Tag: leadership development

The Dark Side of Leadership: 11 Reasons Leaders Fail

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Being awarded a leadership role within an organization may feel like an amazing accomplishment, but that is only half the battle. The second, and arguably most important half, lies in building and maintaining a highly effective team. However, according to a study conducted on UK workers, managers are failing miserably at this task, and are… Read more »

Defining Leadership

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There are numerous perspectives and fundamental disagreement about the true definition of leadership. The good news is, most definitions of leadership fit into two broad categories. On one hand, we can think of a person who has a supervisory or management title as being a leader. On the other hand, we can think of a… Read more »

CEO Assessment and the Performance of Portfolio Companies

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*This post was co-authored by Robert Hogan and Rob Kaiser, and was originally published by Hunt Scanlon Media. In the final analysis, business is about money and people. By definition, successful private equity firms understand finance, but on average they tend to be less sophisticated about people issues. This makes sense: deal partners and analysts… Read more »

WEBINAR: Leaders Are People, Too (*GULP*)

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*Hogan Senior Strategist, Michael Sanger, facilitated a webinar hosted by Workforce on Tuesday, September 18. This post offers you a summary of the talk and the presentation in its entirety.  Personality determines the way we lead. The way we lead determines our teams’ performance. And a successful organization is a collection of high performing teams… Read more »

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Get Hogan Certified in 2018

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With four and a half months left in the year, you still have time to get Hogan Certified in the US in 2018. Hogan’s certification and learning programs will equip you to leverage Hogan’s powerful assessment tools to solve critical business problems. Whether you want to select high performers, develop your high potentials, coach executives,… Read more »

What Goldilocks Can Teach Us About Charisma

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“This porridge is too hot!” “This porridge is too cold.” “Ahhh, this porridge is just right.” –Goldilocks At Hogan, we’ve been talking a lot about Humility lately. We’ve spent much less time talking about its antonym – Charisma. However, colleagues have used the Hogan Development Survey (HDS) to study charisma and recently published their findings… Read more »

‘Learning Agility: The Key to Leader Potential’

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The war for talent is more fierce than ever, and there is a growing belief that the people who have the highest potential are also your most agile learners. However, defining learning agility, and determining who has more of it, has remained a challenge until recently. The new book, Learning Agility: The Key to Leader… Read more »

HR’s Biggest Challenge: Succession Planning

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In the 1970s, only 8 percent of S&P 500 CEOs were recruited externally. That number grew to 22 percent in 2014. Yet, outsiders are almost 7 times more likely to be dismissed within a short tenure than homegrown CEOs. No matter how much a board learns about an outside candidate, executive stakeholders simply have a… Read more »

2018 US Hogan Certification Workshop Schedule Released

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We’re excited to announce that we have released our 2018 US Hogan Certification Workshop schedule. The 2-day Level 1 workshop provides an in-depth understanding of how to use and interpret the Hogan Assessment Suite, offering a comprehensive tutorial on three Hogan inventories – Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI); Hogan Development Survey (HDS); and the Motives, Values,… Read more »