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From Work from Home to….

June 14th, 2021

From Work from Home to…. The future of work and the workplace is understandably on many people’s minds right now — both personally and on behalf of their organizations. One way of looking at it starts with a Workplace Pendulum, with the extremes in the swing being the office and work from home (WFH). The […]

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The Leadership Factor

April 26th, 2021

The Leadership Factor “Just as you wouldn’t marry someone after only a first date, you should not select someone for a leadership job solely because of the person’s interview performance – which is exactly that, a performance.” Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Many organizations are now turning from crisis management during the pandemic to reimagining themselves and their […]

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Hiring the Best College Leaders: Gaps, Solutions & Experts

October 15th, 2020

Hiring the Best College Leaders: Gaps, Solutions & Experts Everyone acknowledges that hiring is one of the most important jobs we do. Great hires can make a huge positive impact. Less than great hires … well, you know. The Hiring Gap There is a significant gap between how we think hiring should go and our […]

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Leaders and Redesign

August 25th, 2020

Leaders and Redesign Faced with a time of challenge, leaders choose from three sets of tools in their kit. The first set enables their organization to grow — to increase revenues. The second enables it to trim — to make cuts and find efficiencies. Grow and trim. Trim and grow. You can readily identify your […]

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Compass North Consulting enters into strategic alliance with Mandrake and Mega Experience to help organizations and businesses adapt and thrive during pandemic

July 21st, 2020

Compass North Consulting Inc., a Peterborough-based consulting firm, announced today that they have entered into a strategic alliance with Mandrake, a leading Canadian consulting firm, and Mega Experience, a leading marketing agency, to advise organizations and businesses on how to address the changes to their operations due to the coronavirus pandemic and thrive in the new normal.

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Canadian Organizations Post-Pandemic: From Survive to Thrive

April 26th, 2020

Right now, moving “from survive to thrive” seems very ambitious, even for businesses and not-for-profit organizations that were doing well before the Covid-19 Pandemic. So it is useful to break this down somewhat – to consider this in terms of four definable stages in a roadmap toward a better future. The four stages progress from Survival to Transition then through Redesign to the Emergence of a new organization.

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The Compass North Consulting Story

April 25th, 2020

The Compass North Story Compass North is a partnership – one that started many years before the company itself. In 2004, we started working together: Tony as President of Fleming College; Sonia as VP, initially for Human Resources. Our experience at Fleming – a college with a great history and even more potential – provided […]

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