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Motivation and Leadership: What Drives Effective Leaders?

By on Friday, December 3, 2021

What drives you? What drains you? Be honest; when is the last time you stopped to consider the answers to those questions? While the forces of motivation play a significant role in how you approach the world, they are often overlooked. Many leaders get focused on what they’re good at or what they struggle with, […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Coaching Leaders to Go to the Next Level

By on Tuesday, November 16, 2021

We are in a moment of unprecedented upheaval in the job market. In many organizations, there’s pressure to pay extra attention to retain and develop current staff – particularly those promising high potentials – to ensure that there’s a sufficient pool of talent prepared to step up when senior positions open. It’s a smart plan […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Taking a Thoughtful Approach to Career Transitions

By on Thursday, October 28, 2021

Last week, Andrew Rand and David Ringwood offered a webinar that took us through three key things to consider when making a career transition. Given the tight labor market – and the pressure people may be feeling to go where the grass is greener – it’s certainly a timely topic. Miss the broadcast? Fear not! […]

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Barriers to Shared Leadership: A Closer Look at the Research

By on Monday, October 18, 2021

There are plenty of reasons that you’ve heard us beat the Shared Leadership drum over and over again: at this moment in time, it just makes sense. Organizational needs are increasingly complex. Leaders are under pressure to meet a broader array of expectations. And in many cases, organizations are recognizing that they cannot overburden leaders […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Breaking Down the Barriers to Shared Leadership

By on Monday, September 20, 2021

In the last 18 months, many people’s working worlds have been turned upside down. Through challenges and disruptions large and small, one thing has become clear: in work, as in life, we’re much better when we work together. In fact, demands on leaders have been increasing for decades, as we have expected leaders to develop […]

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Are you coaching a Job Jumper?

By on Thursday, July 8, 2021

There are plenty of great reasons for people to keep their eyes open for new opportunities. In the current job market – where there are ample openings, particularly in certain industries – it can be especially tempting to start seeing greener grass everywhere you look. With the recent increase in remote work opportunities, workers may […]

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Assessing the Assessments: 3 Things to Consider

By on Thursday, May 13, 2021

When it comes to questionnaires, there’s no question: there are a lot to choose from. And while as a coach you may have a personal favorite, different organizations, individuals, and engagements may call for different tools (or combinations of tools). That means  choosing your assessment – or justifying your assessment choice to a client – […]

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Off the Rails: 4 Types of Leaders at Risk of Going off Track

By on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

“There is no single ‘right’ way to lead.” If you’ve worked with MRG, you may have heard an expression like this before. Over nearly four decades in the field of leadership assessment, a cornerstone of the MRG philosophy has been embracing diverse approaches to leadership. Different contexts – organizations, roles, challenges – may call for […]

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Conflict Resolution: Navigating Tricky Motivational Combinations

By on Saturday, April 3, 2021

Motivation plays a major role in the way we approach the world – and often, in the way we approach others. Not only do our motivations influence our own actions, they also color the way we interpret the actions of others. And when certain combinations collide, it can lead to conflict. While people’s strongest motivations […]

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