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digital & technical skills will undoubtedly be needed in your organization.

And, at every level, individual contributors will also need evolved abilities in adaptability, creativity and critical thinking – which are IMPACT competencies.  These IMPACT skills will empower employees to thrive in a 21-st century workplace:

Learnability

innovation

influence

DATA
HANDLING

critical
thinking

virtual COLLABORATION

AGILITY

CURIOSITY

ADAPTABILITY

Helping You Succeed

The IMPACT Project™ provides the tools and training to help you be a world class contributor!

Because of our experience and relationships, we continue to learn which skills consistently drive success.  We aren’t just talking about the technical or digital skills needed for today’s digital-first world.  We’re also talking about the IMPACT skills required to excel in these times of rapid change and transformation.

Technology — and the job market it depends on — is in a constant state of change.

Smart’s lived at the intersection of this change for over 20 years. That’s why we’ve built a program focused on lifelong learning and continuous improvement to help you tool for success. The IMPACT Project™ provides tools, training and opportunities, plus suggests a mindset for those who want to grow with the times, expand their perspective and see the world changed for the better!

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Leading from the Middle

“Leadership is a choice you make, rather than a place you sit.” – John Maxwell   The truth is, you have influence with your client, no matter your title, and whether you are conscious of it or not. Learn how you can manage that influence and add the most value for your team. Check out this video for advice on leading from your seat, starting with…   Invest in relationships Be prepared, every time you take your client’s time Know when to push and when to back off Be better tomorrow than you are today To Your Success! For Additional Smart Remarks:…
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Happy to Help

In a recent 3-2-1 blog, Jim Clear shared: “Different meanings can be assigned to the same events. Look for evidence of how the world is encouraging you, and you will find it. Look for evidence of how the world is burdening you, and you will find it. Choose an explanation that empowers you.” While we cannot control much of our circumstances, we can control how we view them and how we respond.  As a contractor at a client, I found it helpful to take this approach.  I remember a time when the client wanted to choose Option 4 when we…
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Adopt a Consultant Mindset

From day one, SMART Professionals are encouraged to adopt a consultant mindset in their roles with the goal of adding more value.  Check out this video to learn how SMART defines a consultant mindset, some questions that can help you get into the consultant mindset, and why adopting this outlook could generate new growth opportunities for you!                                                                                       …
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Make Time for ‘No Time’

“According to neuroscience, taking a break from our busy schedules and devoting some time to doing absolutely nothing is key to fostering creativity. An essential element to achieving success is implementing a proper routine on a daily basis.  Although your daily routine might be healthy and productive, it can also be hectic and kill creativity.”  So, try adding some ‘No Time’ to your routine.  “No Time has to do with a quiet moment in which a person can isolate from the noise and demands of the world. It helps us relax enough to see the big picture and allow innovative ideas to come to…
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Do the Right Thing

Facing a sticky situation and wondering what to do?  Presented with a difficult choice?  You will strengthen your personal brand and sleep better at night by following this simple, but not always easy advice…Do the Right Thing.  Watch this video to learn more about building your profit in people by operating with integrity:                                                                                               …
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Just Do It

Looking for strategies that could help you better manage your to-do list? Productivity expert, David Allen, suggests you employ his “Two-Minute Rule” to clear your to-do list of the minor tasks. Two-Minute Rule:“Whenever you come across a task that can be done in under two minutes, for example, responding to an email or sending a meeting invite, jump on it immediately. Don’t plan, don’t put it on your to-do list, don’t look for a time slot when you could do it, just do it. A task of two minutes or less? Get it done, don’t digress! Completing such short tasks…
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