Don’t take the easy way out. Here is a lesson from history!

This is a very hard lesson for people to learn.  Society has made it so easy for people to take the easy road these days.  Parents, do yourselves a favor and do not give your kids the easy way out, teach them that hard work does pay off.  The world is a tough place, acceptContinue reading “Don’t take the easy way out. Here is a lesson from history!”

Workforce Planning…..Create the plan now

Workforce Planning Workforce Planning is a core function of human resource management and it is related to the systematic identification and analysis of what an organization is going to need in terms of the size, type, experience, knowledge, skills and quality of workforce to achieve its objectives. It is a process used to generate businessContinue reading “Workforce Planning…..Create the plan now”

Crap, I hired the wrong person!

I woke up this morning to a 6AM voicemail from a great client of mine with the following message, “FUCK MIKE!  I hired the wrong person, call me to discuss, I need help fixing this!” This is a painful situation for a CEO. You’ve had a gigantic gap in your executive team, and you findContinue reading “Crap, I hired the wrong person!”

It’s Not My Responsibility!

When I am going to facilitate a meeting or a training session, I arrive nice and early to set up the conference room to create a positive environment for all of the participants.  At the conclusion of the day, I make sure the room is tidy for the next facilitator.  However, even if I useContinue reading “It’s Not My Responsibility!”

You have your team, but are they coachable?

Yesterday we talked about team building.  I sparked a lot of questions about individuals and small teams.  People wanted to know what to do if the individuals do not seem coachable…so here we go… Is your team coachable? If not, call us at MCDA – we can help! In any business, it is the managers’sContinue reading “You have your team, but are they coachable?”

Stop being such a little wimpy butt…

How many of you can identify a constant complainer in less than 5 seconds? Ready, Set, Go!  Did you identify somebody?  Is that person your significant other?  if so, keep that part to yourself for the sake of your day.  But seriously you know who I’m talking about, the person who complains about everything under theContinue reading “Stop being such a little wimpy butt…”

Personal development coaches are here for you!

At MCDA we partner with you to help you achieve the goals that you have been longing for.  Have you wanted to advance your career, but struggle to do so?  Do you have a desire to further your education or achieve a certificate in a specialized field?  Our personal development coaches are professionals with yearsContinue reading “Personal development coaches are here for you!”