Purposeful work that makes an impact

Our Approach

NorthGuide creates value at the intersection of business, government, and community. We work alongside our clients to develop, validate, and action strategy using innovation methods and our extensive network.

Strategic Doing

Anyone can hand you a slide deck of recommendations. NorthGuide focuses on action that leads to results. We will work alongside you to develop a strategy that works for your organization, then help you move to execution - sharing our practices, tools, resources, and network along the way.


We act as your guide and will help you build great things. Our engagement model augments your work with our expertise so that you own the results and feel prepared to carry forward developed strategy.

Leverage Coalitions

You don’t have to go it alone - coalitions help you make a bigger impact, leverage more capacity, and wield greater influence. We help clients build, grow, and nurture coalitions that achieve shared goals while minimizing risk and moving quickly.

System Thinking

We take a holistic approach to solving problems and always make sure we understand the broader picture. Our wide field of view allows us to share learnings across industries and make connections between public and private sectors. We never reinvent the wheel.

We meet clients where they are and work alongside them. We help you…

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Work at the intersection between government and industry

Our signal checking helps you understand how you are perceived by investors, partners, and stakeholders. By gathering an outside perspective that tells you how your organization is really perceived, we help you adjust your approach to better access new opportunities

Increase your impact and achieve things you can’t alone

We’ll show you how to convene strategic partners to achieve bigger impact and outcomes. With a coalition approach and NorthGuide’s network, you’ll move faster, make more noise, and wield greater influence than on your own

Spot and seize new opportunities

Our broad network helps you understand new trends, identify opportunities, and surface potential partnerships. We work with you to build a solid strategy then put it into action.

We work with purposeful organizations across the globe

The NorthGuide Network

We bring in partners across a variety of industries to work with our clients. It’s our way of providing clients with fresh perspectives and transferring methods and innovation strategies across sectors. When you work with NorthGuide, our network is your network.

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