Tag: personality

The Dark Side of Leadership: 11 Reasons Leaders Fail

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Being awarded a leadership role within an organization may feel like an amazing accomplishment, but that is only half the battle. The second, and arguably most important half, lies in building and maintaining a highly effective team. However, according to a study conducted on UK workers, managers are failing miserably at this task, and are… Read more »

You Might Be a Narcissist If…

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A narcissist is defined as “a person who has an excessive interest in or admiration of themselves.” Given their self-obsession, it seems obvious that narcissists would be more likely to overuse first-person pronouns like “I,” “me,” “my,” and “mine.” We might especially think this is true on social media, where everyone has a platform to… Read more »

RELEVANT Managementberatung Partners with ICF Germany for 2nd Annual German Prism Award

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Hogan distributor, RELEVANT Managementberatung, is partnering again with the International Coach Federation Germany chapter to present the 2nd Annual 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… Read more »

Working Together in Trying Times

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During the last few new employee orientation sessions at Hogan, I have been asked “what is the most exciting project you have ever worked on in 23 years at Hogan?” Given today’s date, I thought I would share my response. The most rewarding project I have been a part of was helping America recover from… Read more »

How Personality Assessments Improve Safety at Work

*This was originally published as a two-part series via Zukunft Personal Blog on June 5 and June 11. It includes a guest article authored by Zsolt Feher, as well as a Q&A piece with the author. Gaining the best and most suitable employees for your company is the key to success. Nowadays, companies are trying to hire the best of the… Read more »

Mitigating Banking and Financial Risk Requires Better Leadership Selection

On December 14th, 2017 the Australian government launched the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation, and Financial Services Industry. The Commission was launched on the heels of numerous banking scandals involving the Big Four Australian banks. The Commission provided a preliminary report in August of 2018 and the final report was made public in February… Read more »

Ryan Ross Returns to India

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*This post was authored by ThreeFish Consulting. ThreeFish Consulting, the authorized distributor for Hogan Assessments in India, welcomed back Ryan Ross, Managing Partner of Hogan Assessments, for a series of three client events across the country to provide thought leadership around the Science of Personality. The first stop on the tour was in Pune in… Read more »

Is Mental Toughness Part of Personality?

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*This post was authored by Georgi P. Yankov of Development Dimensions International and Ryne Sherman. Do us a favor. Go to Google and search for the term “mental toughness.” Then click on “news” to see the latest news on mental toughness. We can almost guarantee that you will find an article published within the past… 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 »

Our Assessments Work Anywhere

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*This post was authored by Ryne Sherman and Brandon Ferrell. A recently published study suggests that some of the most common personality assessments (i.e., one’s based on the Big 5) don’t work in other countries. The study was published in a prestigious journal (Science Advances, impact factor > 12), and it has already gained prominent… Read more »