THE IMPACT BLOG

When people ask me who I admire most as a leader, I often refer to Yvon Chouinard, the founder of Patagonia. I can speak about him from first-hand knowledge, having met him and having spent time with him during a trip he made here to the Lake District to talk at one of our conferences. He is a - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 04.03.15
Sergio Mobilia is a key part of the team behind Squared, Google’s most successful talent development programme for seasoned digital marketers in the UK - and now worldwide!We grab 10 minutes with him and discover that he has some interesting things to share…Your career has taken a very diverse path - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 03.03.15
What's the point of having a great idea, if you don't do anything with it? It's fun to shoot the breeze, to brainstorm or to pontificate about what could be, but personally, I just love it when I see a great idea turn into action.We often hear people say "I wish I'd thought of that first" but - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 24.02.15
Six Key Questions You Should Ask YourselvesBased upon interest in our recent piece on Team Success, where we explored 6 questions related to team success and performance, we’re now going to take a deeper dive. The 6 questions align closely to an Impact developed model of team performance and - Read More...
 
Posted by DavidC on 23.02.15
 Steve Chapman is an Impact associate and change and creativity consultant/writer. In this blog he discusses whether we have turned creativity into a deceptively concrete ‘thing’ and suggests that we start to focus on the act of creating – a process that requires increased - Read More...
 
Posted by Guest Author on 11.02.15
Have you ever watched a dog enter a room for the first time? Typically, it will pace around the room, sniffing and sensing until it has explored the whole space. Only then will it choose one particular spot to lie down in and whenever it returns to that room in the future, it will return to the - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 11.02.15
Forget time management, the key skill is managing your work. Impact’s Grahame Broadbelt shares some thoughts and some tools he uses every day.At this time of year we are assaulted by material that aims to tell us how we can use our time more effectively. It’s almost like we all feel, deep down, - Read More...
 
Posted by GrahameB on 03.02.15
When I was 16 years old, I was lucky enough to attend a four-week, residential, personal development programme. It completely changed my life and set me on a course of experiences and achievements, culminating in the creation of Impact in 1980.There were many things that happened to me through that - Read More...
 
Posted by davidw on 02.02.15