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About Chuck Mollor

Chuck Mollor is the founding and managing partner of MCG Partners, a woman-owned, management consultancy specializing in leadership development, executive coaching, talent management, organizational effectiveness, management training, and career management solutions. For over 30 years, Chuck has advised, coached and consulted international, national, and regional executives and organizations across industries, start-ups to Fortune 500s, and not-for-profits.

Executive Presence: What Will Others See and Hear By Chuck Mollor

Executive Presence: What Will Others See and Hear By Chuck Mollor Executive presence is the combination of being able to confidently command a room and interact with others, whether it be with one person, a team, or a broader audience. It’s the ability to stand and confidently lead a meeting, give a presentation or speech or have a successful interaction.  Certain people can develop this presence more easily than others, but ultimately, it’s a skill [...]

Executive Presence: What Will Others See and Hear By Chuck Mollor2021-04-05T12:01:26-04:00

Developing Effective Teams By Chuck Mollor

Developing Effective Teams By Chuck Mollor Great teams are the building blocks of any organization. They have shared goals, clear roles, transparent processes for solving problems and making decisions, and the ability to deal with conflicts constructively. A good team may have some of these elements, but a great team will have them all. There are three key dimensions of great teamwork. The first is alignment on direction. There should be a shared belief [...]

Developing Effective Teams By Chuck Mollor2021-03-29T14:11:46-04:00

Do You Engage in Conflict? by Chuck Mollor

The word “conflict” often conjures images of confrontation and anger, but this is often not the case. Disagreements occur in even the most positive and productive work relationships—at least, they should. Conflict itself is neither inherently good nor bad—what is perceived as positive or negative is how the differences are managed and the outcome ensues. There is a phenomenon that we are experiencing in the workforce today, and more broadly in our culture: The [...]

Do You Engage in Conflict? by Chuck Mollor2021-03-07T09:12:16-05:00

The Rebirth of the Growth Mindset

We have faced unprecedented change and loss of control over the last few months. People have lost jobs. Parents and caregivers have become homeschoolers. We’ve left our offices and colleagues to work remotely, and we’ve had a realization of how the workplace can shift and how companies can pivot quickly to meet demands.  Our everyday norms are gone and it doesn’t seem realistic that they will return to what we knew before. How do [...]

The Rebirth of the Growth Mindset2020-09-11T14:35:07-04:00

Why the Authoritarian Leadership Style Won’t Survive 2020

The ‘command-and-control’ leadership style needs to die -- but do we always recognize what it looks like? As we plunge into the new now, the post-pandemic market, it’s more important than ever for leaders to understand the difference between being authoritative and authoritarian. It’s hard to believe that in 2019, we were still reading stories about companies with toxic work cultures. They were still out there, but did they survive this disruption? Workforce engagement [...]

Why the Authoritarian Leadership Style Won’t Survive 20202020-04-30T16:41:19-04:00

The Future Of Leadership: The Agile Leader™

What is the future of leadership? We have spent the past year researching this topic and interviewing executives around the world. We learned that the future is already here and that your organization’s survival is based on a number of key factors—including its ability to be agile. The markets of today and tomorrow reward organizations that have the capacity and willingness to adapt. Market leaders have established cultures and management approaches that encourage creativity [...]

The Future Of Leadership: The Agile Leader™2020-03-27T12:11:44-04:00

The Leadership Flux Epidemic

Key 3 Questions Leadership Teams Need to Ask Themselves Leadership teams are in constant flux. Leaders are coming and going, and similar to their businesses, their direction and needs are in constant flux as well. It is more critical than ever that leaders and their teams need to pause and ask themselves 3 critical questions: Is your senior team aligned regarding your strategic roadmap? Are you confident in your leadership team and in their [...]

The Leadership Flux Epidemic2020-03-27T12:13:08-04:00

GRETCHEN O’BRIEN JOINS MCG PARTNERS AS DIRECTOR OF CONSULTING SERVICES

BOSTON, December 11, 2018 – MCG Partners, a Greater Boston-based management consulting firm today announced Gretchen O’Brien has joined the firm as Director of Consulting Services. O’Brien will be responsible for working with clients to optimize their talent and organizational needs. “MCG Partners’ culture of commitment and results and passion for making a difference for clients has me very excited to join the team”, said O’Brien. “I’m looking forward to working with an organization [...]

GRETCHEN O’BRIEN JOINS MCG PARTNERS AS DIRECTOR OF CONSULTING SERVICES2020-03-27T12:17:44-04:00

RYEN MCGINN PROMOTED TO CLIENT SUCCESS MANAGER

BOSTON, November 26, 2018 – MCG Partners, a Greater Boston-based management consulting firm today announced the promotion of Ryen McGinn to Client Success Manager. In her new role, McGinn is responsible for managing a variety of clients and their needs for MCG Partners, a woman-owned, management consultancy specializing in leadership development, executive coaching, talent management, organizational effectiveness, management training, and eLearning solutions. “I’m very excited about my expanding responsibilities and in working with MCG [...]

RYEN MCGINN PROMOTED TO CLIENT SUCCESS MANAGER2020-03-27T12:17:53-04:00

Can You Handle the Truth?

We all struggle with giving and receiving feedback. It can hit an emotional cord or remind us of an awful experience. Unfortunately we have all been on the receiving end of feedback that wasn’t delivered effectively. However, receiving feedback is one of the most transformational gifts we can receive, so why is it so difficult to give and receive? A key responsibility of any manager is to provide open, honest, direct and transparent feedback to [...]

Can You Handle the Truth?2020-03-27T12:27:54-04:00