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The Science of Personality Podcast
55 minutes | 14 days ago
The Bright Side of Neuroticism
In episode 17 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Gillian Hyde, Chief Psychologist at Psychological Consultancy Ltd., to discuss the bright side of neuroticism. Neurotics are often viewed negatively from an occupational standpoint, but there are also several positive characteristics to attribute to them that are often overlooked.
36 minutes | 21 days ago
2020 Derailers of the Year
In episode 16 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake look back on a crazy year and give out awards for the "2020 Derailers of the Year."
73 minutes | a month ago
Personality, Culture, and Generational Differences
In episode 15 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by San Diego State Professor of Psychology, Dr. Jean Twenge, to discuss personality, culture, and generational differences. It's no secret that today's generation has grown up with access to more technology than previous generations, but how is that shaping their personality development?
79 minutes | 2 months ago
What Organizations Get Wrong About Leadership
In episode 14 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Hogan Assessments CEO, Dr. Scott Gregory, to talk about what organizations get wrong about leadership. Most academic literature simply defines a leader as someone who is in a leadership role, while Hogan defines a leader as someone who can build, manage, and sustain a high-performing team.
68 minutes | 2 months ago
HR & Talent Management Fads
In episode 13 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Marc Effron, President & Founder of The Talent Strategy Group and Publisher of Talent Q Magazine. From gamified assessments to neuroscience, this episode covers some the latest fads and trends in HR and talent management, and also what we might see on the horizon.
56 minutes | 3 months ago
The Personality of Successful Entrepreneurs
In episode 12 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Dr. Jennifer Tackett, Professor and Director of Clinical Psychology at Northwestern University, to discuss the personalities of successful entrepreneurs. Using the Hogan Leadership Forecast Series, Dr. Tackett and her colleague Melissa Kaufman, Executive Director of The Garage at Northwestern University, have identified a variety of characteristics successful entrepreneurs have that set them apart from the rest.
47 minutes | 3 months ago
8 Most Common Personality Types
In episode 11 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake discuss the 8 most common personality types identified via the Hogan suite of personality assessments: Rebels, Marketers, Proletarians, Congenials, Over-Achievers, Networkers, Misfits, and Preppers.
67 minutes | 4 months ago
The Dark Side of Charisma
In episode 10 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake welcome Rob Kaiser, President of Kaiser Leadership Solutions, to the show to discuss the dark side of charisma. Charismatic individuals often ascend to leadership positions within organizations due to their charm and political skills. However, that doesn't necessarily make them effective leaders.
57 minutes | 4 months ago
In episode 9 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Nicholas Davenport, a sports performance psychologist and Founder of Mind Body One LLC, to discuss the topic of mental toughness. Whether on the field of play or in a work setting, mental toughness plays a crucial role in how people address and handle certain situations.
56 minutes | 5 months ago
Women Leading Through a Pandemic
In episode 8 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake welcome University of Nebraska Omaha Assistant Professor of Management Dr. Kelsey Medeiros to the show to talk about women leading through a pandemic. As we look around the world and see female heads of state more effectively combatting the global COVID-19 crisis, we were curious as to why that's the case. With Kelsey currently writing a book on this very topic, we could think of no better guest to come on the show to discuss why women seem to be handling this pandemic better than their male counterparts.
60 minutes | 5 months ago
360 Leadership Assessments
In episode 7 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Peter Berry, Founder & Managing Director of Peter Berry Consultancy in Australia, to discuss 360-degree leadership assessments. By leveraging the comprehensive feedback generated by effective 360 leadership assessments, leaders have the best opportunity for strategic self-awareness and professional growth.
65 minutes | 6 months ago
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
In episode 5 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake welcome Willard McCloud III, Vice President of Human Resources and Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion for Pfizer, to the show to discuss how organizations across the globe can do a better job of promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. This has been a hot topic in recent years, and Willard is among the world's leading experts to discuss this topic and how organizations are implementing DEI programs.
61 minutes | 6 months ago
The Dark Side of Personality
In episode 4 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Peter Harms, Associate Professor of Management at the University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Business, to discuss 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. If left unchecked, the Dark Side of Personality can disrupt relationships, damage reputations, derail careers, and destroy organizations.
62 minutes | 7 months ago
Personality: Frequently Asked Questions
In Episode 3 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake welcome Hogan Assessments Director of Global Learning Jackie Sahm to the show to answer some of the frequently asked questions we get about personality. Does personality change? Can personality assessments be "faked" or "gamed?" Are there generational differences when it comes to personality? Tune in to this episode for the answers to these questions and much more.
22 minutes | 7 months ago
SCOTUS LGBTQ Decision and What It Means for Your Organization
In this bonus episode of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Hogan Talent Analytics Consultant Chase Winterberg to discuss the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision that gender identity and sexual orientation are protected under federal law. As an I/O psychologist and a licensed attorney, Chase offers an expert perspective as to how this decision affects organizations nationwide.
49 minutes | 7 months ago
Women in Leadership
In episode 2 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake welcome Hogan Assessments Manager and Senior Consultant Amber Burkhart, Ph.D., to discuss the research she’s done on female leaders and how they compare to male leaders from a personality standpoint. Ryne, Blake, and Amber also discuss how countries with female leaders have performed in handling the COVID-19 pandemic compared to their male counterparts.
63 minutes | 8 months ago
Michael Jordan and Leadership Effectiveness
In the first episode of The Science of Personality Podcast, hosts Ryne Sherman and Blake Loepp dissect Michael Jordan’s personality and leadership style through the lens of the recent ESPN documentary series, “The Last Dance.” Specifically, Ryne and Blake discuss how Michael Jordan’s leadership style aligns with the six core ingredients of effective leadership: integrity, decision-making, competence, vision, persistence, and humility.
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