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Hogan Judgement Report

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Posted by Dr. Pradnya Parasher on 16 August, 2022

Some people have better judgement than others. But what sets them apart? Most people would say intelligence – but that doesn’t account for the abundance of very smart people who continually make very bad decisions. Judgement is actually at the core of a leader’s ability to lead his/her people. ...


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From Self-Awareness to Change

My Hogan Journey

Posted by Rucha Hardikar on 16 August, 2022

I have always been interested in what makes people tick and have been fortunate enough to have a career that allowed to learn more and more about personality and behavior through my work as an HR professional...


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Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity by David Whyte

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Posted by Shyam Sadasivan on 16 August, 2022

David Whyte's book has been said to be about "reuniting the imagination with our day to day lives". And I agree, from the bottom of my heart. I read this beautiful book about 5 years ago...


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Candidate Selection Debrief

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Posted by Anupriya Sharma on 14 June, 2022

Candidate selection for critical leadership roles is a high-stakes game. Get it right, and the organization prospers. Get it wrong and both the candidate and the organization pay a heavy price...


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My Hogan Story

My Hogan Journey

Posted by Dr. Pradnya Parasher on 14 June, 2022

We often say, Hogan scales don’t lie! They often reflect how others are seeing you, albeit you may disagree (be in complete denial)...


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Barkat: The inspiration, and story behind one of the world’s largest food drives- Feed India by Vikas Khanna

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Posted by Indrani Gupta on 14 June, 2022

How one man tapped into the lessons of his childhood; his experiences with generosity, selflessness, and a culture of sharing; to create a movement that grew to become one of the world’s largest food...


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ThreeFish Presents : 2022 SIOP Annual Conference, Seattle

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Posted on 14 June, 2022

29th April: Dr. Pradnya Parasher spoke at an Invited Panel Discussion on 'Religion in the Life and Career of I-Os' at the 2022 SIOP Annual Conference. Religion is a topic that is rarely...


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Connect & Share : Learning with Urvashi and Suva of Reflexion

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Posted on 14 June, 2022

7th May: At ThreeFish, we have always enjoyed learning from our Hogan Graduate Community, how they are creatively, and sometimes uniquely, using Hogan in their coaching and consulting...


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Hogan For Executive Coaching

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Posted by Anubha Khanna on 28 April, 2022

Coaching creates access to self-insights that would not normally surface for a leader. Conversations, experiments, reflection and perspectives enable leaders to create desired results for themselves.


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Embracing Hogan: My Journey Within

My Hogan Journey

Posted by Indrani Gupta on 28 April, 2022

Throughout my childhood and student life, I remember being told that I am honest, bold and courageous; a steadfast and loyal friend who is a comfort in times of need. I also remember always being an extrovert (can even talk to a tree,


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The Social Dilemma

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Posted by Prayash Darjee on 28 April, 2022

Have you ever wondered why the “typing...” message we see when the other person is replying to our comment appears? Social media is an extremely powerful tool in today's world, and especially after the global pandemic this tool has become a lifeline


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Hogan For Leadership Team Development: Discovering the Psychological DNA of Teams

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Posted by Dr. Pradnya Parasher on 11 March, 2022

While there are many tools in the market that assess team dynamics or roles that team members play, we have found the three Hogan Inventories to be a most powerful tool for team development at leadership levels. “Who we are is how we lead” – that is the Hogan mantra.


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Emergent and Effective Leaders : A learning journey

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Posted by Indrani Gupta on 11 March, 2022

So, what are these ‘right things’ and which leaders get them right? In 1988, Fred Luthans provided some valuable insights to understanding the ‘leader’, in his book, Real Managers. Luthans followed a diverse sample of 457 managers in a massive study.


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Emotional: How Feelings Shape Our Thinking by Leonard Mlodinow

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Posted by Michael Lindemann on 11 March, 2022

With my background in counseling and coaching, I was surprised as well as intrigued by the title of this book. When I saw that the author had collaborated with the late Stephen Hawking, and written several books about psychology, I became even more eager to learn more about this perspective.


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Creating Self Awareness for Leadership Development Journey

Posted on 11 March, 2022

Self Awareness is the building block of every individual development journey. Being aware of our potential strengths and development areas provides the key to leveraging them to achieve our career goals.


