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President and Owner of 5 North, Inc.

How to Create and Preserve Company Culture

By HR|February 15, 2018|Leadership|0 comments

Once again North Inc has been named at the top of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation! While we are proud of this award, we are aware that our success in this arena comes directly from our team and all the people at North Inc. By developing an incredible company culture, North Inc has been able to continuously grow for the past 12 years.

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35 Lessons over 35 Years

By HR|February 5, 2018|Leadership|0 comments

This week we celebrate the birthday of our beloved CEO, Rebecca Sutherland. As she enters her 12th year in business, she shares with us some of her knowledge by rounding up 35 of the biggest lessons she has learned in her 35 years of life. Challenge yourself – You start growing once you step out of your comfort zone. Don’t be afraid to fail – It is way better to try

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Keep Your Momentum Year-round

By HR|February 1, 2018|Leadership|0 comments

We’ve officially ended January. Some refer to it as the “trial month”, but we know it’s the month where we are super passionate about any new year resolutions we might have made. And as February rolls around, that passion starts dwindling. Your diet just isn’t cutting it, you’re suddenly to busy for the gym, and that new project you started just isn’t as exciting anymore. The goals we set shouldn’t

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10 Tips from 10 Years in Business

By HR|December 28, 2016|5 North Inc., blog, Business, Growth, Leadership, Motivation|

2016 was a very eventful year for the 5 North team, from new clients to big promotions, and hitting significant milestone. This year 5 North Inc’s founder and CEO, Rebecca Sutherland, celebrated 10 years in business! Rebecca started a company right after finishing college, and this year she celebrated a milestone that not a lot of businesses get to celebrate. In honor of 10 years in business, we are sharing

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Be Productive This Weekend

By HR|September 23, 2016|5 North Inc., blog, Fun, Growth|

The age of unlimited information has made our job marketing more and more competitive. This means that our success isn’t as much based on skill anymore, as it is to availability and efficiency. Here we share some tips that can allow you to have a way more productive weekend. Productive doesn’t always mean “work”. In order to be efficient we also need to take care of ourselves and our loved

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Life Lessons from “Legally Blonde”

By HR|July 21, 2016|5 North Inc., blog, Business, Fun, Growth, Leadership, Motivation|

“What, like it’s hard?”~Elle Woods   Have you ever heard of the saying, “Not all heroes wear capes”? How about, “Not all professionals wear black”? As last week marked the fifteenth anniversary of the household classic Legally Blonde, people around the nation could not help but celebrate the fictional accomplishments of the blonde, brilliant and beautiful Elle Woods. Elle defies social and workforce norms, and thus remains a role model

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“Gotta Catch ‘Em All”

By HR|July 13, 2016|5 North Inc., blog, Business, Fun, Growth, Motivation|

The launch of “Pokémon Go” has created a universal sense of nostalgia in today’s generation of people who grew up listening to the famous slogan “Gotta catch ‘em all”.  Within days of its launch, this mobile game has become a fan favorite as people have gathered the streets to capture specific Pokémon characters on the app. Thus, if you have been outside lately, you know all about the game. As

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Why to Love Working In America

By HR|June 29, 2016|Leadership|

What’s white and blue and red all over…Independence Day! As the fourth of July approaches, the deep sense of pride built in Americans comes out to play. This highly spirited holiday is meant to bring us together as a nation in honor of the independence of our country. We are reminded how great and lucky it feels to be an American.   In honor of the fourth of July, here

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The Mental Process of an Expert

By HR|June 28, 2016|5 North Inc., blog, Business, Growth, Leadership, Motivation|

Expertise is essentially when someone gains a great deal of information about a topic or subject. Studying expertise is important because if we know how experts think and work, it can inform instruction and teaching. Start with broader, conceptual understanding of how knowledge is organized, then move on to where, when and how to apply the knowledge. Then it is important to distinguish content versus teaching expertise, as knowing is

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Equality Needs You

By HR|June 27, 2016|5 North Inc., blog, Business, Fun|

Yesterday marked the 46th year of the biggest pride celebration in the world—The March for NYC Pride. The March is meant to serve as a celebration of our lives and our community as a whole. As hundreds of people marched down the streets, they threw away their differences and identified with a common theme. The theme of The March this year was “Equality Needs You”. As we reflect on The

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