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The Power of Trust

Jun 04, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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June 4, 2012 The Power of Trust by Craig Schloneger When you experience a transition in life, you realize the importance of past relationships and how they have influenced and shaped your professional and personal life. As many of you are aware, I have recently made a transition from CEO of Ten Thousand Villages to […]

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Leading Yourself First

May 21, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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May 21, 2012 Leading Yourself First by Jerry Murray Ever felt inspired by the ambition and intentionality of well-known leaders? When I read A Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin, I was struck by the great lengths to which Abraham Lincoln and the members of his cabinet went to be of use to society. […]

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Yes You Can

May 04, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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 May 4, 2012 Yes You Can by Gina Breslin “Yes you can!” These were favorite words of my father throughout his life. More often than not, these words were followed by an incredulous, “Why couldn’t you?” Dad exemplified this can-do attitude continually, not only as an entrepreneur and a small business leader, but also in his personal […]

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Power Packs Project – the New Summer Program

April 20, 2012 Power Packs Project – the New Summer Program by Sheryl Eberly In celebration of North Group’s 15th Anniversary we’re supporting Power Packs Project. This community organization provides food-insecure families with weekend food and education on how to cook low-cost healthy meals. Each Thursday, Lancaster County kids take home from school a simple […]

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Celebrating 15 Years – Partnering with a Powerful Project

April 5, 2012 Celebrating 15 Years – Partnering with a Powerful Project by Roger North with guest blogger Mara Creswell McGrann April 1st marked North Group’s 15th Anniversary. I don’t know where the years have gone, but I do know I’m deeply grateful for the opportunity our firm has had to serve our clients through […]

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Vision & Accountability

Mar 20, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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March 20, 2012 Vision & Accountability by Joanne Ladley We all know about the power of a vision.  If you don’t know where you’re going, how are you going to get there?  Articulating your direction, knowing who you are – it’s all fundamental to sustaining a successful business. Let me add one more piece to […]

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Fond Memories of Super Balls and Pigeons

Mar 05, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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March 5, 2012 Fond Memories of Super Balls and Pigeons by Daryl Leisey A number of years ago…actually, many years ago….I attended a high school that had an historically good boys basketball team. While I never played, I enjoyed the excitement and passion that fans often brought to the games (especially toward our cross-town arch […]

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Culture Eats Strategy

Feb 20, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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February 20, 2012 Culture Eats Strategy by Roger North   Did you ever shop at Genuardi’s? A wonderful family owned supermarket chain, Genuardi’s was Wegmans before Wegmans. It was Whole Foods before Whole Foods. Whatever happened to Genuardi’s anyway? Founded in 1920 by Italian immigrants, Genuardi’s was in family hands for five decades. By 2000, […]

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It’s All About Adaptability

Feb 06, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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February 6, 2012 It’s All About Integrity by Gerald Meck I recently read an article entitled “The Future of Business is Pure Chaos. Here’s how you can survive – and perhaps even thrive” by Robert Safian in the January 2012 issue of Fast Company.   This article stimulated my thinking about what kind of leadership is […]

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What’s the Big Deal about Culture?

Jan 22, 2012 By (Bio) One Comment
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January 22, 2012 What’s the Big Deal about Culture? by Dennis Clemmer At times you undoubtedly get tired of hearing us pound away at this organizational culture stuff. There are times when I, too, think maybe we overdo it. About the time I begin to think that, a story or two emerges that makes me […]

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