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High-Impact Coaching & Consulting provides confidential Executive Coaching, Business Consulting and Marketing Strategy to public and privately held companies as well as non-profit organizations. As a High-Impact client, you’ll find yourself focusing as never before on results, profits and

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Meet Business Coach Judy DeLapa

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I’m Judy DeLapa, now in my 10th year as an executive coach, serving clients throughout the Midwest. In my continuing quest for personal and professional growth, I recently achieved certification as an independent coach, teacher and speaker with the John Maxwell Team. This certification has allowed me to move up to the next level of coaching, speaking and teaching in order to influence a greater number of people. After all, leadership is influence, nothing more, nothing less.

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Confidential Executive Coaching

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High-Impact Coaching & Consulting provides Confidential Executive Coaching and Mentoring services for business owners, executives, directors of non-profits and other high-potentials from the convenience of their own offices or homes. Judy DeLapa is theone-and-only Executive Coach and

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Judy is an experienced and thoughtful leader...

who is able to listen to the point of view expressed by others and provide advice and guidance in an appropriate and beneficial manner. –CEO of Grand Rapids Arts Organization

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Planning for Growth is Essential

Planning for Growth is Essential

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Jun 25, 2015

There are few decisions as important as the one to develop and follow a plan for your life tailored to reflect your unique strengths and purpose. As an executive coach dedicated to lifelong learning and adding value to people and organizations that also add value to...

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4 Ways to Open Doors to Opportunities

4 Ways to Open Doors to Opportunities

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Jun 11, 2015

Awareness is a topic that finds its way into most coaching conversations because it opens doors. Awareness is key to communicating, developing harmonious relationships and achieving personal and professional goals. Coaches support clients in building their awareness of...

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Now’s the time to plan a stress-free, fun and very cool summer!

Now’s the time to plan a stress-free, fun and very cool summer!

Posted by Judy DeLapa on May 14, 2015

“Summertime and the livin’ is easy…Fish are jumpin…and the cotton is high”, George Gershwin’s music and lyrics from Porgy and Bess describe summers of another era. Yet our summers hold even more possibilities and promise if we’re willing to screen out the...

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Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Apr 22, 2015

Tomorrow, I’ll be doing what I’ve done every April for more than a decade. It all started on an airplane trip home from a writing conference at Skidmore College. My two seatmates were a lovely woman professor and her German Shepherd, Gabe, who stretched out in...

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Why Write? Because You Can!

Why Write? Because You Can!

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Mar 26, 2015

Does it concern you that our young people are learning to write as if every document is a text message or 150-character tweet on Twitter? Or that they think they’ve expressed a real thought on Facebook when all they do is click “Like.” After all, isn’t that...

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Respect: An Inside Job!

Respect: An Inside Job!

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Mar 11, 2015

Most of us at one time or another in our careers have taken assessments to determine our strengths or identify our behavioral styles. One of the assessments I used as a partial basis for hiring executive assistants measured a person’s need to be liked. This...

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