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Personality Assessment and Performance Management

A critical task for leaders is to ensure that their followers are working efficiently toward the organization’s goals. In business, employees whose work is aligned with the organization’s objectives are more productive. So-called “performance management processes” are intended to create alignment between the employee’s work and the organization’s goals. A… Read More

ICF accreditation for Hogan Assessment Certification Workshops

Peter Berry Consultancy (PBC) is pleased to advise our clients and coaches that all participants completing the Two Day Hogan Assessment Certification Program in 2019 will be eligible for Continuing Coach Education (CCE) units from the International Coach Federation (ICF). The Hogan Assessment Certification Workshop will be recognised for the… Read More

Humility: The Cure for a Know-It-All

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… Read More

Agility Today, Something Else Tomorrow

*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… Read More

VIDEO: Big Data Is Nothing New to Hogan

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… Read More

It’s Time to Stop Vilifying Ambition

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… Read More

Product Update: Hogan Global Norm

In 2011 Hogan launched the world’s most representative and diverse working adult normative sample. Known as Hogan’s Global Norm, it quickly became the industry standard and allowed for true global assessment comparisons. Since introducing the Global Norm, Hogan has assessed millions of working adults. With commitment to providing the most… Read More

Don’t Tell Mom, the Babysitter’s a Fake

A recent article in the Washington Post described a new service from a company called Predictim that claims to help people find the perfect babysitter. The service scans the would-be sitter’s entire Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram history, then uses recent advances in personality and data analytics to assess four “personality features” — propensity… Read More

How Does Donald Trump’s Humility Compare to the Rest of America?

Opinions on President Donald Trump run strong, to say the least. Whether you believe he will make America great again or single-handedly destroy it, there’s one aspect of Trump everyone can agree on – he knows how to dominate the news. The days are few and far between that the… Read More

What’s Holding the Team Back from High Performance?

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 performing team?”  These teams are usually made up of talented and… Read More

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