Team Building

The Power of Reflection and Celebration

Dec 29, 2020 By (Bio) One Comment

As with most individuals, families and organizations, navigating the challenges of 2020 made for a bumpy and unpredictable ride for all of us at North Group.  Our team recently reflected upon, and yes, celebrated, 2020 and all that it held for our team and for our clients. Some of the “highlights” we noted for 2020 […]

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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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Instant Insight – Developing Your Future Leaders

What are you doing to develop and advance your next generation leaders? Gina shares the importance and benefits of investing in the rising stars of your organization.

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Instant Insight – Choose Encouragement

Lately, we have been discussing “Choosing Hope” as a leader. This time, we are challenging you to “Choose Encouragement.” Jerry Murray, Amy Clark, and Gina Breslin share how they have been encouraged or are encouraging others in this challenging season.

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Instant Insight – Preparing for Tough Conversations

Instant Insights – relevant, timeless principles in 60 seconds.

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Video Blog – Building Team Cohesion

Jul 20, 2018 By (Bio) No Comments

We all have a story to tell – and something to learn from one another! Join Roger North and Josh Keefer as they discuss the importance of building team cohesion and how storytelling can play a significant role in it!

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Oct 20, 2016 By (Bio) No Comments

He nailed it! In a recent discussion with a client, I asked an important question, “How do you inspire others?”  I was prepared to hear the responses I’ve heard so many times – “Get to know your employees, listen to them, show them appreciation, ask their opinion, be upbeat and engaging…” While these are all […]

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The Power of an Apology

One of the most significant memories in my life was the time when an individual approached me wanting to apologize for an incident that took place in our relationship about 15 years ago. For me, the initial incident, while disappointing, was not particularly negative. In fact, beyond the initial disappointment, I forgot about it and […]

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How Long Is Your List?

We live in an age of lists. We have our “to do” lists, and more recently it has become fashionable to accomplish items on a “bucket list.” But there is one list that is rarely discussed—the list of issues we find most difficult, or even impossible, to talk about. Yet that list is perhaps the […]

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Shoulder Tapping

Sep 21, 2015 By (Bio) One Comment

I recently read the book, “My Calling to Fulfill,” by John E. Sharp. The book is about Orie O. Miller who led Mennonite work in education, mission, peacemaking, and mental health. He developed most of the major Mennonite agencies that exist today, including Mennonite Central Committee, Eastern Mennonite Missions, and Goshen College. Miller had many […]

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