Leadership Development and its Challenges in a time of Complexity

There have been many articles written recently about Leadership Development, and with good reason. Leadership development is the process by which companies first identify individuals within their organizations who have the potential for leadership, and then provide them with the resources and training they need to grow into those positions and have a positive long-term impact on the organization. Done well, Leadership Development can have a multitude of positive effects on an organization’s performance, [...]

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 [...]

Join the NEHRA Webinar Series on November 28th: The Agile Leadership Revolution

Description Companies are failing at an exponential rate. Since 2000, more than half of the Fortune 500 no longer exist and the rate of extinction continues to grow rapidly.  Organizations and executives are concerned that traditional leadership models are no longer working. With the rapid pace of technology, disruption, globalization, and regulation, leaders must be able to think and behave in new and radical ways. In this webinar, we will introduce the principles [...]

WBENC & MCG Partners Celebrate National Women’s Small Business Month

October is National Women’s Small Business Month, a time to celebrate the growth and accomplishments of female entrepreneurs and the role they play in our economy. MCG Partners is proud to celebrate its success as a women owned business certified with WBENC (www.wbenc.org) and with the State of Massachusetts’ Operational Services Division, Supplier Diversity Office. According to the latest American Express State of Women-Owned Businesses report, the growth of women-owned businesses continues at a [...]

Integrity First, Leadership Second

By: John Griffith, Vice President, Consulting Services “The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower I was jolted from sleep as the notes of Reveille thundered across the courtyard. In a blur of fatigue and adrenaline, I leapt from bed into a fitness uniform and ran out the door. At 4:45am, the sun wouldn’t rise for another hour, but the warmth still clung to the night air [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

5 Reasons Why Everyone Hates Working at Your Company

We are in the midst of a transformation. The paradigms in which businesses and leaders have operated for the past four decades are being dismantled and giving way to a new and more effective mode of operating: Agile. Let’s take a look at why Agile principles work so well: 1. People hate secrets. What happens in the old structure of hierarchies and siloes is a lot of secrecy, “need to know”, politics, etc. It’s common [...]

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 [...]

The Gift of Developed Leaders

This season, give your employees the gift of developed leaders. Give the gift of developing their potential to grow into key performers within your organization. Leadership development doesn’t happen by chance. This must be a deliberate focus by an organization. It takes time, it takes effort, and it takes an investment. However, the research and studies support the massive ROI on effective leadership development strategies implemented in all types of organizations. 1. Identify the key [...]