SPARK SUCCESS BLOG

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,...

Find out why “Values-driven Organizations are the most successful organizations on the planet” (Barrett, 2017)

According to Richard Barrett (2017), “Values-driven organizations are the most successful organizations on the planet”.  They outperform the organizations studied in Collins book, Good to Great, and outperform the S&P 500 Index. Q:  What creates Values-based Organizations?   A:  Values-based organizational culture and values-based leadership When I took my BCom degree in the mid-1980’s, the...

Leader as Listener

Listening is one of the core leadership skills.  It is a skill that can be developed and honed. It creates amazing benefits. How often do you find yourself listening to others?  What are you listening for? What are you learning? How do you listen in a way that creates benefits? Listening starts with listening to ourselves and, over time, developing our Personal Mastery (Senge, 2006).   There are...