Leadership

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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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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The North Group Podcast – Brought to Light: Fake It ‘Til You Make It (Ep. 5)

You know what they say – “Fake it ‘til you make it!” In this episode, Roger and Gina bring to light the helpful and not-so-helpful aspects of this commonly-used idiom. When we find ourselves in uncomfortable and uncertain situations, can we get better if we “behave our way into believing?” You can also listen on: […]

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The North Group Podcast – Brought to Light: Past Behavior is the Best Indicator of Future Behavior (Ep. 4)

Is past behavior actually the best indicator of future behavior? Daryl and Roger encourage us to be hopeful about the ability of people to change the patterns of their behavior. Through The North Group Podcast, our team invites you into their discussions on a range of topics including organizational health and leadership development, while seeking […]

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Go Forward: Provide Direction and Clarity for Your Team, Clients, and Community

Roger and Jerry seek to help you “Go Forward” by sharing the elements of our 90-day plan in this video. If you are interested in receiving our “Go Forward” plan template, we would be more than happy to share! Please send your request to aclark@northgroupconsultants.com.

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Instant Insight – Choices & Lessons Learned

Our choices, right now, can make all the difference! As leaders, it’s essential that we take time to reflect on the lessons we are learning during this season so that we can emerge stronger. Throughout our Choose Series, we have encouraged you to choose hope, encouragement, generosity, others, vision, and balance. In this video, we’ve […]

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Instant Insight – Choose Others

So far, we’ve chosen hope, encouragement, generosity, and the future. Next, some of our team members share how they are striving to be others-centered, and how they’ve seen other leaders be others-centered lately.

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Instant Insight – Choose Vision

C.S. Lewis once said, “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” This week, we’re looking towards the future. How have you been able to see past the current situation to a hopeful future? Have you seen others do the same?

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