Unlivable conditions, meager compensation, unpredictable hours, and zero advancement opportunities fuel the sharp spike of quitting retail workers across the country. While American workers are quitting their jobs in droves to pursue better opportunities, the retail industry continues to supersede any other sector in this resignation crusade. A tremendous-and still increasing-350,000 retail workers put in...

As the digital era tempts us in offering closer looks into our personal lives where we interact with others in a less than formal manner, delicate subjects quickly intertwine with appropriate topics. Furthermore, day-to-day usage of increasingly popular social media platforms combined with opinions of our country’s direction makes it difficult to prevent politics in...

In today’s complex environment, organizational problem-solving methods demand regular improvement based thinking to move towards a long term goal.  “Kaizen”, a Japanese word, translates as “change for better” and refers to the activities used to continuously improve business processes. Furthermore, a kaizen event is a short term business improvement process aimed to resolve problems in...

With high stake first impressions determining an entrepreneur’s ability to secure investment, we are often asked by business leaders how to best present to investors and effectively respond to their questions. The most common concern is creating fear and rattling even the most confident entrepreneurs- getting a question they don’t have the answer to. They...

Largely misidentified as an admittance of incapability, the word counsel regrettably turns away even the most strayed individuals. At MCDA CCG, INC., we have helped a growing number of businesses overcome their greatest challenges and streamline even the most complex procedures, but misconceptions surrounding business consulting discourages some from reaching for a helping hand. Unfortunately,...

In the professional world, sending calendar invites entails a subtle art and level of etiquette— here’s how to not drive people insane! When I landed my first big job in Corporate America I was so happy when I received my first calendar invite; I felt so special. A second later, I realized the meeting was...

Staring at the long weekend set out in front of us, a majority of your workforce eagerly anticipate their extended ability to unwind and relax. However, as a business owner/leader/executive/etc., common concerns theorizing a long-weekend-induced-delay may leave you with feelings of anxiety. Stop allowing this! While situations pertaining to the shortened work-week and post holiday...

Believe it or not, the summer season is officially upon us. The rising outside temperatures, longer days, and dramatic ease of lockdown brought on by the now-controlled pandemic, employees yearn to enjoy the sunny season. While a 3-4 month holiday vacation for employees remains highly impractical, the warmer weather provides numerous opportunities to incorporate summer...

Whether you loathe your lengthy commute, have skillfully outgrown a standstill position, wish to escape a toxic culture,  etc., working in a stable job actually increases your chances to procure a better opportunity elsewhere. However, the chances of securing a different job directly correlates with your ability to attend interviews and make a positive impression....

If you have experience with the interview process, you are inevitably familiar with most standard interview questions. “What is the biggest obstacle you’ve faced?”, “What interests you about our company?” “What are some of your strengths?” While these routine questions provide interviewee specific insight surrounding capabilities and previous experience, it can lack in illustrating more...

  The moment you ultimately determined your career goal and created your path to achieve it, there was no chance of stopping you. Driven by sheer passion and hunger for success, you worked around the clock exceeding surrounding expectations, establishing resourceful connections, and defying the odds set against you. With the world at you fingertips...

Uncovering Hidden Talent in Your Organization

Executives generally have a few key attributes they look for in the next generation of leaders that display a promise of outstanding things to come. Executives then become huge advocates for the individuals that are demonstrating these aspects; they write gleaming performance reviews and do what they can to ensure these stars are in the...