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 [...]

How to Manage Different Personalities

The workplace today is full of a variety of personalities. Whether you work in a traditional office environment, retail or even remotely, we are surrounded by people who have vastly different behaviors. These characteristics stem from an array of factors that include our environments and even generational tendencies. Personalities are a very big part of you we are, but there are other aspects of us as well – our health, intelligence, education, how we were [...]

The Power of Self-Awareness

On a daily basis we are all placed in countless situations that require us to behave a certain way. As we mature, we receive both positive and negative feedback that helps shape who we are, but how do we know if the behaviors we are naturally drawn to are helping us to achieve our goals or somehow getting in our way? The answer is simple, self-awareness. Self-awareness is a powerful gift that allows us [...]

3 Tips to Lead Virtual Teams

There are more virtual teams today than ever before. The definition of what a virtual worker and/or team continues to change and evolve. There are a variety of factors that have contributed to this increase, and change, including globalization, shifts in technology, variations in competition, and increased responsibilities. Research from Global Workforce Analytics and the US Census Bureau shows how significant this trend is: […]

By |2018-05-29T20:28:09+00:00June 8th, 2016|Management Training|0 Comments

Traits of Entrepreneurs and Transition to Leaders

Most entrepreneurs share a similar personality type. They are generally self-starters, results oriented, have a high sense of urgency, and are a risk taker. They also challenge status quo/the world around them, usually communicate directly and to the point, and have difficulty delegating authority. […]

By |2018-05-29T20:40:29+00:00May 25th, 2016|Entrepreneurs, Management Training|0 Comments

Focus or Refocus

Occasionally we need to stop and reboot. To determine if we need to FOCUS or RE-FOCUS how we spend our time and prioritize what we should be doing. 1. Focus on important things early in the day. When we're rested, those big and multiple tasks don't feel as overwhelming as if we wait until 4:00pm. Keep your calendar open early in the morning and dedicate your energy to that one primary thing. If you have [...]

The War for Talent continues

A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader; a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves." - Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt understood the importance of true leadership and its ability to create a strong, cohesive team. In an increasingly competitive market, do you understand what's needed to build your organizational team and retain talent? In the latest issue of HR.com's Talent Acquisition Excellence Essentials, Chuck Mollor – Executive Coach & Managing Partner of [...]

By |2018-05-16T20:10:20+00:00April 1st, 2014|Leadership, Management Training|0 Comments

What is the Cost of Not Training New Managers?

It’s a Lot More than You Think! Leadership development is a long term vital business practice to almost all successful companies.  People will often use the term “leadership development” and “management training” interchangeably, however, I would like to distinguish the two and put a spotlight on new manager training and why it is so critical for employers. I remember my first promotion in my career that required me to supervise others.  I was so excited [...]

The Art of Failing

The art of failing can be as nimble as catching your balance on an unstable bike or as elegant as improvising a performance while blanking on stage. Failure is part of life but many of us are wired to approach and deal with failure and change differently. One’s ability to deal with risk and change are measurable behaviors. Some of us naturally are risk takers, shoot from the hip, and with no interest or attention to [...]