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NorthGuide helps
companies grow smarter

NorthGuide empowers purpose-driven businesses and not-for profits to navigate change, elevate their profile, and implement strategies for growth.

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Navigate the changing world

Strategy validation
Get an outside expert perspective on your strategy, including your value proposition, current
opportunities, and alignment to market needs.

Opportunity spotting
Identify potential roadblocks or opportunities and move forward quickly and with big impact.
We’ll help you be on the right side of global megatrends and understand how to use new approaches
or technologies to improve your business.

Build purposeful strategy that aligns with the priorities of stakeholders

Visioning
Align your team, partners, and other stakeholders around a vision for your project or organization.

Strategy development
Co-design a solid strategic plan then build a roadmap for implementation with your internal stakeholders and NorthGuide expert advisors.

Navigate the political landscape

Stay on top of new developments
Be the first to know about political movements that could impact you including intelligence updates, staff changes, and upcoming events.

Keep your organization aligned to political priorities 
Know how to position yourself with political events such as budgets, economic statements, and party platforms.

Get your advocacy efforts over the line

Advocacy strategy 
Build a strategy with the right messaging, access, and approach to advance your priorities with key stakeholders.

Public relations coaching 
Maximize the success of your advocacy efforts with expert advice and introductions from people who have done it before.

Elevate your profile

Narrative building and positioning
Tell a compelling story that’s authentic to your mission and aligns with the priorities of your customers, funders, partners, and team.

Brand building
Do and say the things to leave a strong, positive impression on anyone that interacts with your organization.

Thought leadership
Bring attention to your priorities by convening important conversations with leaders in government, business, and community.

Get a head start with expert advice

Strategy implementation
Execute strategy while minimizing risk and maximizing impact. We’ll support you through pilot projects bringing in strategic partners where appropriate.

Implementation coaching
Execute your strategy with NorthGuide at your side providing strategic advice, outside perspective, and beneficial introductions along the way.

Access funding and growth opportunities

Government funding inventory 
Make sure you’re getting access to grants and loans that align with your strategy.

Coaching for funding applications 
Maximize the success of your applications by aligning your positioning to the priorities of funders and connecting with the right people.

Revenue diversification modelling
Balance your risk and seize new opportunities by creating new revenue opportunities.

"We are huge fans of Team NorthGuide -- they jumped in with very senior people pulled from across the country to work alongside my leadership team to build great strategy and most importantly, to help us execute!"
Tony Chahine, President & CEO, Myant

You’re in good company

NorthGuide helps all purpose-driven businesses and not-for-profits; here are just a few examples of current and past clients:
South Bruce Grey
St Mary's Hospital
Grand River Hospital
Huron Digital
CMH
Startup Genome
McMaster University
Neuron
Rideau Hall Foundation
Wetech Alliance
Innovacorp
GRE
ETS
CLAC
uOttawa PDI
Palette
Myant
Perimeter Institute
Passage

NorthGuide helps you build a plan and act on it.

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