Tag: coaching

Mentoring or Coaching: Are They Different and Does It Really Matter?

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*This article was written by Rob Field, Learning and Development Director at Advanced People Strategies. In organisations today, change is constant, rapid and relentless. Learning needs to follow this. Helping individuals and teams in this context is always challenging. Coaching and mentoring have a key role to play, but they are very different even though the… Read more »

Blue Coach Delivers Results on and off the Court

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Leadership is the most important single factor determining success in business. At Hogan, we believe good leaders are those who are able to build and maintain high performing teams. At Blue Coach, Srdjan Vukcevic, the company’s founder and CEO, has been able to do that and so much more. In addition to assembling a team that… Read more »

Another Shade of the Dark Side: Derailing Due to Underuse of Behaviors

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The dark side of personality concerns behaviors and attributes that derail people – getting them into trouble and making them less effective as leaders. Typically, these derailers appear when people are under stress (e.g., they have a tight deadline, they are dealing with ambiguity, etc.) or when they are not self-monitoring (e.g., they are around… Read more »

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 »

Decoding Coachability: The Science of Personality and Change

Last week Hogan CEO Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic conducted an International Coach Federation webinar on “Decoding Coachability.” The pre-event session was facilitated as a precursor to the ICF Advance 2015 Science of Coaching conference, which will be held in London on September 17-19.

Coaching the Coach

CEOs and executives helm the ship by encouraging their crew to work together and use resources at hand. Although some guide their teams safely to their destination, others end up lost at sea. Organizational and executive coaches can help leaders keep their teams on track when they begin to flounder. 5 Suggestions from the Hogan… Read more »

Way Outside the Box

Is there such a thing as being too creative? Although creativity is largely associated with positive work outcomes, our research shows that, in excess, creativity can be a powerful roadblock to career success.

New eBook: Coaching Strategies

Providing candidates with accurate feedback about the behaviors they should keep doing, stop doing, and start doing is the first step to improving their interpersonal effectiveness. The Hogan Personality Inventory, Hogan Development Survey, and the Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory provide useful feedback about what individuals need to do to improve their performance at work. This… Read more »