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ThreeFish Leadership 360

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Posted by Anubha Khanna on 10 January, 2022

Leadership is a journey and Threefish understands every leader is in the process of writing their own leadership story – but is this based on fantasy or reality? One way we help leaders distinguish between “what I think of me” and “what you think of me” is to get honest and objective feedback from others.


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Destructive Leadership: From Toxin to Antidote

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Posted by Indrani Gupta on 10 January, 2022

It was my first day in a new job at a new company. Suddenly I heard a commotion, and the decibel level was shocking! I was wondering whether to ask a co-worker (they all seemed unusually quiet and uninterested), when the leader came thundering up to my desk,


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Ikigai: The Japanese secret to a long and happy life by Francesc Miralles and Hector Garcia

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Posted by Akanksha Goyal on 10 January, 2022

Tea is always a good idea during winters. And for me, teatime is always a chance to slow down, sit back and appreciate my surroundings. So, as we begin a new year, I recommend that we all get ourselves a cup of tea and


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General Employability

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Posted by Dr. Maninder Khalsa on 30 November, 2021

The success of any organization depends on their people. If companies could predict employability across a wide range of jobs, they could increase their productivity, reduce turnover, have more satisfied and engaged employees – leading to increased effectiveness on the job.


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Humanistic, Psycho-Social and Socio-Analytic Theory of Personality

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Posted by Dr. Pradnya Parasher on 30 November, 2021

And this brings us to the concluding piece of our series on Personality Theories. Our journey began with earliest thinking of individual differences in Greek literature. We waded through psychoanalytic writings of Freud, Jung and Horney. We looked at how modern psychology and


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Self Worth Theory: The Key to Understanding & Overcoming Procrastination - A TEDx Talk by Nic Voge

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Posted by Anupriya Sharma on 30 November, 2021

Listen to this TEDx Talk by Nic Voge to know more about how the Self Worth Theory can help us in understanding and overcoming Procrasitination! I am sure there are many among us who procrastinate! We do update our to-


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Inculcating appropriate leadership behaviors for success through Executive Coaching

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Posted on 30 November, 2021

ThreeFish Consulting completed an extensive three-phase Executive Coaching Program for senior leaders of a multinational company. The goal was to inculcate appropriate leadership behaviors for success by coaching leaders to their full potential and support their learning in action.


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Leader Basis

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Posted by Dr. Maninder Khalsa on 26 October, 2021

The Hogan Leader Basis Report is a pre-validated, off-the-shelf, selection solution to evaluate a candidate’s potential for success in a leadership role at your organisation. One of Hogan’s most robust selection solutions, the report assesses an individual’s strengths and weakness for leadership roles and provides a hiring recommendation.


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Behaviorism & Social Learning:Changing the course of modern Psychology

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Posted by Dr. Pradnya Parasher on 26 October, 2021

Behaviorism & Social Learning Theory changed the history of psychology. By relying exclusively on empirical data, early behaviorists helped establish psychology as an empirical and scientific discipline, divorcing it from philosophy and physiology.



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Traditional American Theories: Trait Theory, Interpersonal Theory & Emergence of Behaviorism

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Posted by Dr. Pradnya Parasher on 7 September, 2021

In the 1930s, two Harvard professors published textbooks that established personality psychology in North America. These two were Gordon Allport and Henry Murray.



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Hogan Configure

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Posted by Dr. Maninder Khalsa on 7 September, 2021

HR professionals and hiring managers are continuously looking for insights on candidate competencies, which may help them ask targeted questions during interviews and to assess talent for role fitment. This is where the Hogan Configure Solution can add value. You can assess candidate potential against defined competencies, rank order candidates, and predict who is more likely to succeed in a particular role.

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Pose (TV Series)

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Posted by Ambika Patpatia on 7 September, 2021

This is the month we celebrate Freedom in India. Our Independence Day. The day which commemorates our freedom from oppression under a foreign rule. To me, the day also stands for freedom in every sense – the freedom for individuals to be who they are, the freedom of self-expression. We are a land of diverse people, cultures – and yet, when the question of orientation arises – we are a long way away from freedom.

