Tag: leadership

Super Bowl LIII: A Lesson in Potential and Effective Leadership

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In January of 2017, Les Snead, the general manager of the Los Angeles Rams, had a tough choice to make. Hired in 2013, his team had not had a winning record since 2003 and had moved from St. Louis to Los Angeles just a year earlier. Expectations in LA were high, and it was time… Read more »

VIDEO: Bob Hogan on the Nature of Human Nature

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According to Hogan Assessments founder Robert Hogan, life is about competition. There’s competition within groups to attain status, and those who win generally are those with good social skills. There’s also competition between groups, and the groups with the strongest leaders win in this arena. Competition within groups is what fascinates and entertains people. However,… Read more »

VIDEO: The Hogan High Potential Talent Report

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Over the years, we’ve discovered growing enthusiasm for identifying leadership potential, since talented leaders drive success. Unfortunately, many organizations make a critical mistake at the very beginning of the process – they don’t define potential in a way that leads to the selection of strong leaders. Through our decades of research, we’ve found the person… Read more »

Humility: The Cure for a Know-It-All

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No one likes a know-it-all. They’ve annoyed us all by talking down to us about anything and everything, even when it’s obvious they know far less than they believe. But know-it-alls don’t just ruin watercooler gatherings and dinner parties. When they rise to positions of power, they can wear away at productivity and trigger costly… Read more »

VIDEO: Big Data Is Nothing New to Hogan

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The trend toward Big Data shows no signs of slowing down, as businesses, organizations, and governments continue incorporating new technology in the race to collect an almost unfathomable amount of information. But a more critical problem remains – what do you do with all that data? How can you find something useful within? In this… Read more »

Agility Today, Something Else Tomorrow

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*This article was originally published on November 2 by People Matters. Agility in leadership is about the ability to effectively balance factors that drive organizational performance at a rapid pace. But does moving quickly, integrating data, and engaging staff really require a different type of leadership? The leadership consulting industry loves catchphrases. Popular ones include… Read more »

Nicole Neubauer, metaBeratung Featured at Rethink! HR Tech Europe

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Nicole Neubauer, CEO of metaBeratung, an official Hogan distributor in Europe, was recently featured at Rethink! HR Tech Europe in Berlin along with members of her team. Neubauer presented on the importance of valid assessments during the conference. The event, attended by more than 150 CHROs and HR decision-makers from renowned European companies such as… Read more »

VIDEO: Four Questions with Bob Hogan

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Most of you probably know Hogan Assessments was founded by Bob Hogan, and he’s been our guiding force to this day. But how well do you really know him? Did you know his original background was in physics and engineering? Or that his interest in leadership came from leading a janitorial crew for properties owned… Read more »

What’s Holding the Team Back from High Performance?

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*This is a guest blog post authored by Melvyn Payne, Commercial Director at Advanced People Strategies. I am privileged to work on a regular basis with leadership teams from a wide variety of backgrounds – both public and private sector. The big question that is usually being considered is “how do we become a high… Read more »