Category: Research Insights

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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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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What’s on Your Mind? 3 Topics Trending in Challenging Times

By on Thursday August 6, 2020

While I joined the MRG team just a few years ago, MRG itself has been working with coaches around the world for nearly 35 years, developing a network that’s not only broad, but is also incredibly close-knit. One of the benefits of having so many close relationships has been hearing from friends around the world […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: What Sets Entrepreneurs Apart

By on Thursday March 26, 2020

Entrepreneurs have garnered a lot of attention in recent years. The tech boom has given rise to the entrepreneur-as-celebrity, where persona has come to be nearly as important as the business fundamentals. Entrepreneurial flair may be trendy, but setting aside the stereoptypes, what are the behaviors that entrepreneurs apply that are different from other presidents […]

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The End of the HR Generalist

By on Thursday March 12, 2020

Before I became an official MRGer, I spent a couple of years working for a global organization in their HR department. It was an experience I found immensely valuable and intriguing from the perspective that I was able to observe first hand “how the sausage was made” so to speak. It was challenging from a […]

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Navigating a Path from Stand-Up Comedy to Psychology

By on Thursday March 5, 2020

I remember very clearly when I first realized that I wanted to be a comedian. I was young, probably six or seven. It was late on a weekend. My parents and I were watching the iconic Steve Martin “King Tut” sketch on a rerun of Saturday Night Live. If you haven’t seen the sketch, it’s […]

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Bringing Buried Treasure to the Surface: Creating the MRG Knowledge Base

By on Thursday February 27, 2020

“Content.”  It’s a word that has taken on a different meaning in the digital age. In marketing, it’s come to distinguish content marketing – information people actually want to have (expertise, instruction, research, guides) – from the junk they’d rather do without. When I arrived at MRG a few years ago, what I found was […]

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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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