Articles and blogs tackling issues and encouraging continuous improvement
We talk a lot in IMPACT about making small, steady improvements. But it is also important to know where you are headed. Visualize who you want to be and what you want to accomplish in your future. And then, with, those goals top of mind, break down the small steps needed to reach that future state. Imagine your future self!
Sharing gratitude has the power to bring out your full potential and positively impact those around you. It can even create personal benefits like improved health, better sleep, increased optimism, and fewer negative emotions. It can an even help you avoid burnout.
While good employees may work to manage and minimize change, IMPACT Players welcome, adjust, and learn from change. They view change as an opportunity to build new capabilities. As the target moves (and we know it often does), employers highly value team members who are quick to…
One goal of SMART’s IMPACT Project is to encourage and provide a framework for continuous improvement. IMPACT Players set a goal of getting a little better each day. Sometimes the strides are big, and sometimes they are baby steps. It is the forward motion that matters!
Are you regularly investing in yourself? It’s important to take care of yourself so you can take care of business.
Check out this video where we examine Stephen Covey’s ‘Sharpen the Saw’ principle …
Do you ever catch yourself saying things like, “I love that idea, but we need to do it differently?”
As soon as you say the word “but,” the other person immediately forgets the part about you loving the idea. Instead, use…
Author and researcher, Liz Wiseman, takes a deep dive into what makes an IMPACT Player in her book, Impact Players, How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger, and Multiply Your Impact. If your goal is to have greater influence and impact, you’ll find lots of good stuff here to unpack. For starters:
“While others add to the load, Impact Players make heavy demand feel lighter.
In a standard day, the average person makes 35,000 decisions! What to eat, what to wear, turn left, turn right, start this project, make that call. No wonder the term “decision fatigue” was created to describe this drain on our mental energy.