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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...

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...

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...

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