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Positive Impact in Action – A Client Case Study

We work with clients one on one, in teams, and in organizational initiatives.  Sometimes coaching commences with one leader who then brings us in to do positive impact work with their leadership team, and then with their larger organizational team.  The following is an example of this positive impact journey in action as well as the results. In early 2017, the Founder of an...

How do you Collaborate to create and amplify your Positive Impact?

Once your Positive Impact Leadership initiative is underway, it is likely to take on a life of its own. The reach of the initiative will expand.  More people will need to be involved.  This takes an ongoing collaborative effort, more relationship building with stakeholders, and agility as the speed of change increases. This collaboration raises us to oversee from a higher level,...

What does it mean to Consult when creating your Positive Impact?

When you think of Positive Impact, do you see it as a solo exercise or one that requires input and bringing together forward moving momentum with others?  It is very difficult to make a positive impact without the understanding of what is important to others, their values, their strengths, their desires, and their sense of purpose.  In order to understand what their input and...

Positive Impact Leadership calls for us to Commit

From clarity to commitment To make a positive impact, once you have crystal clear clarity on the positive impact you yearn to make, you must make a commitment to follow through on it.  This brings up opportunities and challenges. What gets in the way of making a positive impact It is natural for us to feel like we don’t have enough time, energy or ability for something more and put off new...

Positive Impact Leadership first requires Clarity

To make a positive impact, you must be clear on who you are, what’s important to you, and what unique type of positive impact you want to make.  This involves a process of firstly identifying and understanding your core values, how they work in combination, deeply understanding them, using them to inform your actions, purpose, and Unique Positive Impact. Without Clarity Without clarity, you...

Are you operating in your Zone of Positive Impact, your Zone of Genius?

Zone of Positive Impact?  Zone of Genius?  What are these?  Recently I read the book The Big Leap (Hendricks, 2009).  In this book, Hendricks shares about 4 zones: Zone of Incompetence – activities you’re not good atZone of Competence – activities you’re competent at, but others can do them just as wellZone of Excellence – activities you do extremely well and where you’re...

If you’re not making a Positive Impact, what impact are you making?

Impact Most people would say they want to make an impact, an impact that contributes to something that is important to them.  What is important to each person is unique.  Identifying and being aware of what is important to you and the impact that you want to make are the first steps towards actually making that type of impact. Positive Impact The positive impact that you want to make...

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