Receive a Free Gift: 25 Extravagant Listening Tips for Leaders

Receive a Free Gift: 25 Extravagant Listening Tips for Leaders

NorthWise Blog

        A leadership blog dedicated to inspiring leaders to ignite flourishing.

Monday, May 01, 2017

Why Vision Matters And How to Approach Your Visioning Retreat

Two summers ago my then 17-year-old daughter Elise served on a month-long service-learning trip in a Guatemalan town about 3 hours from the capital city. On the outskirts of the town, she met Fern ..

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

When Leaders Face Hard Truth - Rx for Growth

"Whoever said life was fair?" - Mr. Robinson, my 4th & 5th grade teacher - Have you ever been around someone who gets unreasonably bent out of shape when bad things happen? They’re unwill ..

Friday, September 23, 2016

Lead Us Not Into Fear - Leadership Thoughts on Tulsa Shooting

Another brutal blow of unwanted reality smashed us in the mouth again this week when video flashed across our screens replaying the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed African-Amer ..

Thursday, September 01, 2016

The Big ‘WHY’ of Your Leadership

Why do you choose to lead others? What’s at stake when you lead? If you could lead regularly with your ‘A’ game, what could be possible? Consider the case of “Jorge,” a rising ..

Monday, August 01, 2016

Why Your Leadership Scoreboard May Be Illusory

As a leader, your job is to drive performance and achieve particular outcomes. More specifically, you influence your team, customers, and other stakeholders to accomplish goals and produce results ..


Todd Kemp

Todd Kemp


Todd believes that great leaders ignite flourishing and propel noble missions. He loves engaging leaders who value their own growth, are passionate about their people and earn profit for a greater purpose.

Since 2004, Todd has worked with CEOs and Business Owners, helping them build value in their organizations and multiply their capacity for being trusted leaders. As President of Sunbelt Business Advisors, a business brokerage, Todd worked with over 100 companies helping them buy, sell or reposition their firms. In addition to leading a $350M tech sales region at a Fortune 150, he earned entrepreneurial scar tissue by co-founding a software venture and acquiring a retail business.”

A graduate of Stanford University, Todd played on two NCAA Championship water polo teams. He lives with his bride and two teenage children at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Todd enjoys mountain biking, hiking, investing time with family and making mango salsa.