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People Management: Demystifying a Complicated Recipe

By on Thursday, July 11, 2019

I think it’s fair to say, that in relative terms, people management is having a moment. Heck, even Silicon Valley is taking notice. It’s quite common to hear the phrase, “war for talent” inside of today’s organizations. An offshoot of this “war” is that once an organization feels they have hired a talented person, their […]

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Content & Connections: Dispatch from the 2019 MRG Summit

By on Thursday, June 27, 2019

Energy. Yes, the word may be considered a little vague. But time and again, when we host events for the MRG community, it’s what we hear about from those who attended – and it’s what we remember ourselves. The energy at last week’s MRG Summit 2019 in our hometown of Portland, Maine was certainly at […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Dispelling the Myths about Millennials

By on Thursday, June 6, 2019

While most Millennials are hardly “kids” anymore – many are approaching 40 – Baby Boomers and even Gen X-ers may still have a tendency to think of them as youngsters when it comes to workplace dynamics. Many perceive their behaviors and motivations as not only baffling, but completely unique to their generation. In our latest […]

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Leading across Borders: Using Data to Inform a Global Workforce

By on Thursday, May 30, 2019

There’s no denying that, in ways both personal and professional, we are more globally connected than ever. In fact, the flow of information internationally has increased more than 250% since 2001, according to the 2018 DHL Global Connectedness Index. Many of us also hold stereotypes about different countries. Some common stereotypes are accurate but at […]

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Honoring the Individual: Dispatch from ATD 2019

By on Thursday, May 23, 2019

At an event with more than 10,000 attendees, it’s easy to feel lost in the crowd. Maybe that’s why the theme of visibility – of every individual’s need to be seen and understood for their authentic selves, and of the journey to find our own authentic purpose – seemed so poignant when it cropped up […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Coaching for Compassion

By on Thursday, May 16, 2019

Compassion is empathy in action. And as an avid news reader and social media user, I’m struck on a daily basis by the fear that we are living in a world where compassion can be conspicuously absent. At the highest levels of leadership – at least from what we see in the headlines – compassion […]

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Reflect, Learn, and Transform: Dispatch from the EMCC Annual Conference

By on Thursday, May 9, 2019

In April, I traveled to Dublin, Ireland and celebrated my third time presenting at a European Mentoring and Coaching Council conference. EMCC exists to develop and promote mentoring, coaching and supervision at a global level, so don’t let the name mislead you. The conference is a global gathering of coaches and mentors looking to learn […]

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