Author: Hogan Assessments

The Values Impact

  What do Ron Johnson, Robert Nardelli, and Jack Griffin all have in common? All are smart, talented individuals who were hired to repair struggling companies and failed. Each shared a common thread: their ability to lead was undermined by a misalignment of values.

How Important is Reputation?

  The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology posed this question using standard game theory – strategic decision making – in a recent social experiment. In the experiment, two people interact, each with the option of competing or cooperating. If both cooperate, both win; if one competes while the other cooperates, the selfish person wins… Read more »

Do You Know the Real You?

  For most people, there is a vast disparity between identity (how you see yourself) and reputation (how others see you). This disparity causes them to overestimate their strengths, ignore feedback, deny their shortcomings, and, ultimately, damage their reputations.

Hogan Represents at TED@NYC

Ideas worth spreading. TED’s tagline has been sending thrill-chills down the spines of knowledge-hungry dilettantes and the curious erudite alike. TED, one of the most well-established non-profit organizations that pedestals the pursuit of knowledge, showcases some of the greatest minds in the Technology, Entertainment, and Design sectors. In one short, neatly packaged talk, presenters share… Read more »

Don’t Cancel Your Own Show

I watch too much TV.  From my morning dose of sports and news to my evening schedule of news and comedy, the part of my day not spent at work is often spent in a familiar bluish glow. My wife has her dramas, I have my comedies, and with three kids we also have to… Read more »

Hogan U Wrap-Up

Earlier this month, Hogan’s Global Alliances team was proud to host nearly two dozen individuals from around the world for the first edition of Hogan University, later coined Hogan U. Held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where the Hogan headquarters reside, the event featured three days of presentations, training sessions, and interactions with the Tulsa staff. As… Read more »

Pro-tip: The answer is always good leadership.

  Did you know that trust in one’s superior predicts the entire range of desirable organizational outcomes: productivity, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment? Good leaders can build trust by embodying four essential qualities: integrity, judgment, competence, and vision.