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Picking Up the Torch with Humility & Gratefulness: How Next Generation Leaders Successfully Transition

The leaders of your organization have started thinking about the next generation of the company – and they approach you. With many ideas swirling through your mind, you leave with hopeful optimism. Though unsure of how it is going to be accomplished, you’re positive it will work. This thought will, of course, be short-lived as […]

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Planning for What’s Next

There is nothing more heartwarming than the story of a successful multi-generational family business. Carrying on the legacy of one’s parents, grandparents, or sometimes even great grandparents is an honor. I have had the privilege of being on both sides of this equation – the person learning and eventually taking over my mother’s role; and, […]

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Video Blog – Extending Our Mission

Feb 05, 2018 By (Bio) No Comments
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Roger North explains how North Group’s mission has been enhanced and expanded through the addition of Legacy Law, a North Group affiliated law firm. How are you continuing to refine and enhance the mission of your organization?

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The Three Pillars of Succession Planning

Jan 19, 2018 By (Bio) No Comments

In his recent blog, my partner, Roger North, shared about our three-year journey of developing and executing an ownership succession plan for North Group. He aptly noted that this process “took time, energy, and a few engaging disagreements.” Roger is right – it required time. Not just blocks of time here and there, but also “seasons […]

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On The Business

Jan 05, 2018 By (Bio) 2 Comments

About 20 years ago, Michael Gerber wrote a landmark book entitled The E-myth. In this excellent book, he coined language that is now fairly common in business. He wrote about working “on the business” versus “in the business.” Like many business owners, I struggle with allocating appropriate time to “on the business” issues such as succession […]

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Video Blog – Intentional Leadership: Self Care – Spiritual

Dec 20, 2017 By (Bio) One Comment

Roger North and Brian Black of North Group Consultants discuss the importance of carving out time and space for both forward and backward spiritual reflection to re-energize and refocus for the responsibilities of leadership. How do you spiritually prepare yourself for leadership? What practices have you established to create adequate time for spiritual reflection?

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I’ve Got Your Back

Dec 05, 2017 By (Bio) No Comments
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I have a good friend who shares the adage “I’ve got your back” and lives it out as he helps others in their quest to be successful in their role. His message is always conveyed in a manner that encourages accountability, but also aids in the release of the pain of failure, the disappointment of […]

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Video Blog – Happy Thanksgiving – From All of Us!

Nov 20, 2017 By (Bio) One Comment
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As Thanksgiving approaches, we are reminded of the many blessings and wonderful friendships afforded to us. We are grateful to you, our clients and friends. Please enjoy this special Thanksgiving greeting from your friends at North Group and Legacy Law. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Video Blog – Intentional Leadership: Self Care – Intellectual

Nov 06, 2017 By (Bio) No Comments

Roger North of North Group Consultants emphasizes the importance of intellectual self care. As leaders, we need to actively cultivate the life of our minds which, in turn, can enhance our curiosity, creativity, and connection with others. What is your current state of intellectual self care? What new ideas might you try to cultivate your […]

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Welcome Legacy Law – A North Group Affiliate

Nov 01, 2017 By (Bio) No Comments
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I could not be more pleased to introduce you to our new affiliate – Legacy Law. Legacy Law has been conceived to provide clients a high level comprehensive advisory approach in the specialized areas of: Business succession planning Estate planning Charitable giving For over 20 years, family business owners have trusted North Group to fulfill […]

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