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What Fast-Learning Leaders do Differently

By on Thursday, July 9, 2020

“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.” – Albert Einstein Albert Einstein was famously self-deprecating when referring to his own intelligence. He insisted that he was not a genius, but that he merely sat with questions longer and relied more on his imagination than knowledge. When Einstein’s brain was dissected at […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Is there a recipe for a more satisfying life?

By on Thursday, June 18, 2020

Satisfaction. As our personal and professional worlds have been turned upside down these last few months, many of us find ourselves at a point of reevaluation and reflection. How satisfying was the balance of my life before the world was put on pause? How do I seek a more satisfying balance in the future? This […]

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Webinar Wrap-up: Engaging Employees from a Distance

By on Thursday, May 28, 2020

The term “employee engagement” made its first appearance in an academic journal in 1990. Since then, the concept has evolved and transformed; while some organizations take it as a serious imperative, for others, it’s become a loose catchall term for anything from a fitness center to a foosball table. In the midst of the current […]

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Webinar Wrap-up: Leading the Way Forward in Unprecedented Times

By on Thursday, May 14, 2020

Leadership – like everything else – looks different right now. We are all in uncharted waters in so many ways. Individuals who are working amid all this uncertainty are looking to their leaders for support, stability, and reassurance. If you are a coach, you may find that those leaders are turning to you for the […]

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Leveraging Self-Awareness to Support Self-Regulation

By on Thursday, April 30, 2020

Each of us takes a unique approach to the world; we have things that drive us, energize us, and attract us, and things that drain us or even repel us. In this moment, while we are all navigating an unfamiliar and challenging set of circumstances, these motivations feel especially relevant. Understanding our motivations is also […]

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Researching Resilience: What Distinguishes Leaders Who Roll with the Punches?

By on Thursday, April 23, 2020

At the 2019 SIOP conference, my MRG colleague Maria Brown led a symposium entitled Preparing for Generation Z. The purpose of the symposium was to discuss how generations may differ, and provide recommendations on managing those differences. It was an engaging session with an overarching message that we don’t hear very often: science doesn’t indicate […]

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Answers to your Questions about Compassionate Leadership

By on Thursday, April 16, 2020

On April 8, we hosted an encore presentation of one of our most popular webinars on a topic that feels especially timely: Compassionate Leadership: Coaching Leaders to Turn Empathy into Action. Hundreds of practitioners from around the world tuned in, and asked dozens of provocative questions on the topic. Want to catch up on the […]

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