Can you change your personality? The answer is complicated — but it has profound implications for leadership development initiatives and the organizational results they produce.
Tag: leadership development
For the past five years, Russell Reynolds Associates and Hogan have worked together to produce a multitude of innovative solutions designed to drive C-suite performance, both at the individual and team levels.
The personality of your CEO might be impacting your company’s bottom line. Find out how.
This is an insightful story about how the power of multiple datapoints come together in a lesson of complementary work styles. Be sure to tune in to our collaborative webinar on this topic on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, beginning at 12:00 p.m. ET.
The values that drive our decisions are the most intimate part of personality. When we speak of values, we do not refer to universal moral principles, such as integrity, respect, or solidarity, but more specific qualities that are shaped by culture, upbringing, and more.
Derailers are important because they are the habitual behavioral patterns that can get in our way. Typically operating below the level of conscious awareness, these behaviors are often easy to ignore. But when overused, they hinder performance. Coaching people to learn to work with derailers and manage stress can be a gateway into new understanding… Read more »
Some personality traits can pose risks to companies’ success. These traits, which Hogan calls derailers, tend to arise when people are stressed, fatigued, or bored (that is, when we do not exercise self-control). These are the most challenging elements of personality to work with, and they are the most damaging to our careers. Because crises… Read more »
The new realities shaped by the disruptive and complex moment we are experiencing are completely different for each organization. This situation is forcing some companies to completely reinvent themselves, while others are unable to operate as needed. Others (the least common group, especially in Colombia) are seeing turnover grow at unexpected levels. The personality characteristics… Read more »
Despite the thousands of print and internet resources available on the subject of effective leadership, it remains elusive. The number of leaders who fail is consistently estimated to be greater than 50%. The impact that ineffective leaders have on their teams and entire organizations can be devastating from both a human and financial perspective. It’s… Read more »
According to the World Economic Forum 2022 Skills Outlook report, the growing workforce skills that will be imperative to businesses in the coming years include a more holistic approach to leadership incorporating complex, analytical, innovative, and creative thinking in combination with social influences and emotional intelligence. Lessening in demand will be traditional/transactional and isolated skills… Read more »