Leadership

Emerging Teams: Developing Leaders for the Future

“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 […]

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Video Blog – Emerging Teams

Oct 05, 2018 By (Bio) No Comments

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 […]

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Coaching for Leaders

Sep 21, 2018 By (Bio) No Comments
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“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 […]

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The Second Friend

Aug 20, 2018 By (Bio) No Comments
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“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 […]

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Make Your Meetings Count

Aug 06, 2018 By (Bio) No Comments
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“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 […]

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Leadership & Team Development

Jul 05, 2018 By (Bio) No Comments
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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 […]

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Trust the Process

May 21, 2018 By (Bio) No Comments
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During the final round of the recent Player’s Championship golf tournament, Webb Simpson had an unprecedented 7-shot lead. All he needed to do to win the nearly $2M purse was play a solid round of golf and focus on the process – play his game one stroke at a time. Fortunately for Webb, he was […]

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Video Blog – Hiring Well

May 04, 2018 By (Bio) One Comment

Hiring well is both an art form and a science – and one that can cost an organization tremendously when done poorly.  Join Roger North, President of North Group Consultants, as he further unpacks the importance of hiring well!

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The Power of Assessment

Apr 20, 2018 By (Bio) No Comments
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Last fall, I was playing golf with a friend when I was reminded of an important leadership lesson – the power of assessment. I was getting ready to make a long fairway shot, a shot I had struggled with the whole round. Before I approached the ball, my friend casually said, “Josh, I’ve been watching […]

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Time for Reflection

Apr 05, 2018 By (Bio) No Comments
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“They can’t see the forest for the trees.” This oft-quoted expression is used to describe someone who seems to have lost something or is not able to see what would be obvious to others. Focusing on what is right in front of them has limited their ability to see the big picture. For some, they […]

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