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ImpactBank's the Kickass Koach is hosted by Roxanne "Rox" Bartel. Rox is a leadership coach and mentor who supports leaders as they move into a new role and want to navigate the early stages of the opportunity effectively. Rox is also part of a consortium of professionals who support organizations wanting to surface opportunities for innovation and growth.

Oct 28, 2015

“Vision is not enough, it must be combined with venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.” ~ Vaclav Havel

Moving yourself and others to action is at the core of influential leadership.

While as a leader you can apply this message to how you support your individual direct reports,...


Oct 23, 2015

In this ImpactBank:  the Kickass Koach episode, I share a story about when a leader modeled direct communication for me and taught me the importance of letting go of being right so I could be effective.

When I was first learning to act on her feedback I thought the lesson was for me to be less direct when in fact it was...


Oct 16, 2015

Want to be an Influencer?  Someone who makes things happen by inspiring and bringing out the best in others?

Isn't that what leadership is all about?!  

What if your team could achieve more than they ever thought possible?

In this ImpactBank: the Kickass Koach episode, I share a story about how my team taught me how...


Oct 9, 2015

How do you make people feel?  Maya Angelou is quoted as saying “people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” 

In this ImpactBank: the Kickass Koach episode, for the first time I'm not sharing a story.  Instead, I share how to use a key...


Oct 2, 2015

Just Breathe.  You’ve heard that before.  It’s a great start.  Then what do you do? Well that’s when you’ll want a preparation strategy.  You’ll want to develop a strategy for yourself—one, unique to your needs and style.

In this ImpactBank:  the Kickass Koach episode, I share a story about when I needed to...