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LPE™ Identifies Leadership Potential

Research shows that more than 40% of leaders in talent pools are not high potentials.
~Henry L. Thompson, Ph.D., HPS CEO

The Leadership Potential Equation™(LPE™) transforms the hiring and promoting process by clearly identifying high potentials and aligning their talents to the organization over time. No other assessment connects ability to be successful now to potential for success at a higher level in the future as part of a comprehensive Talent Management approach.

Contact an HPS assessment expert to learn how LPE can help you hire and retain top talent at 706-769-5836 or email.

How the Leadership Potential Equation is Different

  • Identifies current ability and future potential
  • Adjusts for size and complexity of any organization
  • Projects potential across a leader's career (Growth Trajectory chart)
  • Looks at Learned as well as Innate abilities
  • Uses a validated scientific model to collect objective data
  • Backed by 30 years of testing and refinement
  • Facilitates Succession Planning and Leader Transition

Leader potential is too critical to be a guessing game. ~Henry L.Thompson, Ph.D., HPS CEO

End the "guessing game" of talent selection. Contact HPS to get started.

Incredible Value for Your Organization Now and Later On

The LPEassessment's scientifically-validated results show whether a candidate is a match for a specific Role now, plus what the candidate's future success potential is for different Roles, at different Levels, over time.

For example (see chart), LPE results show that both Candidate A and B can be successful Supervisors now, However - unlike other assessments - LPE results also reveal that Candidate A can operate successfully at the VP Level in the future, while Candidate B is best suited to remain at a Supervisor Role Level.

Invaluable information for selecting and promoting leaders!
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Improve Talent Placement

Mistakes in hiring and promotion cost money—lots of money. Reducing the number of these mistakes is critical. We can help you improve talent placement and put lost money back on the bottom line using a proven system for hiring best-fit leaders at each Level.

Learn Why Traditional Screening Methods Fail

Choosing the right leader at any Level is difficult. Despite a multitude of “secrets to success,” the real world abounds with examples of the Peter Principle—leaders assigned to Roles beyond their capabilities.

HR Departments and search firms tend to select leader candidates by screening data that are readily available for review—the “tip of the iceberg.” In reality, resumes, performance reviews, references and the like only determine about 10% of a candidate’s potential for leadership success.

What about the other 90% that shows up for work? If you’ve hired or promoted a leader who did well during screening or who was successful in a prior Role, you might have been surprised when a “different person” reported for work. Many HR Departments and leader promotion committees lack the technical expertise to assess the bottom 90% of the iceberg—the Innate factors that traditional screening methods miss.

I first chose the Leadership Potential Equation when I was in the process of building an executive team to take my company to the next level in a high-tech, highly competitive industry. The LPE was invaluable in helping me achieve that goal. I’ve continued working with Dr. Thompson and his team because the LPE helps me make sure I get the right people on my team. It gives me objective data for making hiring, assignment and promotion decisions and helps me sustain my team over time.

Jeff Kernan, Vice President
IT Business Portfolio
Terex Corporation

Additional Testimonials

Discover Why the LPE Succeeds

Prior to contacting HPS, one of our clients had received 150 “qualified” CIO candidates from an executive search firm before a suitable candidate was hired. Another client had screened 72 candidates before filling the CFO position. Search firms tend to choose candidates by screening data that are readily available (resumes, references, interviews, etc.). Many improve results by using some form of testing for personality, work ethic, motivation and other characteristics.

The LPE succeeds by using a proprietary system of assessment and analysis to identify critical Innate factors. HPS has devoted over 30 years to researching leadership Levels and the skill sets required at each Level. This in-depth understanding of the skills and abilities leaders need to be successful at each Level combined with the results of the LPE significantly reduces hiring mistakes by assessing the “other” 90%.

Hire, Retain and Promote Best-Fit Leaders

Your organization needs leaders ready to step up to higher levels when the time comes. LPE results assist with leader skill development to ensure that your leadership pipeline is working.  

How many hiring mistakes can your company afford to make in the next six months? Consider the benefits of having best-fit leaders at each Level in your organization.  Call 706-769-5836 to find out how to get started or Download a PDF Brochure.

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