Seth Kahan is Interviewed in the Summer 2012 Edition of HR Certification Institute’s Certified

Executive change expert, Seth Kahan, is profiled in the article, “Follow the Leader” in the semi-annual edition of HR Certification Institutes, Certified about how he became one the industries top consultants of innovation and an expert in change.

Washington, DC, March 04, 2013 --( Seth Kahan was interviewed recently for the HR Certification Institute’s article titled “Follow the Leader,” which profiles the past few years of Kahan’s rise to become an effective change and innovation expert in the United States. In the article Kahan reveals 8 competencies which leaders can do to master innovation:

1. 1. Exploiting Change
2. 2. Changing the Game
3. 3. Gathering Intelligence
4. 4. Hitting the Bullseye
5. 5. Creating Value
6. 6. Driving Traction
7. 7. Getting Execution Right
8. 8. Maintaining Innovation

Kahan says, “It was an honor to be interviewed by the Certified staff. This is the premier publication in the industry. I have had the good fortune to work with the HR Certification Institute. Their growth over the last several years has been remarkable and their strategy exemplary. I profile their rise in my new book, Getting Innovation Right: How Leaders Leverage Inflection Points to Drive Success. What HRCI has done in the field has placed it as a leader when it comes to innovation and strategic HR.”

You can view the article at

About Seth Kahan

Seth Kahan has worked with CEOs and top-level executives in companies that include World Bank, Peace Corps, Royal Dutch Shell as well as over 40 associations and public sector agencies. Kahan's book, Getting Change Right: How Leaders Transform Organizations from the Inside Out is a business bestseller. He writes online for Fast Company ( His next book, Getting Innovation Right, is due out in March 2013.

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About Certified

Certified is a semi-annual publication of HR Certification Institute. The HR Certification Institute (HRCI), established in 1976, is an internationally recognized certifying organization for the human resource profession. Today, more than 120,000 HR professionals worldwide proudly maintain the HR Certification Institute’s credentials as a mark of high professional distinction. The HR Certification Institute is a global leader in developing rigorous exams to demonstrate mastery and real-world application of forward-thinking HR practices, policies and principles.
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