Tag: individual directions inventory

Workplace Conflict: What happens when motivations collide?

By on Thursday, February 4, 2021

Workplace conflict. Everyone has faced it at some point. When we are struggling to work with someone, we are often tempted to attribute the fault to the other person. Our brains are more or less wired to assume that we are usually doing the right thing, and when others deviate from our expectations or standards, […]

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Conflict Resolution: Motivation as the Missing Piece of the Puzzle

By on Thursday, January 21, 2021

Workplace conflict is not uncommon, but it also may not be obvious. The word “conflict” may call to mind sharp words or raised voices, but it often takes on subtler forms: undermining a colleague; dismissing someone’s ideas without sufficient consideration; avoidance; even just the emotional and mental exhaustion people experience when working alongside someone who […]

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Putting the “I” in Team: How to Incorporate Individual Data in Group Coaching

By on Monday, December 14, 2020

Shared leadership and group development work have emerged in recent months as some of the most in-demand topics in our coaching community. That’s hardly surprising. In this uniquely stressful and challenging time, wise leaders and organizations are embracing a leadership model that helps people support each other, rather than relying on individuals to shoulder a […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: If you have a brain, you have biases. How do we manage them?

By on Wednesday, October 14, 2020

This post originally appeared on the blog in June 2020. Following an encore presentation of the webinar, we’re republishing the summary with added Q&A from the latest broadcast. In this week’s webinar, we explored the neuroscience of bias, helping us understand how to recognize the many ways it influences our responses and actions. More importantly, […]

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Why measure motivation?

By on Thursday, July 23, 2020

There are assessments measuring a vast array of things: behavior, skills, EQ, personality, and many more. Lately, as many people are reexamining their world and their place within it, measuring motivation – which MRG does using the Individual Directions Inventory™ (IDI™) – seems to have gained some momentum. Measuring motivation helps a person understand themselves […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Is there a recipe for a more satisfying life?

By on Thursday, June 18, 2020

Satisfaction. As our personal and professional worlds have been turned upside down these last few months, many of us find ourselves at a point of reevaluation and reflection. How satisfying was the balance of my life before the world was put on pause? How do I seek a more satisfying balance in the future? This […]

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Webinar Wrap-up: Engaging Employees from a Distance

By on Thursday, May 28, 2020

The term “employee engagement” made its first appearance in an academic journal in 1990. Since then, the concept has evolved and transformed; while some organizations take it as a serious imperative, for others, it’s become a loose catchall term for anything from a fitness center to a foosball table. In the midst of the current […]

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