Leadership

What’s Most Important Right Now?

You’ve spent countless hours defining “WHO you are” by asking the following questions with your team: Why do we exist (your purpose)? How do we behave (your values)? What do we do (your products and services)? How will we succeed (your strategic anchors)? While confident in your purpose, the values that support it, the products […]

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How Will We Succeed?

May 20, 2019 By (Bio) No Comments
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The foundations of healthy companies are always rooted in values, vision, and mission. They declare who we are, where we’re going, and what we do – often for generations to come. The business decisions we make every day are ever evolving due to disruptors like market changes, technology, competition, and government regulation. Staying abreast of […]

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Video Blog – Sustaining Competitive Advantage: Lancaster County Community Foundation

May 06, 2019 By (Bio) No Comments

Lancaster County Community Foundation’s innovative approach to philanthropy and community leadership has impacted and shaped Lancaster County in significant ways. Join us as we interview Sam Bressi, President and CEO of Lancaster County Community Foundation, to learn more about their unique competitive advantage and innovation philosophy! 

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What do we do?

Apr 15, 2019 By (Bio) No Comments
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A business owner friend of mine recently described his company’s success operating in a niche area of construction. As he explained not only the services his team provides, but the expertise of each team member, I could not help but wonder why he didn’t mobilize his team for broader purposes. They clearly have wide-ranging skillsets […]

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How Will You Behave?

Mar 18, 2019 By (Bio) No Comments
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I distinctly remember entering my daughter’s first grade classroom many years ago. Prominently displayed on posters around the room were “classroom rules.” When I inquired about their origin, the teacher informed me that on the first day of school she conducted a “class meeting.” The class was asked to decide what rules should apply given […]

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Video Blog – Sustaining Competitive Advantage: MERSEN

Mar 04, 2019 By (Bio) No Comments

MERSEN is one of the top graphite machining facilities in the nation.  While highly profitable, MERSEN focuses first on their mission “to improve people’s lives.” Join us as we interview long-time friend and client, Mitch Taylor, General Manager of MERSEN.

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The Terrible Twos – Inspirational, Aspirational, and Grand

Feb 18, 2019 By (Bio) 2 Comments
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The “terrible twos” – it’s the infamous age where children become tenacious in exploring their independence, discover there is a reason for everything, and become quite famous for relentlessly asking, “Why?”  However, as evidenced by the countless number of books, the topic of “why” has continuing significance today… even in business. Bestselling authors, Jim Collins, […]

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Video Blog – Sustaining Competitive Advantage: North Group Consultants

Jan 07, 2019 By (Bio) No Comments

Competitive advantage.  It’s an integral component of any business’ success!  In 2019, we look forward to interviewing a variety of business leaders to learn how their organizations are sustaining competitive advantage. Today, we have the privilege of learning from Gina Breslin and Dan Burkholder, Consultants at North Group.

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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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