Tag: leadership

COVID-19 and the Dark Side of Personality

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*This is a guest blog post authored by Gordon Curphy, PhD, and Dianne Nilsen, PhD, of Curphy Leadership Solutions. Crises tend to bring out both the best and the worst in people. On one hand, the COVID-19 pandemic has people picking up groceries for their elderly neighbors, sewing masks, and sending hand sanitizer to those… Read more »

Crisis Mode: Assembling the Ideal Team for a Task Force

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From 2008 to 2011, I worked as the leader of the human resources team at a Fortune 50 company. During that time, I had a challenging experience at one of the company’s manufacturing plants, which employed 1,200 people. Immersed in a list of negative key performance indicators, my challenge was to recover governance while facing… Read more »

The “Now What” in a COVID-19 World

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At Hogan, we view the assessment results as the “what” (what are your strengths and areas for development?), the interpretation of your results by your Hogan coach as the “so what” (so what do these mean to me, and how do they impact my reputation and performance?), and the coaching discussion and action planning with… Read more »

The Key to Economic Survival: Your Hiring Practices

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Just a month ago, large companies in competitive industries were seeing a high rate of job turnover. Conversely, if recruitment had stopped a few months ago, the result would have been an almost immediate labor shortage. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy faces serious challenges. But there are also possibilities — this new situation… Read more »

Business Growth in Europe Is Possible and Awair Proves It

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*This is a guest blog post authored by Giulia Sacchi, marketing & communications coordinator at Awair. For the fourth year in a row, the Financial Times compiled with Statista, an independent research company based in Germany, FT 1000 – the annual list of Europe’s fastest-growing companies. This list includes European companies that achieved the highest… Read more »

Engaging a Multi-Generational Workforce

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*This is a guest post authored by Lynne Cruickshank, senior consultant at Peter Berry Consultancy (PBC).  A clear link has been established between how leadership drives engagement, which in turn drives performance. However, one of the challenges that leaders face is how to engage a multi-generational workforce that consists of people who differ in their… Read more »