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In Corporate Communications, Empathy and Persuasiveness Matter

By on Friday, November 20, 2020

MRG recently conducted a best practices study of Communications and Corporate Affairs Leaders. This group of leaders is responsible for developing messaging that incorporates the goals and values of an organization, all while addressing it to multiple types of stakeholders. Corporate communications are often designed to influence the perceptions of an organization and have a […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: If you have a brain, you have biases. How do we manage them?

By on Wednesday, October 14, 2020

This post originally appeared on the blog in June 2020. Following an encore presentation of the webinar, we’re republishing the summary with added Q&A from the latest broadcast. In this week’s webinar, we explored the neuroscience of bias, helping us understand how to recognize the many ways it influences our responses and actions. More importantly, […]

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Making Time to Talk Leadership

By on Thursday, October 8, 2020

Many of us are experiencing a lonely time – not just personally, but professionally as well. We’re not breaking bread together anymore. We don’t share a laugh with colleagues in the corridors, or run into peers and clients at conferences, meetings, or happy hours. While it can be difficult, one benefit may be that it […]

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Leadership During a Pandemic: Are Our Behaviors Changing?

By on Thursday, September 24, 2020

Our personal and professional lives have been immensely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course this raises innumerable questions. One question we’ve been getting from practitioners in the MRG community: how will this change the way people work and lead? We’re eager to find answers to this as well. In fact, we have been studying our […]

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Effectiveness Starts at the Top: Best Practices for Presidents and CEOs

By on Thursday, September 10, 2020

Steve Jobs. Jeff Bezos. Indra Nooyi. Meg Whitman. Mark Zuckerberg. Elon Musk. Bill Gates. The names of well-known CEOs jump off the page at us and immediately bring to mind the companies they represent. You can’t think of Steve Jobs without thinking of Apple. Despite dying almost a decade ago, his influence on the Apple […]

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Follow the Evidence: Keeping Research Relevant in Turbulent Times

By on Thursday, August 27, 2020

At MRG, we love research. It is essential to what we do, and it allows us to provide evidence-based advice and insights to our community. We stand by the information we share and do everything possible to ensure that our research insights are accurate and relevant. There are two essential components to holding ourselves to […]

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