Where to Start with Your DEI Initiative By Verna Ford

2020 ushered in a new era of organizational interest in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Major American corporations that have long supported DEI work are looking again at their recruiting practices and promotion pipelines to ensure they are reflective of national demographics. In addition to hosting open dialogues with employees about the most compelling issues of the day, these organizations are increasing supplier diversity spend and philanthropic gifts, recognizing their roles as citizens of the [...]

Where to Start with Your DEI Initiative By Verna Ford2021-02-13T09:10:53-05:00

The Virtual Campfire with Tony Martignetti

Chuck Mollor's new book, The Rise of the Agile Leader: Can You Make the Shift?, is a guide for the aspiring leader that emphasizes the need for flexibility and humility in leadership. Listen as Chuck joins Tony Martignetti's The Virtual Campfire podcast to talk about his new book. He reveals his background, noting what moments and details led him to be the person he is today. He speaks about his mother’s resilience and optimism [...]

The Virtual Campfire with Tony Martignetti2021-03-07T09:19:16-05:00

Announcing the Launch of our Newly Designed Website

We are excited to announce the launch of MCG Partners newly designed website-www.mcgpartners.com! Our goal with this new designed website is create a user-friendly experience for our trusted and valued customers and business partners. The updated site includes changes to navigation, with a better user experience for both mobile and desktop versions. We’ve also improved the structure, so you’ll find more easily what you are looking for. There are many smaller but important changes [...]

Announcing the Launch of our Newly Designed Website2020-03-27T12:25:43-04:00

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

Prioritize Yourself

Just a quick blog post for you today because, well, I’m busy! I don’t know about you but, my schedule has been super jam-packed since the start of the year.  Which, is really a good thing.  Intellectually I know this.  But, I’m starting to feel a little crazed.  I find myself double-booked, forgetful of minor details, and, have the general feeling that a ball is about to be dropped.  By me!  It’s a very [...]

Prioritize Yourself2020-03-27T12:18:50-04:00

John Griffith Joins MCG Partners as Vice President of Consulting Services

BOSTON, March 8, 2018 – MCG Partners, a Greater Boston-based management-consulting group, today announced the addition of John Griffith as vice president of consulting services. In his new role, Griffith is responsible for driving the growth of MCG Partners, a woman-owned, management consultancy specializing in leadership development, executive coaching, talent management, organizational effectiveness, management training, and eLearning solutions. “I was drawn to MCG Partners’ culture of authenticity and results,” said Griffith. “I’m looking forward to [...]

John Griffith Joins MCG Partners as Vice President of Consulting Services2020-03-27T12:19:58-04:00

The Power of Reflection

By Riley McDonough, Executive Coach The great leadership development guru Warren Bennis once said that “leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality”. He went on further to say “it is the job of the leader to develop a vision, establish what matters and why, and set the direction and inspire”. It’s hard to argue with the logic and brilliance of that statement, which he made over 20 years ago, but just how do [...]

The Power of Reflection2020-03-27T12:21:08-04:00

Inspirational Leadership in a Time of Uncertainty

As a coach who regularly works with senior level business executives, I’m often asked the question “from your perspective, what does it take to become an inspirational leader”? […]

Inspirational Leadership in a Time of Uncertainty2020-03-27T12:30:30-04:00

My Phone, My Friend, My Foe: Five Day Phone Challenge

We have all heard of and maybe have tried to address habit changing challenges. The 21 Day Fix, 30 day ab challenge, fit arms in fifteen, etc.…. People track their eating and exercise in journals to better understand their patterns and derailers. This type of personal accountability is made easier with the assistance of a plan or coach. Now I ask you have you ever tracked your phone/technology activity?Trends demonstrate that people are reacting more [...]

My Phone, My Friend, My Foe: Five Day Phone Challenge2020-03-27T12:38:57-04:00

Onboarding: Accelerating Your Most Valuable Assets—Your People

It’s a new year and many companies are looking at open positions, talent management and succession planning. One area that we see clients struggle with is having a comprehensive onboarding approach.  Typically, companies invest heavily in their process upfront to attract and recruit talent but when it comes to having a dedicated and comprehensive effort to onboard these employees to their new roles there is often a lack of attention.What do most employees want?When we [...]

Onboarding: Accelerating Your Most Valuable Assets—Your People2020-03-27T12:40:57-04:00