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Hogan 360

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Posted by Anubha Khanna on 21 July, 2021

Leadership drives impact. There is a direct relationship in leadership driving engagement and engagement driving performance. 360o feedback surveys have for long been used as a tool for measuring a leader’s behavior and performance. A growing trend when using 360o assessments is to look for a return on investment. This can be measured by individual and team performance and ultimately by employee engagement.

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The Psychoanalytic Tradition:  Freud, Jung, Horney

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Posted by Dr. Pradnya Parasher on 21 July, 2021

Say psychology and a closely associated word for most is Sigmund Freud. Freud developed the psychoanalytic theory that has been the starting point for almost all major personality theories. Carl Jung, a contemporary of Freud, developed his analytic psychology at the same time. They came together for a period of time but soon parted ways as their perspectives began to diverge.

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Man’s Search for Meaning 

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Posted by Indrani Gupta on 21 July, 2021

In these trying times when many of us are losing hope as we try to cope with loss and pain, this book from Austrian psychologist Viktor E. Frankl gains even more relevance. It is one of the most moving personal accounts of the holocaust. Narrated in two parts, the book explores his observation in the Nazi concentration camps, followed by an explanation of his own theory of psychology, 'Logotherapy'.

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EQ Report

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Posted by Dr. Maninder Khalsa on 18 May, 2021

In his book Working with Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman reported that 80-90% of the competencies that differentiate top performers are in the domain of emotional intelligence. Hogan Assessments have used the science of personality to objectively measure emotional intelligence - The Hogan EQ Report, a scientifically validated tool to measure emotional intelligence.

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A Brief History of Personality Psychology

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Posted by Dr. Pradnya Parasher on 18 May, 2021

Personality psychology is the study of human nature. Personality psychologists define personality in different ways. However, they all agree that personality exists – as a set of stable structures and recurring processes inside each of us that brings a certain unique coherence to our thoughts and actions, differentiates us from others, and can be used to understand our behaviors.

The word personality is often used to communicate two different meanings: (1) the impression that someone creates on others; and (2) the “true” inner nature of a person. The first meaning refers to personality from the view of the observer, or personality in terms of the “reputation” of an individual.

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The Greater Good Science Center 

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Posted by Rucha Hardikar on 18 May, 2021

In the midst of finding ourselves in a second year of lockdown, isolation, stress and fear, it is so important to take stock of our own emotional well-being. As we worry about our loved ones in particular and the world around us in general, we must also stop to focus on ourselves. As someone who traveled frequently before the pandemic, the inflight safety instructions of "Put your own oxygen mask first before helping others" keeps coming to mind ... self-care is a must if we are to be strong for others! 

One of the resources that I have found recently to increase my own emotional resilience is the Greater Good Science Center by the University of California, Berkeley. Offering research-based insights on social and emotional

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Personality Psychology Series

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Posted by Dr. Pradnya Parasher on 13 April, 2021

In 2014, Hogan released a feature-length documentary, “The Science of Personality”. It brought together the foremost minds in personality psychology and the business world to explain what personality is and how it impacts leadership and organizational outcomes. If you missed it then, it is still a good watch, perhaps the best investment of 30-minutes, if the topic of personality in the workplace interests you.

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Finding Mastery by Dr. Michael Gervais

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Posted by Dr. Pradnya Parasher on 13 April, 2021

A few years ago, I discovered Finding Mastery, the Podcast created and run by Michael Gervais. Dr. Gervais calls himself a High Performance Psychologist. The podcast itself features “high performing” athletes, businesspeople, researchers. Gervais’s incisive questions take us deep into the mindset and practices that are enabling these individuals to be at their peak performance.

If you have read Satya Nadella’s Hit Refresh, you will remember Satya sharing how he invited Dr. Gervais to work with him and the Microsoft SLT to help them become a higher performing team.

The quest for high performance is a competition with self. To be the best of what you can be is about

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ThreeFish Gratitude Project : Sundari Basudha

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Posted on 13 April, 2021

To commemorate the Fifth Anniversary of ThreeFish, we created A Grove for our Tribe of Hoganites – planting 1,651 Mangrove Trees in ‘Sundari Basudha’ – a community-led Mangrove Plantation project in...

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