SPARK SUCCESS BLOG

Creating powerful Intentions for a spectacular 2022

How many times have you set goals for the year ahead only to have them preempted by something else that seemed more important?  Were your goals “have to’s” or “need to’s” or “should’s”? We are much more likely to progress if we base our goals on things that have internal motivation or significance for us and that we “want” versus what we “should” do. This past Christimas, Santa brought me a...

How are you handling you energy?

Energy does not happen on its own.  We need to consciously fuel our body, mind and spirit to sustain healthy energy levels.  Having a routine of activities such as healthy eating, exercise, learning, a hobby, and mindfulness supports us in creating energy Physical Level On a physical level, I have often found it ironic that we must expend energy to gain energy. This is somewhat...

Managing the emotions of change

Did you know your emotions are contagious? When you are stable and optimistic, it has a positive impact on those around you. Have you been experiencing mixed emotions during this time of unprecedented flux?  What about those around you?   At the same time people are waiting for things to change, others are embracing change. With this comes emotions. As humans, we have what are called...

How to focus for positive impact when things are shifting around you

In my prior post, I shared the idea that we get what we focus on and how the quality of that focus can affect our ability to lead with positive impact. So when difficult times are present, how do we focus on the positive aspects of situations, especially when things are constantly shifting around us? Focus can be tricky in these times. When living in quickly changing times, there is often not a...

How does your focus affect your ability to be a Positive Impact Leader?

You’ve likely heard this say that we get what we focus on.  Is that true?  With millions of data points around us at any given time, we do filter.  Our unconscious brain has the job of protecting us based on our beliefs, experiences, and circumstances.  We can support our focus by increasing our awareness of what might be at play and choose to seek new perspectives. As the...

Positive Impact Leadership is not Polly-Anne-ish

When you think of the topic, Positive Impact Leadership, does it sound like leadership with rose-coloured glasses?  Positive Impact Leadership is much more gritty than you might imagine.  It is not a fluffy concept.  It is a solid and courageous way of leading that gets results while fulfilling people’s need to contribute in a meaningful way. Positive Impact Leadership starts with...

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...