Tag: leadership coaching

Effective Controllers Know When to Push Back

By on Friday, December 4, 2020

The controller role is as complex as it gets. Controllers need to consolidate data from multiple sources to essentially predict the future. They then use those forecasts to make decisions that can have long term consequences for the organization. They do this within the constraints of regulations and laws, among other factors. Given the complexity […]

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In Corporate Communications, Empathy and Persuasiveness Matter

By on Friday, November 20, 2020

MRG recently conducted a best practices study of Communications and Corporate Affairs Leaders. This group of leaders is responsible for developing messaging that incorporates the goals and values of an organization, all while addressing it to multiple types of stakeholders. Corporate communications are often designed to influence the perceptions of an organization and have 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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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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Effectiveness Starts at the Top: Best Practices for Presidents and CEOs

By on Thursday, September 10, 2020

Steve Jobs. Jeff Bezos. Indra Nooyi. Meg Whitman. Mark Zuckerberg. Elon Musk. Bill Gates. The names of well-known CEOs jump off the page at us and immediately bring to mind the companies they represent. You can’t think of Steve Jobs without thinking of Apple. Despite dying almost a decade ago, his influence on the Apple […]

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