As we come into the holiday season, our team has been embracing a spirit of gratitude and thankfulness. We’d like to take a moment to share our reflections and wish each of you a blessed Thanksgiving!
As an avid sports fan, I thoroughly enjoy watching my teams play and following the day-to-day happenings that involve roster moves, strategy, coaching and the locker room atmosphere (some call it drama!). More and more we are seeing and hearing how team culture determines the success of a team. There is no better example of […]
“Leonardo da Vinci, the defining Renaissance man…, believed that in order to fully understand something one needed to view it from at least three different perspectives.” – Frans Johansson, The Medici Effect We are excited to introduce the latest service from North Group Consultants – Emerging Teams! Emerging Teams is a service specifically geared toward developing your […]
Effective communication, organizational health, structure and process, healthy meeting rhythms – these are just some of the crucial skills and concepts embodied by successful leaders. Join Roger North and Dan Burkholder as they explain North Group’s newest initiative – Emerging Teams – and how this program can play a prominent role in developing your next […]
“It’s lonely at the top.” I have heard this phrase used numerous times to describe what leaders may experience as they sit in a leadership role atop an organization. As leaders, it is crucial to have someone to interact with who can provide encouragement, direction and accountability. At North Group, our approach to leadership coaching […]
“The First Friend is the alter ego, the man who first reveals to you that you are not alone in the world… but the Second Friend is the man who disagrees with you about everything. He is not so much the alter ego as the antiself. Of course he shares your interests; otherwise he would […]
“We already have too many meetings around here and they are a waste of my time.” This was the proclamation of one member of a newly formed leadership team as he entered the room just before the start of our first meeting. From the expressions and body language of those already around the table, it […]
Leadership can be hard to define, but it’s abundantly clear whether or not it exists in an organization. A strong leader is the very heart of a healthy organization. He / she drives the culture, which influences the behavior of employees and drives the performance results that lead to a successful endeavor. They are in […]