Tag: personality

What Can a Rugby Team Teach Us About Humility?

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*This post was authored by Hogan’s Michael Tapia, Dena Rhodes, and Ryne Sherman. The New Zealand All Blacks is one of the most successful sports organizations of all time. For over a century they dominated the world stage as a premier member of the international rugby union, competing with such foes as the South Africa… Read more »

A Q&A on Humility

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We continue to emphasize the importance of humility and effective leadership at Hogan in 2018, as evidenced by this article in The Wall Street Journal last week. Because this has been such a hot topic for us, it has also generated a lot of questions from those within our network and beyond. To address these inquiries,… Read more »

Don’t Try to Be the “Fun Boss” — and Other Lessons in Ethical Leadership

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*This article was written by Kimberly Nei and Darin Nei, and was originally published by Harvard Business Review on September 10, 2018. Just becoming a leader is enough to exacerbate some people’s unethical tendencies. But power does not corrupt everyone. Our research suggests that key personality characteristics predict unethical leadership behavior. We collected personality data and supervisor ratings of ethical… Read more »

IAssessment to Host Event on Safety Featuring Ryan Ross and Zsolt Feher

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Every year, accidents at work cause unnecessary human tragedies and have serious financial consequences for companies. For decades, organizations have been investing, with good results, in three of the pillars of safety: laws, regulations and procedures; equipment, and training. However, these accidents still happen. Why is that? What more can companies do to determine and minimize the… Read more »

PCL to Host Dysfunctional Leadership Conference on November 14 in London

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*This post was authored by Gillian Hyde, Director at Psychological Consultancy Ltd. Destructive leadership can take many forms, from the specific counterproductive tendencies associated with an individual’s dark side profile to a simple failure to take on the responsibilities of a leader. Register for the Dysfunctional Leadership Conference to hear these themes explored by experts… Read more »

Robert Hogan and Ryne Sherman to Speak in Mexico City on October 16

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HRTools, Hogan’s premier distributor in Mexico, is hosting a breakfast event on October 16 in Mexico City featuring Dr. Robert Hogan and Dr. Ryne Sherman as speakers. Dr. Hogan’s presentation will cover the topic of humility and effective leadership. When organizations search for new leaders, they consciously or unconsciously look for candidates with charisma. However,… Read more »

WEBINAR: Leaders Are People, Too (*GULP*)

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*Hogan Senior Strategist, Michael Sanger, facilitated a webinar hosted by Workforce on Tuesday, September 18. This post offers you a summary of the talk and the presentation in its entirety.  Personality determines the way we lead. The way we lead determines our teams’ performance. And a successful organization is a collection of high performing teams… Read more »

Relevant Management Consulting Partners with ICF Germany for Inaugural German Prism Award

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Hogan distributor, RELEVANT Management Consulting, has partnered with the International Coach Federation Germany chapter to present the inaugural German Prism Award, awarded to companies making a difference in the coaching community through professionalism, quality, and data. The selection process and criteria were modeled after ICF’s International Prism Award, which has been granted annually since 2005… Read more »

Hogan Personality Inventory Receives Stellar Review from The British Psychological Society

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This press release was originally published on Business Wire on Monday, September 17. The British Psychological Society (BPS) has completed a test review of the Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI), Hogan Assessments’ flagship assessment that describes normal personality. The 15-month process concluded with the HPI receiving perfect four-star ratings in the Documentation, Reports and User Experience categories…. Read more »

The Value of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

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The Personality Brokers, Merve Emre’s interesting new book, is a kind of feminist treatise focusing on the lives and work of the two amazing women, Katharine Briggs and her daughter Isabel Myers, who developed and promoted the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). The MBTI is the best known and most widely used personality “instrument” in the… Read more »