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Happy Thanksgiving from North Group Consultants!

Nov 24, 2020 By No Comments

As we come into the holiday season, our team has been embracing a spirit of gratitude and thankfulness. We’d like to take a moment to share our reflections and wish each of you a blessed Thanksgiving!

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“I’m Glad I Sold it to Her”

Nov 17, 2020 By (Bio) No Comments
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A few years ago, I stood beside a friend as he sold his car. It wasn’t just any car – it was a vehicle that he had since he was 16 years old and cared about deeply. He had put a lot of time, money, and effort into seeing that it ran just the way he wanted […]

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Emerging Teams: Developing Leaders for the Future

Oct 29, 2020 By (Bio) One Comment

“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.”  —Harvey Firestone Emerging Teams is a service initiative from North Group Consultants specifically geared toward developing your next generation of leaders. Whether these folks are young high potential – high performers, veterans soon transitioning to next level leadership responsibilities, or somewhere in between, […]

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The North Group Podcast – Brought to Light: Slow and Steady Wins the Race (Ep. 8)

Slow and steady wins the race. As a leader, you may aspire to bring a steady presence to your business, but should those who want to succeed move slowly? Roger North and Jerry Murray discuss how to balance the tension between speed and steadiness. Additionally, they consider how to sustainably accelerate growth toward your highest potential.

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Instant Insight – Developing Your Future Leaders

What are you doing to develop and advance your next generation leaders? Gina shares the importance and benefits of investing in the rising stars of your organization.

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Others-Centered Listening

Sep 15, 2020 By (Bio) No Comments
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Among our values at North Group is the value of “modeling an others-centered focus.” We define values as beliefs we hold that drive our actions – so, how do we put this value into action? For many years in organizational leadership, I found myself pursuing a solution-based approach to leadership. As time went on, I […]

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The North Group Podcast – Brought to Light: Sticks & Stones May Break My Bones But…(Ep. 7)

Can you recall the sounds? Children playing, the squeak of swings, a whistle blowing signifying the end of recess. Can you recall the feeling of when your classmate hurled an insult your way? The stinging hurt caused tears to well up until you could blurt out, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words […]

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When Transition Chooses You

Is there ever a time in life that we are not going through some kind of transition? Sometimes transitions come with great anticipation, such as a wedding, the birth of a child or the anticipation of moving to a new community or home. Other times transitions are thrust upon us unwillingly, the death of a […]

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The North Group Podcast – Brought to Light: Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff (Ep. 6)

Aug 11, 2020 By (Bio) No Comments

Don’t sweat the small stuff! In your opinion, what counts as the “small stuff”? We’ve seen this phrase used to assure others that we’ve handled all the details. On the other hand, we’ve seen it used to dismiss things that should hold more value! In Episode 6, Roger and Brian discuss how identifying the “small […]

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Balanced Living…or Balancing Act?

Balanced Living… Is your life in balance? How many balls are you juggling at one time? Have you dropped any lately? I love to juggle! I’ve got a dozen important balls in the air most of the time. However, when I drop balls, I don’t love juggling at all. One day, I realized not all […]

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