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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 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...

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...

Positive Impact leaders support desired organizational culture initiatives

Culture is built on practiced values of the collective of a team or organization.  Leaders have an impact and influence culture.  Culture is dynamic and impacted by all team members and the systems with which they interact.  Leaders have impact based on their own behaviours that do or do not exemplify organizational values and culture. These can be positive or negative based on...

How consistent practice of your values enables you to be a Positive Impact Leader

When you practice your values consistently, you feel clean and clear, you have a sense of stability, and you know what to focus on in the midst of change and complexity.  People know what to expect from you. This drives your ability to create a positive impact. When you practice your values inconsistently, you feel distracted, at the mercy of circumstances, and you feel like you are...

How to use the values of others to enhance team relationships and success and create Positive Impact

Values are guideposts that support us in life, relationships, and leadership.  Often, we have not been exposed to the idea of values or have not delved into them in a meaningful way.  Even if we have, we may not have considered them as part of our leadership or relationship building skill sets. Where are you at with knowing and understanding your values?  Have you identified your...

How do values play a role for you as a Positive Impact Leader?

In speaking with my clients, they tell me that values are the foundation of their leadership.  When they are clear on their values, their values become the guideposts by which they operate in their lives.  If you are new to using values in alignment with your leadership practices, this article will help you identify, understand, and practice your values. Firstly, you need to get clear about what...

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