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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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New Beginnings — 2016

New Beginnings — 2016

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Jan 21, 2016

When I began coach training in 2004, I figured this career shift would be good for three to five years. I had always loved being in business and equally loved adding value to those committed to personal growth. Now 11 years later, as a John Maxwell Certified Coach, I...

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Gifts to Warm the Heart

Gifts to Warm the Heart

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Dec 10, 2015

Who of us needs another item to dust, a sweater, another tie or scarf to add to our collection? Years ago as Christmas approached I heard a minister say, “It’s about time we started buying gifts for people who need them and stop buying gifts for those who don’t...

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What Are the Odds?

What Are the Odds?

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Nov 19, 2015

“Move over, Beer City. Something stronger is coming.” This was the opening paragraph of a short article in the Entertainment section of last night’s local paper. The article goes on to describe a new citywide promotion—“Cocktail Week GR”–now in full...

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6 Ways to Move to the Next Level

6 Ways to Move to the Next Level

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Oct 29, 2015

Steve Job’s commencement address at Stanford in June 2005 has been widely quoted. Here’s one of the best: “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do...

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Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Oct 15, 2015

Who of us doesn’t remember the days of riding in the backseat of a car—or trying to entertain kids riding in the backseat with word games or “Simon Says…” or alphabet games where the challenge was to spot something outside the car starting with an “A” or...

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Finishing Well

Finishing Well

Posted by Judy DeLapa on Oct 1, 2015

Some time ago I read an account of a man and his elderly father who traveled cross-country just to spend some precious father-son time together. As they drove west their conversations often turned to family friends the son remembered from his youth—some living, some...

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