Tag: Leadership assessment

Destructive Leaders and Workplace Bullying

October 13, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Workplace bullying is estimated to cost Australian organisations between $6 billion and $36 billion annually, while the average workers’ compensation claim is almost $20,000. These figures should disturb most people, but what’s more alarming is the recent finding that bullying can be committed unintentionally by managers reacting to workplace pressure …

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Are you selecting average leaders?

April 28, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

What’s more important to know when selecting someone for a demanding leadership role?

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What is leadership potential?

February 3, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Perhaps not surprisingly, academics, practitioners and senior executives have debated this question for over a century. However, a recent study by Dries and Pepermans might finally provide an answer that most can agree with …

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Leadership and personality testing

January 19, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Personality tests have long been used to assess the suitability of candidates for leadership roles. But as practitioners, I often wonder whether we put too much faith in them. Recently I discovered that personality accounts for little more than gender, and far less than education level, when used to predict leadership effectiveness …

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Fear – the change leader’s friend or foe?

October 9, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

I was recently invited to deliver the keynote address at the Public Sector Change and Transformation Forum in Singapore. The theme was leading organisation change and I spoke about neuroscience and effective change leaders …

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The High Potential Indicator

December 3, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The High Potential Indicator predicts how leaders will perform in complex and challenging roles. Download an overview of this latest research-based tool …

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Welcome to Hipotential

September 19, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Welcome to our quarterly Newsletter.  Through this forum we hope to provide you with the latest research and advice for selecting high potential leadership talent.  Firstly, a little background on Hipotential. We are in the business of improving your leadership bench strength.  We don’t recruit or deliver leadership training programs.  Instead, we use advanced multi-source […]

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