Tag: personality

Too Much Charisma Can Make Leaders Look Less Effective

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*This article was authored by Jasmine Vergauwe, Bart Wille, Joeri Hofmans, Robert B. Kaiser, and Filip De Fruyt, and it was originally published by Harvard Business Review on September 26, 2017.   Conventional wisdom suggests that the most charismatic leaders are also the best leaders. Charismatic leaders have, for instance, the ability to inspire others toward higher levels of performance and to… Read more »

Are Your HiPos Overrated?

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Most organizations across the globe make it a top priority to identify and develop high potential employees for leadership roles. Unfortunately, organizations large and small have struggled to recognize those with the most potential and, in many cases, select employees with very little potential at all. This is largely due to biases in the identification… Read more »

The Value of Values for Teams

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Groups are the default human working unit. For most sorts of jobs, people tend to cooperate and collaborate to get the work done. Even when the job doesn’t need collaboration we still prefer to do it in proximity with others – think brew clubs or cruise ships. When the job requires cooperation, people are selected… Read more »

Ed Sheeran Is Not Lorde: The Fungibility Fallacy

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If you went to a concert to see Lorde and instead Ed Sheeran emerged on stage, you might be pleased to see him, but disappointed because Ed Sheeran is not Lorde and is never going to do the version of Green Light you thought you’d be watching. The fact that Ed Sheeran is not Lorde… Read more »

Distributor Spotlight: Compass Advancing Argentina’s Workforce

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In Hogan’s endeavors to become a global brand, we have searched for partners worldwide who believe in our assessments as much as we do. Our distributors are the backbone of what makes our company so effective around the globe, and that is why Hogan would like to spotlight, Compass, a Hogan distributor based in Buenos… 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 »

Distributor Spotlight: Awair is boosting Hogan’s footprint in Mediterranean Europe

In business, sustainable growth is no certainty, and often takes several years to accomplish. Even at Hogan, the business did not experience rapid growth until more than a decade after the company was founded. This is what makes Hogan’s European distributor Awair’s story so incredible. In just five years – three as a Hogan distributor… Read more »

I’m an Executive…Get Me out of Here!

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Externally recruited CEOs are almost seven times more likely to be dismissed within a short tenure than those who are promoted from within the organization. No matter how much a board learns about an outside candidate, executive stakeholders simply have a better understanding of an internal contender’s strengths and weaknesses, especially as they relate to the current… Read more »

Distributor Spotlight: Stairs People Advisors Ready to Make an Impact in Portugal

Hogan Assessments’ International Distributor Network wasn’t built overnight. It took several years to grow to its current size and scope. However, the excitement generated by adding new distributors has always been at optimum levels whether it occurs in 2001 or 2017. Earlier this year, Hogan proudly added Stairs People Advisors, one of Portugal’s leading HR… Read more »