Leadership

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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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 – 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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Trading the Truth for Lies: Kindness for Niceness

“It’s 2017 for goodness sake!” This and other similar refrains have come to dot our relational and conversational landscapes. They are attempts to “nicely” enlighten their audience, informing them that the world has advanced while they – clearly – have not. Most often, these refrains occur on social media, behind the veil of anonymity and […]

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Video Blog – Intentional Leadership: Self Care – Physical

Sep 20, 2017 By (Bio) No Comments

Roger North and Gina Breslin of North Group Consultants emphasize the importance of physical self care for leaders. What steps are you taking to care for yourself physically so you can serve the people in your life well?

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The New-Guy Perspective

Sep 05, 2017 By (Bio) One Comment
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My professional career has taken me to many new places and unique work experiences. During these transitions, I love figuring out how things work and learning from the staff already in place. It requires me to rely on others to understand what is happening around me. I have discovered that peak awareness and learning takes […]

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