Communication

Lead With Your Heart

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The Case for Culture: Communication

Due to the many competing pressures businesses face today, culture ranks as a top concern for CEOs and other executives, and is increasingly seen as the pendulum on which results swing. Given how extraordinarily complex cultures are, how does an organization refine and evolve a culture to unleash potential and turn strategies into success? We…

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Creating a “sense”sational culture Copy

We believe Love in Business is Good Business™ and that creates a truly "sense"sational culture. See how infusing love and care in our business lives can shape our views of culture and impact our day-to-day engagements for the better.

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Inside health care: Agile and empathetic cultures innovate better, faster

Over my 25+ years of enabling enterprises to effectively transform, some of the most successful change initiatives I’ve witnessed are led by executives with agile mindsets and behaviors. How executives think, feel and act is paramount. That’s why it’s a concern that a lack of confidence is a top reason why executives are unprepared to…

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Maril MacDonald Inducted into Page Hall of Fame

This speech was given on September 16, 2019 by Maril Gagen MacDonald as she was inducted into the 2019 Arthur W. Page Hall of Fame in Boston, Massachusetts.  Good evening. Thanks, for that great introduction, Aedhmar!  And Bob – congratulations on your Distinguished Service Award.  It’s a little daunting to follow the two of you…

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Driving Culture Transformation at a Leading Global Pharmaceutical Company

Challenge A global pharmaceutical company has been a leader in the industry, revolutionizing a key area of treatment for patients for nearly a decade, but the traditional ways the company’s employees worked were outdated – a fact reflected in operational margins below industry peers. When the company set out to transform, its objectives were to: Increase…

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PRWeek 2018 Hall of Femme Full Size

PRWeek has named Maril MacDonald to its 2018 “Hall of Femme” list. In its recent issue, Maril pays homage to some of the women who have helped her in her career, along with an inspiring message to all those gal pal trailblazers. Return to post

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Leading in the New World

Resources: For a copy of the presentation, please e-mail Morgan Manion at m.manion@gagenmac.com Barrett, Richard. The New Leadership Paradigm. lulu.com, 2011. Barrett, Richard. The Values-Driven Organization: Cultural Health and Employee Well-Being as a Pathway to Sustainable Performance, 2nd Edition. Routledge, 2017. Bernstein, Ethan., Bunch, John., Canner, Niko., & Lee, Michael. “Beyond the Holacracy Hype.” Harvard Business…

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Purpose: Sparking the Love & Fueling the Business

At Gagen MacDonald, we believe Love in Business is Good Business™. One of the many ways to spark the love, and fuel the business, is by connecting to a shared purpose. Purpose ignites employees and leaders alike to deliver outstanding business results, change the world for the better – and love going to work, every…

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