The Compass

The Compass

"From what is to what can be" - Aviad Goz


The N.E.W.S.™ Compass is a tool that helps individuals, teams and organizations to better navigate in times of change. It is designed to assist individuals, managers and executives in navigating through challenging situations.

This vital tool assists managers in aligning, motivating and focusing team members,  it helps people develop their potential and improve their effectiveness by revealing their specific contribution to the successful pursuit of the organization’s objectives


Aims of the process:


  • To provide an organized structured navigation process that is implementable on a small or large scale
  • To establish a common language around organizational navigation and decision making
  • To implement a transparent process known and understandable to all relevant persons
  • To provide a mechanism by which the ROI of the process can be measured


When is the Compass relevant?

  1. When transitioning or starting a new role, new project, new team, new organization etc.
  2. Performance or behavioral challenges within the organization.
  3. Development of future management, leadership or key talents.  

N.E.W.S.™ is a universal concept which guides individuals, teams and organizations:


  • In the North to identify "direction", strategy and vision for the future
  • In the East to improve motivation, engagement and verify coherence with existing value system agree
  • In the West to plan & execute effective tactics or strategies, while improving skills and the use of resources
  • In the South to detect and overcome obstacles and limiting beliefs that prevent success.


The Compass:


The N.E.W.S.™ Compass helps analyze the current situation; then implements a set of specific, easy to learn tools, which are designed to enhance self-leadership and navigation.

In the process of understanding and analyzing, it associates existing obstacles to each of the 4 directions of teh compass:



The N.E.W.S. Model (click to enlarge)




The questions associated with each direction become the basis of the navigation process, and the directions of the compass become the base of a common language to be used within the organization when undergoing such processes.