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ImpactBank's the Kickass Koach is hosted by Roxanne "Rox" Bartel. Rox uses stories and tips to support your thinking and exploration as a workplace leader.

Rox is a leadership coach & mentor and Performance Consultant who supports leaders as they move into a new role helping them to navigate the early stages of the opportunity effectively avoiding common mistakes.

As a Performance Consultant, Rox helps organizations assess, create, and sustain engaging workplace cultures that are happy and healthy. Along with a specialized consortium of professionals, we surface opportunities for innovation and growth, helping you build your capacity to leverage your workplace cultures and achieve your desired results.

Mar 19, 2018

White men may feel they're being relegated to the back seat but they really are still in the driver's seat - but thankfully driver-less cars are coming.

The driver-less car may just be a metaphor for reaching equality but I'll take it!

When privilege is taken for granted, a call for equity can feel oppressive. SO, what...

Mar 12, 2018


Your predecessor left a shadow and what you do with it, or about it,  will make a significant impact on your transition period and possibly your success you achieve. You are a leader so you want to make an impact SO set yourself up to get there rather than letting those that came before you to sabotage you.


Mar 5, 2018

Have you ever boldly spoken your truth and been shocked by the reaction? I was in a free flowing conversation recently when I, in a toss off comment, declared myself an ideologue: one who values ideas and theories as a way to learn and grow.

The reaction did make me wonder what I had said that was so upsetting to some...

Feb 27, 2018

Your brain can either support you or sabotage you - your choice!

Today we explore 3 adaptations that helped people, as a species, survive. Yes there was a point in our history when it was in question and we needed to adapt or perish.

NOW, in today's world these same adaptations can sabotage you. Successful people, great...

Feb 19, 2018

A leader's success often comes down to how you work in the margins, on the edges. The edge is very nuanced and requires that you get comfortable holding thoughts that at first glance appear to conflict.

While I use a #MeToo type example in the episode, I will share a very different one here. As a leader I needed to...