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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.

May 15, 2017

Action feels great. The rush of dopamine we feel when we check-off an item on the to-do list is just a fraction of what it feels like when we take decisive action as a leader.

We've talked about: getting on your mark with reflection and observation; getting set with inquiry that drives insight; the importance of developing an implementation and communication strategy; TODAY it is about how to use all of these and incorporate reflection and sharing as regular elements throughout the move forward.

It may feel like this four step approach will slow you down and make you less effective - I caution you that when you leap and pull your team down with you, you will be much less effective that when you get comfortable flowing through these four stages as you transition into a new team or prepare for a new project or a major change initiative.

Once you have used the four stages and the three elements a few times they will flow easily for you and become habitual. Try it. I am here to help.

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NEXT TIME:  Since your actions are driven by your need to belong, how to use your Shadow as Motivation.

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