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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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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