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.

Personality & Professional Development Coaching

In episode 6 of The Science of Personality Podcast, Ryne and Blake are joined by Bradley Brummel, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Tulsa, to discuss personality and professional development coaching. Whether it’s leveraging one’s values or understanding one’s dark-side tendencies, professional development coaching helps people develop the strategic self-awareness necessary to improve overall performance.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Michael Jordan and Leadership Effectiveness

In the first episode of The Science of Personality, 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.