Most of us desire to excel in our work. We focus our attention, energy, and resources on pursuing “greatness.” But with the call to a higher standard coming from countless directions, how can organizational leaders achieve a broader perspective and sustainability? And, is good ever “good enough?” Roger North and Daryl Leisey consider these questions […]
“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 […]
Transitioning successfully from one generation to another is one of the greatest challenges organizational leaders face. In this episode of The North Group Podcast, facilitated by John Zeswitz, Roger North (Founder/CEO) and Jerry Murray (President) discuss how they are “practicing what they are preaching” as they navigate generational transition at North Group.
Generational leadership transition is one of our most common inquiries at North Group – and now, we are in the midst of our own. In December, we announced that Jerry Murray has been named President, and Gina Breslin and Josh Keefer have joined as “Successor Partners.” How did we get to this point? How does […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 to instill hope, build character, model an others-centered focus, and encourage balanced living. Currently, our theme is “Brought to Light” – conversations on long-standing, popular phrases focusing on what is […]