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The Dangerous Rise of the Rogue HiPo

Why is it so challenging for organisations to manage their HiPos well? In our view, the key problem has to do with the common gap between leadership emergence and effectiveness. Specifically, a large proportion of employees with the ability to emerge as HiPos are not equipped to be effective in leadership roles when they get there. And an equally large proportion of those who could be effective do not have what it takes to emerge, not least because the common criteria for judging potential are wrong.


Four Things You Probably Didn't Know About High Potential Employees

A recent survey found that 53% of organisations are not satisfied with their HiPo programs, suggesting that the execution of such programs leaves to be desired. Why is this so? This may be because of four common mistakes that organisations tend to make in their programs…


It's Time To Start Conducting More Scientific Job Interviews

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Is Trump a narcissist?

In a study published in 2006 in the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, researchers from Duke University reviewed data from biographical sources for evidence of mental illness among 37 US presidents from 1776 to 1947 and found that 18 had some form of mental illness. 
These include Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Abraham Lincoln, who scholars have consistently rated to be the greatest American president to date.