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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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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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Your Books Tell Your Story

Your Books Tell Your Story

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Feb 25, 2015

More than 40 years ago Mortimer Adler wrote a book still gathering accolades in 2015: How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading. I pondered this title as I purged my bookshelves and made space for new books.   What’s piqued my interest, in recent...

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Why Struggle?

Why Struggle?

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Feb 10, 2015

Listening to a lecture last week by Scott Fay of the John Maxwell Team, this statement grabbed my attention: “If you can’t lead yourself successfully, everything else in your life is going to be a struggle.” Immediately, I thought, “I know people like that.”...

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Banish the Winter Blahs!

Banish the Winter Blahs!

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Jan 21, 2015

Winter came early and hit the Great Lakes States with a vengeance. Some 30 inches of snow fell in November with upper New York bombarded with several feet of snow. Bone-chilling cold, news of unimaginable multi-vehicle pileups and the stress of driving on icy roads sap...

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Sounds Like a Plan!

Sounds Like a Plan!

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Jan 8, 2015

Whether you’re starting the New Year with high energy or just barely able to show up, this much is certain: the year ahead is filled with uncertainties, new possibilities and opportunities. What will we make of opportunities that come to us? Do we have the courage to...

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