Theories, opinions, even real-world experience – they’re no match for hard data. Build your expertise, identify emerging trends, and support or challenge your own positions on leadership development using exclusive research from MRG. With three decades of data drawn from leaders around the world, MRG studies offer unparalleled insights into today’s business environment, and the role that effective coaching and development plays in successful, sustainable growth.
COACHING CRIB SHEET | Turning Diversity into Inclusion
What's the business case for diversity and inclusion? What are the risks of pursuing diversity without also striving for inclusion? What are the barriers to inclusion - and how do we surmount them? What are the pillars of an inclusion strategy? Get the quick facts you need to know as you build an effective strategy for inclusion.
WHITEPAPER | Coaching a Multi-Generational Workforce – Not Just the Post-Millennials
How do the various generations differ from each other, and what are the practical implications? A recent large scale study of leaders in Europe reveals new data that both supports and counters common generational assumptions and considers how these insights can be used in coaching practice.
WHITEPAPER | Coaching High Potentials: What to Know and What to Watch Out For
What behaviors and practices are the markers of a true high potential? Explore MRG's new leadership research to help employees become high potentials, succeed in senior positions, and avoid derailing along the way.
WHITEPAPER | Leadership: Breaking the Gender Ties that Bind
Leaders can be constrained by habits derived from gender-based patterns of behavior. MRG's research reveals significant gender differences in 17 of 22 key leadership behaviors. Tricia Naddaff explores these differences and explains how coaches are in a unique position to help leaders develop beyond the ties that bind them.
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | The Relevance of Emotional Intelligence: Finding the Motivation Behind EQ
When the concept of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) rose to prominence, assessing it had an irresistible appeal. And while many continue to find it valuable, many coaches have found that there are some limitations. The EQ can reveal interesting individual characteristics – but how does motivation relate to these characteristics? And how does a coach take these very personal insights and use them effectively to support and guide teams?
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | Choosing HiPos Wisely: Using Data to Build a Smarter Definition of the High Potential Leader
Effectively coaching and developing High Potentials starts with informed selection. New research from MRG reveals that HiPos share a select group of core competencies that are consistent across the board. However, when segmented, the data also reveal surprising diversity within the HiPo population. When we examine the data by region, industry, and other demographics, we find that unique profiles develop within these segments – some that vary significantly from the overall HiPo profile.
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | The Science of Satisfaction: the Data around Personal and Professional Fulfillment
The personal and professional spheres of our lives are interconnected in countless ways. To position leaders for success, we must help them find satisfaction in all aspects of their lives and support them as they establish healthy balance in their lives – personally, professionally, mentally, and socially.
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | Evolving from Diversity to Inclusion: Using Neuroscience to Turn Good Intentions into Impactful Action
Diversity has been a goal, an initiative, and a buzzword for decades, but few individuals or organizations have seen as much impact as they’d like from their efforts. Recent research makes the reasons for that clear: realizing the benefits of diversity is impossible without an equally dedicated effort toward inclusion (diversity’s practical application). Presented in partnership with HCI.
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | Keeping Leaders on Track: Recognize the 3 Leadership Styles that Lead to Derailment
No one ascends to a leadership role hoping to fail; everyone thinks that their tactics, no matter how misguided or misaligned with the organization culture, are providing value. So how do so many leaders get so far off the track without someone recognizing the problem and resetting the course? If you are focused on the right behavioral queues, you can spot derailing leaders before his or her colleagues do – and long before the leaders themselves.
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | Preparing for the Millennial Era: a Data-Driven Look at What Motivates the Next Generation
The conversation around Millennials in the workplace has been so prolonged that it is tempting to dismiss it as overhyped and not worth more exploration. After all, how different can these generations really be? Very different, according to exclusive empirical research from MRG. The motivations of the generation known as Millennials (b. 1977-1990) are profoundly different than those who have come before.
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | Motivation, Bias & Team Dynamics: Fostering Self-Awareness to Create a Collaborative Culture
Self-awareness is essential to individual success, but it’s also critical to healthy team dynamics. How do we help leaders control for biases that are deep below the surface? By being alert to potential biases and exploring them with our clients, we can inspire self-awareness and foster the objectivity required to restore a positive team dynamic.
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | Moving from Developmental to Directional: Coaching Senior Executives for Lasting Change
Developmental conversations are critical for short-term change, but when it comes to reaching long-term goals, traditional leadership development practices can come up short. To support an executive in their commitment to lasting, impactful change or the achievement of major, lifelong goals, coaches must dig deeper to examine the core drivers – usually subconscious – that have steered the client to their current path.