Leadership

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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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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