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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.

Nov 27, 2015

The key point this week is "Don't leave "em hang'n".

When people are left to make sense of the direction given by a leader, you will find you all end up somewhere you had no intention of going.

AND yet we continue to leave people feeling unsettled and unclear on what is expected of them, how they are doing and how to be...


Nov 20, 2015

If you have ever been last picked on the schoolyard today‚Äôs topic will resonate for you. 

Social rejection is experienced by our brains the same way as physical pain, so remember, when you exclude someone they will feel as though you slapped them.  And when they feel this way they are unable to think clearly, problem...


Nov 13, 2015

What activates threat responses and how do we respond to minimize the negative impact and maximize the positive?

In this series we will explore the common factors that impact human behaviour.  Using a few stories from the workplace we will examine the impact a leader has on the threat levels and how to approach...


Nov 5, 2015

Did you know 63% of the time projects or plans fail?  

At the same time leaders are being told how hard it is to work for a micromanaging leader.  What to do?  

In today's episode I share a story of when I figured out how to reduce a bit of my micromanaging tendencies and adjust my accountability strategy:  persistent...