Tag: dark side of personality

The Dark Side of Entrepreneurship: Avoiding Personal and Organizational Derailment

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*This is a guest post authored by Jorge Fernandez, a member of the Hogan Coaching Network. Entrepreneurs tend to have a heroic status around the globe — and for good reason. Entrepreneurialism encourages individual proactivity, creativity, and economic vitality, yet a significant number of startups fail for many well-documented reasons. The organizational psychologist in me… Read more »

VIDEO: How Do You Derail?

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At Hogan, we talk a lot about derailers and the dark side of personality. When the pressure’s on, the line between strength and weakness isn’t always clear — drive becomes ruthless ambition, attention to detail becomes micromanaging, perceptiveness turns to cynicism, etc. The dark side of personality derails careers and companies, but it doesn’t have… Read more »

Hogan Interview – by Skye Trubov

*This article was originally published for The Association for British Psychology.   Has your empathy and compassion ever led to anxiety about what others think of you? Has your competitive nature ever made enemies? Has your persuasiveness ever led to manipulation? We all possess dark side traits which may have helped us achieve success in… Read more »

NEW BOOK: Coaching the Dark Side of Personality

A Definitive Guide for Improving Leader Performance While the practice of strengths-based coaching remains popular in the global workplace, the new book Coaching the Dark Side of Personality sheds light on the toxic tendencies and behaviors that can derail the careers of today’s leaders. The book, authored by Hogan’s Dr. Rodney Warrenfeltz and Trish Kellett, offers the… Read more »

When your Dark Side Goes Viral

Here in the Hogan marketing department, we spend quite a bit of time talking about the dark side of personality – the way people experience us when we are at our worst.