Coaching the Dark Side

Important Update: This webinar has been moved to 27 March 2024.

A webinar with Krista Pederson and Ginny Wong on Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 7PM – 8:30PM SG/HK time.

Many assessment tools and coaching programs focus on highlighting and developing the strengths and positives of an individual. Hogan’s approach, however, is not only to learn about a leader’s strengths, but more importantly to focus on the areas where they may go wrong: the “Dark Side”. Hogan’s research indicates that the most effective leaders are self-aware about their dark-side tendencies or derailers, and proactively develop strategies to avoid and develop their shortcomings.

This presentation discusses how to use the Hogan Development Survey as a highly effective coaching tool by supporting coachees in developing awareness around their dark sides and offering practical strategies for encouraging coachees to avoid the behaviors that will cause them to fail. Finally, the presentation will share a few case studies of how coaches have helped coachees succeed by focusing on coaching the dark side.

3 Key Takeaways

  1. Participants will learn how to use the Hogan Development Survey as a highly effective coaching tool
  2. Coaches will learn practical strategies for how to coach leaders to avoid problematic behaviors that cause them to be ineffective
  3. Case studies on how to help talent succeed by coaching their dark side

About the speakers:

Krista Pederson is the Managing Director of Asia Pacific for Hogan Assessment Systems. With advanced fluency in Mandarin Chinese and over 15 years of international business experience, she is focused on growing Hogan’s brand and accelerating Hogan’s business for distributors in the region. She brings global thought leadership to the network, representing Hogan at numerous conferences and events, including ATP’s Innovations in Testing Conference, DDI’s International Conference on Assessment Center Methods, and ATD’s Asia Pacific Conference. She is an active steering board member of the Asia Association of Test Publishers. She is a PhD candidate in Organizational Development and Change at Fielding University.

Ginny Wong is a Hogan-certified trainer and has conducted Hogan Assessments Certification workshops in Asia in both English and Mandarin since 2011. Additionally, she has facilitated technical workshops for various assessments and profiling tools, Team Effectiveness workshops for senior management teams from multinationals and conglomerates, Leadership Enhancement workshops for senior managers and directors, as well as Strategic Self-Awareness workshops for all levels, from graduate management trainees to senior managers. She is also a Certified Professional Coach in Transformative Coaching, with experience in Reinforcement-oriented hybrid learning. During the COVID-19 lockdown, she facilitated webinars and workshops to address legal and psychological employment issues faced by jobseekers.


Topic: Coaching the Dark Side

When: Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 7PM – 8:30PM SG/HK time

Where: On APAC’s Zoom

I. APAC Members – FREE
II. Non-members – SGD 15.00

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Category: Power Hour: A learning webinar to build coaching competencies through knowledge-exchange and experience-sharing where you can earn CCEU credits.

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