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Continue reading If You Don’t Care, Don’t Ask | Ed’s Story (Part 3 of 3) If You Don’t Care, Don’t Ask | Ed’s Story (Part 3 of 3)
If You Don’t Care, Don’t Ask | Ed’s Story (Part 3 of 3)
Have you ever heard the saying, "Your referral is the best compliment you can give"? We've all relied on recommendations from friends and family when seeking out professionals like insurance brokers, ...
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Continue reading Invest in a Lasting Legacy | Ed’s Story (Part 2 of 3) Invest in a Lasting Legacy | Ed’s Story (Part 2 of 3)
Invest in a Lasting Legacy | Ed’s Story (Part 2 of 3)
Last week, we shared a podcast telling the story of Ed Ferderbar, starting from early in his career to his current role as CEO of Baüen Unlimited. This week, Kent recaps what we can learn from Ed's...
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Continue reading Jiro Dreams of Sushi Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a 2011 documentary about a Japanese Sushi Master in his 80s who built a Michelin three-star sushi restaurant. The story is intriguing, in part, because it is so unusual and unl...
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Continue reading Strategic Planning: Passé or Relevant? Strategic Planning: Passé or Relevant?
Strategic Planning: Passé or Relevant?
Is strategic planning really necessary in 2024, or has it become irrelevant? In this short video, Sally will share why strategic planning is still important, how your team should be involved, and a...
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Continue reading Multiplying by Zero Multiplying by Zero
Multiplying by Zero
When I was a kid, my grandmother paid me for memorizing the multiplication tables. Even though it took me a few weeks, it was a pretty easy $10. Ever since then, I've been pretty good with numbers and...
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Continue reading Reward or Responsibility Reward or Responsibility
Reward or Responsibility
Succession is often a dangerous and emotionally exhausting business. Many ambitious and goal-oriented successors find it natural to equate their ascension to organizational leadership with their perso...
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Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving from North Group Consultants! Happy Thanksgiving from North Group Consultants!
Happy Thanksgiving from North Group Consultants!
As we come into the holiday season, we would like to express our gratefulness for each of you - our clients, friends, and family. This year, we also have been reflecting on the blessing of the next...
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Continue reading Don’t Give Up on Meeting Together Don’t Give Up on Meeting Together
Don’t Give Up on Meeting Together
In December, I will celebrate 14 years at North Group.  Vocationally speaking, these have been the greatest years of my career.  Our mission, values, and beliefs derive from eternal, immovable truths ...
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Continue reading Different Minds – Stronger Teams Different Minds – Stronger Teams
Different Minds – Stronger Teams
How do you respond to individuals whose work styles differ from your own? In this video, Tim challenges us to recognize that our unique qualities contribute significant value to a strong team....
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