As president of MRG, Tricia uses her penchant for bursting into song and bringing out the best in people in approximately equal measure.

How can we incorporate more compassion into the workplace?

By on Thursday, February 20, 2020

MRG recently published brand new research on compassionate leaders. The piece, Compassionate Leadership: Coaching Leaders to Turn Empathy into Action, reveals some fascinating new findings, including how compassion and empathy differ. They differ not only in definition, but in impact – compassionate leaders are rated significantly higher in a number of critical competencies than their […]

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Learning (and Re-learning) to Pause and Reflect

By on Thursday, December 19, 2019

I think it is fair to say that we are not living in a deeply reflective time. We are all so busy and exposed to so much information that taking the time to stop and reflect often feels like a break in our hectic pace that we cannot afford to take. But as this year […]

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Thought Leader or Thought Inspirer?

By on Thursday, July 25, 2019

I have to admit, I’ve never loved the phrase “thought leader.” Who really wants to have someone else lead their thoughts? We use the phrase so frequently that perhaps we’ve not stopped to think how we may inadvertently be giving up our right and responsibility to be the sole leader of our thoughts. There is […]

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What does it take to become an inspirational leader? Practice, practice, practice.

By on Wednesday, March 13, 2019

“I don’t understand it. We sent him to an expensive leadership development program, but I haven’t seen any improvement in his approach to leadership.”  Sound familiar? Unfortunately, this frustration and confusion is a common refrain in many organizations. While there is certainly individual variation in the full explanation for why this occurs, one of the […]

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Showing Ourselves Love on Valentine’s Day

By on Wednesday, February 13, 2019

I talk with so many leaders and professionals every day. And to a person, they are all striving to do good work. They are striving to achieve their goals, to please their boss or their client, to take care of their team, to grow and to become something more. And while all these committed people […]

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Finding Energy Across Generations (and on the Road)

By on Tuesday, November 27, 2018

2018 has been an exceptionally busy year, in part because I’ve had the privilege and opportunity to spend so much time with members of the MRG community all over the world. . What a joy it is to come together and learn from each other! Earlier this month, I headed to Toronto, where I had […]

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Facilitating 360 Feedback with Wisdom, Courage and Compassion

By on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

It will come as no surprise that I have such a strong belief in the power of a well-designed assessment.  I have seen assessments open up transformational insights for people countless times.  That said, 360 feedback reaches into another assessment universe as clients struggle with the insights offered by observers.  As coaches and feedback providers, […]

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What kind of leaders are needed for our rapidly changing world?

By on Friday, December 9, 2016

By Homaira Kabir Perhaps the greatest characteristic of our times is the speed of change. The world we knew growing up is vastly different to the world we face today. And although we may hold mixed feelings on how we view the change, one thing is certain. With increasing change has come increasing knowledge. Our […]

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