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Leadership Transitions: Finishing Well

Roger North of North Group Consultants challenges leaders to prepare both their organization and themselves for the next season of leadership and life. What steps are you taking to finish well and set yourself and your organization up for success in the next season?

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Leadership Transitions

Jan 20, 2017 By (Bio) No Comments

One of the realities of the nonprofit world (and business in general) is that, at some point, all leaders will leave their organization. With the average tenure of a nonprofit leader being just three years, this issue is unavoidable. In some instances, this will be a known change with time to carefully develop and carry […]

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The Power of Pause

  Many people all over the world take the dawn of a new year to start fresh. Goals are written, resolutions are declared, and hope is born. Gyms are full.  Healthy food flies off the shelves.  Books are purchased and stacked by our beds.  Enthusiastically, we dash into January, pumped up by the promise of […]

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Video Blog – Leadership Transitions: Paving a Way for the Future

Roger North of North Group Consultants describes the process of preparing for leadership transitions and the role of the leader in transition. How have you started preparing yourself and your organization for your next leadership transition?

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Building Character

One of the most important gifts we can give to our family, friends, co-workers and ourselves is to be a person of character. David Brooks, in his book The Road to Character, examines the lives of a diverse set of people who have exemplified a life of character.  Brooks identifies a pattern that recurs in each of […]

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I am a numbers guy.  I don’t know why – it’s just how I think.  Numbers measure stuff and help simplify things for me.  Sometimes I am fascinated with how broadly numerical metrics can be applied to explain life truths.  One of those times was a few years ago when I was reading Stand Against […]

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Video Blog – Leadership Transitions: Preparing for Change

Roger North and Dennis Clemmer of North Group Consultants discuss the importance of properly preparing for leadership transitions. What is your organization doing to prepare for an upcoming leadership transition? How are you developing the future leaders within your organization so leadership responsibilities can be transferred with confidence?

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in-spire

Oct 20, 2016 By (Bio) No Comments

He nailed it! In a recent discussion with a client, I asked an important question, “How do you inspire others?”  I was prepared to hear the responses I’ve heard so many times – “Get to know your employees, listen to them, show them appreciation, ask their opinion, be upbeat and engaging…” While these are all […]

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Leaders Help… By Engaging

Oct 05, 2016 By (Bio) No Comments
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We’ve entered a season where everyone can have a (public) voice. It is an interesting time in that the mass of communication – intended to inform – has largely deadened and desensitized us. Messages that once stirred us to action are now scrolled past, muted, and turned off. So what do we do if we […]

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Video Blog – Servant Leadership: Building Trust

Sep 20, 2016 By (Bio) 3 Comments

Roger North of North Group Consultants describes the principal elements of trust – a foundational centerpiece of Servant Leadership. What character traits do you admire in those you consider to be trustworthy? What steps are you taking to gain the trust of others?

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