Leadership

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 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: 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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For a Special & Unique Purpose

What do you believe? What drives your behavior? At North Group, we have captured our beliefs in a series of statements that are foundational to how we serve each other and our clients. Our first and overarching belief is that “all people are created by God for a special and unique purpose.”  Some of our foundational […]

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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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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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