“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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 […]