Category: Research Insights

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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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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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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Supply Chain Leader: a Complex Role Requiring a Calm Demeanor

By on Thursday April 8, 2021

Supply chain leaders play a key role in ensuring an organization’s revenue and success. From helping to secure the right suppliers to ensuring efficient distribution (and every step in between), supply chain leaders are involved in many different areas of an organization. MRG recently conducted a study to identify the leadership behaviors that are most […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Highlights of Research on Timely Topics

By on Monday February 1, 2021

Looking for answers? Jump straight to the Q&A with our experts here. Some coaches can spend hours poring over the latest research, diving into every detail in the data. Others prefer to glance at the highlights and move on. Most are probably somewhere in between. But even when time is limited, it’s wise to invest […]

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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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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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