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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

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

How to Destroy a Commercial Icon

Leadership is one of the most important topics in human affairs. When good leaders are in place, institutions and their incumbents thrive; when bad leaders are in place, institutions fail and the incumbents suffer accordingly. The core task of leadership is to build high performing teams; leader behaviors that disrupt… Read More

Election Day: What Are the Ideal Characteristics of a Successful Politician?

Political passions are running white-hot in the United States right now. Between Supreme Court nominations, immigration, racial issues, and health care, both sides of the political spectrum are fighting fiercely to win. It’s easy to believe we’re more divided than ever. With so much at stake, you’d hope the most… Read More

What the Amazon Blunder Teaches Us About Big Data

In this era of Big Data, simply producing or collecting nearly unfathomable amounts of data isn’t enough. The best companies are able to sift through that data to find meaningful trends and, ultimately, specific information that sparks a plan of action. In the rush to harness that data for job… Read More

A Q&A on Humility

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… Read More

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