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Leadership Takes Courage

Dec 05, 2014 By (Bio) No Comments
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December 5, 2014 Leadership Takes Courage by Dennis Clemmer In October I took part in my high school’s 50th class reunion. I wasn’t sure what to expect and even had some troubling dreams prior to the event. My dreams were not realized, however, and the event was a huge success. All because of courage. Between […]

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It’s on Us!

November 20, 2014 It’s on Us! by Gina Breslin In my role at North Group, I get the privilege of walking alongside many rock solid leaders and hiring managers as they search for ideal candidates to fill a need within their organization. We work together to find an individual with not only the necessary skills […]

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Setbacks

November 5, 2014 Setbacks by Bethany Graybill An unexpected letter arrived in our mailbox earlier this year.  It was from a local university Baseball Coach and sent to my 11 year-old son who’d had to give up his favorite sport this year – ice hockey – due to a medical condition. The note from the […]

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The Essential Perspectives of Leaders

Oct 20, 2014 By (Bio) No Comments
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October 20, 2014 The Essential Perspectives of Leaders by Lynette Meck Every year my husband and I vacation in South Carolina, and I am always struck by the views we enjoy. There are two distinct views….the one from above and the one from below.  From above, on my fourth floor balcony, I see tall, green sea […]

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Loves Me, Loves Me Not

October 6, 2014 Loves Me, Loves Me Not, by Dave Thompson I still remember elementary school and the field daisy I gave to a classmate as a sign of friendship. She promptly began pulling the petals off with the well-known chant, “He loves me; he loves me not.” Over and over she continued until to […]

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Into the Woods

September 22, 2014 Into the Woods by Sheryl Eberly Two roads diverged in a yellow wood. And sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler, long I stood…. Thanks, Robert Frost, for putting into words the way we pause when faced with choices. I notice this in myself: Whether it’s to welcome new […]

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Let’s Talk Service

September 5, 2014 Let’s Talk Service by Joanne Ladley Whether you refer to the way you treat the people you serve at work as guest service, client service or customer service, likely you have a philosophy that undergirds how you handle situations where your service comes into question. One philosophy is: The Customer is Always […]

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Lightening the Load

August 20, 2014 Lightening the Load by Daryl Leisey Last week I attended a simulcast leadership seminar with several of my colleagues from North Group. Throughout the two-day event I had the opportunity to speak with a number of individuals I had not seen for some time. It was good to reconnect. In those conversations, […]

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Taking Your Own Medicine

August 5, 2014 Taking Your Own Medicine by Roger North My mother and three sisters love to remind me of what a tease I was when I was a boy. Apparently, my favorite activity was teasing and provoking my sisters, especially Margie who is the youngest. Of course I do not remember it that way […]

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Tapping Into Your Team’s Strengths

Jul 21, 2014 By (Bio) No Comments

July 21, 2014 Tapping Into Your Team’s Strengths by Roger Garber Just over two years ago, I left the family business that I’d been involved in for 30 years.  It was a privilege to partner with my father, brother and nephew in business.  As a large, closely-knit family, we worked together and played together. However, […]

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