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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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Tradeoffs, Risks, Action!

Tradeoffs, Risks, Action!

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Aug 25, 2016

Because pivotal opportunities sometimes present themselves only once—and often come from out of the blue—we can seize and accept the risk of unknown outcomes or watch them vanish. That’s the way it was for Jim and me—three opportunities that led to unimagined...

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Endings and Beginnings

Endings and Beginnings

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Aug 11, 2016

This week I revisited Necessary Endings by Dr. Henry Cloud, a book I first enjoyed in 2011 and was once again captivated by the chapter on “Pruning: Growth Depends on Getting Rid of the Unwanted or the Superfluous.” While the book is primarily about business and...

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The Art of Conversation

The Art of Conversation

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Jul 21, 2016

Paradoxically, one of the greatest threats to good conversation has been the development and ubiquity of cell phones and texting. Attention spans have shrunk as minds flit from one chime to another each promising something enticing albeit shallow in 130 characters or...

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Whose Money is it Anyway?

Whose Money is it Anyway?

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Jun 23, 2016

For more and more people, the convenience of buying online moves the needle in favor of online buying instead of dealing with traffic, parking, and out-of-stock conditions at the store when you do get there. I like it that when you do place internet orders for books,...

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Make It a Game Changer

Make It a Game Changer

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Jun 9, 2016

Where else but in West Michigan can we experience 10 minutes of heavy snow in early May then close out the month with 12 days of the most glorious summer weather imaginable with everyday temps in the 80s? Suddenly it’s summer!  The weddings, showers, new babies, and...

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Tips for Wedding Guests

Tips for Wedding Guests

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Apr 28, 2016

If it’s been a while since you’ve thought about etiquette in general, let alone 21st Century Wedding Etiquette, now is an excellent time to brush up on ways to be a gracious guest. As soon as the next invitation arrives, ask yourself what role you play and as such,...

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