SPARK SUCCESS BLOG

Creating strategic time to work on your impact

Do you have a sense that there is a bigger positive impact to be made through your life and leadership?  Does it feel like there is just not enough time or energy to think it through, get clarity, create a plan, get people engaged, and get into action?  There are, indeed, many moving pieces. It starts with making space for visioning and strategic thinking.  You know it’s important...

How does our coaching support leaders of leaders to have a more powerful and positive impact?

At Spark Success, we support leaders of leaders to increase their confidence, courage, influence and impact.  When leaders build these competencies, they have a more powerful and positive effect, coming from a place of strength and values.  This creates more opportunity for engagement, collaboration and innovation.  The result is that they thrive, their teams thrive, and there is...

Staying relevant in our complex environment with values alignment

What does it take to stay relevant in a complex environment?  Values alignment. Are you struggling with leading your team or organization successfully in today’s quickly changing environment?  Are you finding it difficult to keep the team aligned, focused and on track?  You are not alone.  Navigating change is just as important as producing and delivering products and...

Why and how leaders of leaders engage with an external Executive Coach

As a leader of leaders, working  with an Executive Coach brings enormous benefits when it comes to growing and developing yourself and your teams, honing your purpose and  strategic thinking, reflecting and brainstorming to make better decisions, and building strong relations with all stakeholders.  You may find yourself wondering whether to engage an internal coach or an external...

How Learning to Lead from Your Values Builds Your Confidence, Influence and Impact

What does it mean to  lead from your values? Following are some thoughts and feelings that have been shared with me by leaders of leaders when first considering values clarification: I hear the word values and I’m not sure what that means. How do I even identify what my core values are as a leader? I know my values but I’m not sure what it means to lead by my values. I know what’s important...

How Positive Intelligence can boost your career

So you’ve decided to apply for a new job or promotion, but the entire time you are filling out the application form, you hear a voice that says “nope, don’t have that; nope, haven’t done that; nope, have no experience with that” and on it goes. By the time you get to the end of the application you have completely talked yourself out of applying for the job! The same thing happens in your current...

How Positive Intelligence can help you create new habits

Making change can be fleeting. Often people will take a course which is inspiring at the time and, then, the application of the learning from the course goes by the wayside when they get out of the course environment, back to their work and personal lives. We tend to go on the autopilot of our habits. As the saying goes, “Old habits die hard!” – Benjamin Franklin. What is positive Intelligence...

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