Tag: Robert Hogan

CEO Assessment and the Performance of Portfolio Companies

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*This post was co-authored by Robert Hogan and Rob Kaiser, and was originally published by Hunt Scanlon Media. In the final analysis, business is about money and people. By definition, successful private equity firms understand finance, but on average they tend to be less sophisticated about people issues. This makes sense: deal partners and analysts… Read more »

News from India

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India’s financial and commercial capital, Mumbai, played host to the inaugural Hogan Users Conference organized by ThreeFish Consulting, the Master Distributor for Hogan Assessments in India on February 27th. The series aims to provide an ideal platform for the Hogan Users Community in India to interact with luminaries in the field of leadership and talent… Read more »

RELEVANT’S and Odgers Berndtson´s JAM SESSION in Frankfurt to Feature Robert Hogan and Scott Gregory

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RELEVANT Managementberatung and Odgers Berndtson will host a JAM SESSION on July 4 in Frankfurt featuring Hogan Assessments Chairman & President Dr. Robert Hogan and CEO Scott Gregory as speakers. The theme of the event is “New Leadership? Authentic in Turbulent Times,” and aims to provide an opportunity for all RELEVANT and Odgers customers, partners,… Read more »

RECAP: Mentis Hosts 2019 Hogan Summit in Dubai

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On February 24 in Dubai, more than 70 CEOs, HR managers, executive coaches, and talent management professionals attended the 2019 Hogan Summit, hosted by Mentis, an authorized Hogan distributor since 2003 with operations in the UK, UAE, and Thailand. The theme of the event was “Identifying and Developing Your Talent Network,” and featured presentations by… 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 »

It’s Time to Stop Vilifying Ambition

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The concept of ambition has a bad reputation in popular culture. The textbook definition – a strong desire to achieve something, typically through determination and hard work – seems innocuous, but the word is often associated with destructive consequences. Napoleon, Stalin, and Hitler were ambitious, and that cost the world millions of lives. On a… 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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Flunk Uber

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Delia Ephron, a best-selling American author, screenwriter, and playwright, published an essay in the New York Times entitled “Ouch, My Personality, Reviewed” that is a superb example of what Freud called “the psychopathology of everyday life.” She starts the essay by noting that she recently used Uber, and the driver told her that if she… Read more »