Another “New Normal” ? by Frank Dadah

By Frank Dadah “How to manage a hybrid team.” “Leading in a hybrid work environment.” “Managing virtually.” The “new normal.” These have become the catch phrases of organizational life since the world turned upside down in 2020. But as cliched as the “new normal” sounds, it’s really true. We are in a different place than we were two years ago, a year ago, even six months ago. And managers are still trying to figure [...]

Another “New Normal” ? by Frank Dadah2022-07-26T11:13:25-04:00

Why is Culture Important Now? by Chuck (Charlie) Mollor, CEO

By Chuck (Charlie) Mollor, CEO, MCG Partners Over the past two years our world has changed dramatically. The disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic have changed the way we work and live. They have forced businesses to regroup and rethink their products and services, strategies and, most of all, how to keep employees engaged and productive. Dozens of studies, surveys and research since the beginning of the pandemic describe the seismic changes in [...]

Why is Culture Important Now? by Chuck (Charlie) Mollor, CEO2022-06-08T14:13:24-04:00

The Three “C’s” for Managing a Hybrid Workforce

By Heather Wood Strong and purposeful communication is an important tool for managers and leaders alike.  The transition to a hybrid workforce has made thoughtful communication even more important.  When scheduling a team meeting or one-on-one think about the three C’s: Communication, Clarity, and Compassion.  Consider how much information you are sharing (frequency, volume, relevance to the audience), be sure to check in with your audience to make sure they understand what’s being said [...]

The Three “C’s” for Managing a Hybrid Workforce2022-03-29T12:18:55-04:00

It’s the Most “Challenging” Time of the Year

By Heather Wood You know the song – rhymes with “Wonderful”!  Maybe it’s on a continuous loop in your brain already. If it wasn’t, and is now, I apologize! ‘Tis the season to be jolly!  I love all things related to this time of year: the decorations, the music, the lights, cheery gatherings of people; just the anticipation of the season is exciting. There is a certain energy in the air that is almost [...]

It’s the Most “Challenging” Time of the Year2020-03-27T12:14:35-04:00

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

Tips for the Remote Worker

What a luxury it is to be able to work from home. Flexibility, autonomy, zero commute, and independence - are all perks of working remotely. We live in an age where working from home is becoming part of the norm, and when given a choice, most people would opt for a remote position any day.  In fact, 1 in 5 employees work from home - that’s 30 million people who choose to work from home.Working [...]

Tips for the Remote Worker2020-03-27T12:40:18-04:00

Beware The Time Change Or Not!

Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday, November 6th.  Halloween will be over, the holidays imminent, and snow is around the corner. For many the time change signals the start of a long, dark winter. This year why not take the scare out of the time change and turn it into an opportunity.  In the spring we “spring forward” and clean out our closets, clear out the garage, wash the windows, etc.  This fall adopt [...]

Beware The Time Change Or Not!2020-03-27T12:34:22-04:00