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!
“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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]