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 [...]

Knowing its Values Drives Effective Team Performance

By: Michèle Barnett Berg, Senior Vice President“Coming together is a beginning.  Keeping together is progress.  Working together is success.”Henry Ford, American Industrialist, founder of the Ford Motor Company“Great things in business are never done by one person; they’re done by a team of people.”Steve Jobs, founder of AppleWise words from two great business leaders who created and led companies that have greatly impacted and changed the way we work, live and play. While their leadership [...]

By |2018-05-30T14:21:26+00:00February 27th, 2018|Team Building, Team Effectiveness, Values|0 Comments

In Our Community

You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. – Jane GoodallThis week many of our MCG team had an amazing work day volunteering at the Greater Boston Food Bank. (www.gbfb.org) The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) takes a bold, innovative and multi-pronged approach to achieve their mission to [...]

By |2018-05-30T14:30:38+00:00January 16th, 2018|Team Building, Volunteering|0 Comments

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 [...]

5 Tips for Creating a Collaborative Workplace

Whether it’s a group of two or twenty, or if you are part of a task force, a virtual team, a new or long-term team member, everyone in today’s workplace is working in some form of a team. Results show organizations thrive when teamwork is at its best.   In recent research on talent management, the #1 issue for leadership is how to redesign their organizational structure to meet the demands of their workforce and business [...]

Understanding and leveraging the three virtues of an ideal team player

Building a high performing and effective team with a strong culture is a challenge many companies face. When hiring, companies will often say that they look for a candidate that is a team player. However, many times they have not qualified what that really means and the definition may not be shared and endorsed by others or have competing factors like being in a rush to fill positions, creditability being given for having worked at [...]

Join the NEHRA Webinar Series on June 5th: Building an Effective Team that drives Innovation and Impact

Presented by Michèle Barnett Berg, MCG Partners Description Building effective teams takes focus, effort and discipline. Too often organizations leave things up to chance and are uneven in their approach. Many times organizations will say that they don’t have time to focus on team building activities or these activities are too “soft” when there are goals to achieve and deadlines to meet. However, taking a disciplined and structured approach to this process can There are [...]

Building a Winning Team

If you’re a football fan, like me, it’s an exciting time of year. Seasoned veterans are on the open market, young college talent is working hard to impress coaches for the upcoming draft, GM’s and coaches are putting in massive amounts of time to analyze and critique who they have, who they need, and what the competition will be doing. NFL teams alone spend over $75million a year just in the scouting process! Every sport [...]

Who’s in Sales? Are Your Employees On-board?

Written by Adrienne Mollor How many sales people does your company have? So you're thinking, hmmm... that person we just hired is in sales, right? You're running the number in your head depending on the size of your company. But the answer is the same for every company, small or large. Everyone is in sales. Everyone represents your brand. Each person's approach to sales is different and unique to their role but still impacts your [...]