Category: Research Insights

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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What Curious Coaches Want to Know: the Top Research Topics of 2019

By on Wednesday December 4, 2019

Somehow, bewilderingly, we’re already entering the final month of 2019. The year’s end always offers ample opportunity for reflection – what did we accomplish? What did we learn? What are we still seeking? Unsurprisingly, MRG is a particularly reflective environment, and as we close out the year, we ask those questions not only personally, but […]

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