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The Remote Work Revolution – Can Culture Eat Strategy for Lunch from Home?

Jul 20, 2021 By (Bio) No Comments
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Like me, I suspect you learned some new techniques during the required office shutdowns in 2020 (Zoom, Teams, Google Meet and all that). You may have learned to like some aspects of “working from home” or what we now seem to be referring to as “remote work.” No need to commute, no need to “dress […]

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The North Group Podcast – Brought to Light: What Gets Measured Gets Done (Ep. 15)

Jul 14, 2021 By (Bio) No Comments
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When we have a goal in mind and want to ensure its accomplishment, we often decide to measure our progress. Is it true that what we measure is truly what “gets done?” In this episode of The North Group Podcast, Roger North and John Zeswitz discuss how to ensure we are measuring the right things […]

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Instant Insight – We Often Say…”Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast”

In our Instant Insights this year, we are highlighting phrases “we often say” to demonstrate timeless principles of leadership and organizational health. Kent shares how both culture and strategy are important factors in an organization’s success, but ultimately “culture eats strategy for breakfast.”

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The North Group Podcast – Brought to Light: Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (Ep. 14)

Jun 10, 2021 By (Bio) No Comments
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It’s a hot, summer day. Despite the scorching temperatures, you decide to go for a walk. Later, you’re questioning this decision as you look down the shade-less lane and feel beads of sweat forming on your forehead. “Maybe,” you ponder, “I should walk the path along the creek instead.” As you head in that direction, you […]

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The Foundation of Healthy Relationships

May 20, 2021 By (Bio) No Comments
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“Trust is the glue of life… It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” – Stephen Covey The glue of life. I like that. We believe that trust is the foundation of healthy relationships. To be among a group of people where you can trust and be trusted is a place of encouragement, a refuge, […]

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The North Group Podcast – Brought to Light: The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree (Ep. 13)

May 04, 2021 By (Bio) No Comments
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The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Perhaps this phrase evokes a positive reaction as you recall compliments you’ve received for taking after your parents, or living out your family’s values. On the other hand, the phrase may be one you would like to forget! In this episode of The North Group Podcast, Roger […]

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Instant Insight – We often say…”People Who Weigh In Buy In.”

In our Instant Insights this year, we are highlighting phrases “we often say” to demonstrate timeless principles of leadership and organizational health. This time, Gina describes a phrase that is often used by one of our favorite authors, Patrick Lencioni – “people who weigh in buy in.”

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The North Group Podcast – Brought to Light: Good is The Enemy of Great (Ep. 12)

Apr 07, 2021 By (Bio) No Comments
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Most of us desire to excel in our work. We focus our attention, energy, and resources on pursuing “greatness.” But with the call to a higher standard coming from countless directions, how can organizational leaders achieve a broader perspective and sustainability? And, is good ever “good enough?” Roger North and Daryl Leisey consider these questions […]

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Instant Insight – We Often Say…”Prescription Before Diagnosis is Malpractice.”

If you spend time with our team at North Group, you might hear a few phrases we often use to demonstrate timeless principles of leadership and organizational health. Throughout 2021, we’re using our Instant Insight videos to highlight and explain what “we often say.” Natalie Mease starts us off by highlighting the phrase “Prescription before diagnosis […]

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The North Group Podcast – Brought To Light: You Can’t Teach An Old Dog New Tricks (Ep. 11)

Mar 10, 2021 By (Bio) One Comment
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“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” As we get older, or as we experience a pattern of success, we are susceptible to a diminishing willingness to try new things. How can leaders continue to learn and add value to our businesses, for the benefit of our colleagues, clients, and community? As we continue […]

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