Leadership

Leading Yourself First

May 21, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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May 21, 2012 Leading Yourself First by Jerry Murray Ever felt inspired by the ambition and intentionality of well-known leaders? When I read A Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin, I was struck by the great lengths to which Abraham Lincoln and the members of his cabinet went to be of use to society. […]

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Yes You Can

May 04, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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 May 4, 2012 Yes You Can by Gina Breslin “Yes you can!” These were favorite words of my father throughout his life. More often than not, these words were followed by an incredulous, “Why couldn’t you?” Dad exemplified this can-do attitude continually, not only as an entrepreneur and a small business leader, but also in his personal […]

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Celebrating 15 Years – Partnering with a Powerful Project

April 5, 2012 Celebrating 15 Years – Partnering with a Powerful Project by Roger North with guest blogger Mara Creswell McGrann April 1st marked North Group’s 15th Anniversary. I don’t know where the years have gone, but I do know I’m deeply grateful for the opportunity our firm has had to serve our clients through […]

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Fond Memories of Super Balls and Pigeons

Mar 05, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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March 5, 2012 Fond Memories of Super Balls and Pigeons by Daryl Leisey A number of years ago…actually, many years ago….I attended a high school that had an historically good boys basketball team. While I never played, I enjoyed the excitement and passion that fans often brought to the games (especially toward our cross-town arch […]

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It’s All About Adaptability

Feb 06, 2012 By (Bio) No Comments
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February 6, 2012 It’s All About Integrity by Gerald Meck I recently read an article entitled “The Future of Business is Pure Chaos. Here’s how you can survive – and perhaps even thrive” by Robert Safian in the January 2012 issue of Fast Company.   This article stimulated my thinking about what kind of leadership is […]

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…thank you for choosing to fly Southwest.

Nov 18, 2011 By (Bio) No Comments
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November 18, 2011 …thank you for choosing to fly Southwest. by Daryl Leisey A couple of weeks ago, my wife and I had the opportunity to take a flight to visit our children who attend college in western Tennessee. After researching all the options, we decided on a flight offered by Southwest Airlines. I know there […]

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Two Leaders – Two Outcomes

Nov 04, 2011 By (Bio) No Comments
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November 4, 2011 Two Leaders – Two Outcomes by Roger North How can two leaders doing virtually the same tasks get such vastly different organizational results? I’ve been thinking about that question as I’ve observed two leaders lately. There are many similarities. Both leaders work very hard. No questions about commitment or work ethic. Both […]

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Encouragement

Oct 20, 2011 By (Bio) No Comments
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October 20, 2011 Encouragement by Gerald Meck Recently I was working at my desk preparing for a board meeting when one of the members came into my office, and began to talk to me. My first reaction was that I did not have the time to talk. Why was he disturbing me as I prepared for […]

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It’s All About Integrity

Oct 05, 2011 By (Bio) No Comments
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October 5, 2011 It’s All About Integrity by Dennis Clemmer Had a chance meeting with a friend recently at a social gathering, and as we were about to part he stated, “Great seeing you.  Let’s do lunch sometime.  I’ll give you a call.” Sad to say but I doubt that I will get this call […]

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The Real Deal

Aug 01, 2011 By (Bio) No Comments
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August 5, 2011 The Real Deal by Daryl Leisey For the last 9 years, I have had the privilege of serving as a member of the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Excellence Exchange committee. The Excellence Exchange program is a bi-monthly speaker series that is dedicated to providing a unique opportunity to gain valuable first-hand […]

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