELEVANT Management Consulting and ICF Germany Present Inaugural Prism Award to CMS Law Tax

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RELEVANT Management Consulting, an official Hogan distributor in Germany, and the German chapter of the International Coach Federation presented the inaugural German Prism Award to CMS Law Tax, an international law firm with 74 offices worldwide. The award, modeled after the ICF’s International Prism Award, is given to organizations with programs that make a difference… Read more »

VIDEO: Four Questions with Bob Hogan

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Most of you probably know Hogan Assessments was founded by Bob Hogan, and he’s been our guiding force to this day. But how well do you really know him? Did you know his original background was in physics and engineering? Or that his interest in leadership came from leading a janitorial crew for properties owned… Read more »

What’s Holding the Team Back from High Performance?

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*This is a guest blog post authored by Melvyn Payne, Commercial Director at Advanced People Strategies. I am privileged to work on a regular basis with leadership teams from a wide variety of backgrounds – both public and private sector. The big question that is usually being considered is “how do we become a high… Read more »