Authentic Impact enables growth, change, and peak performance by providing the right tools, resources, and support.


MAI Organization™

Managing complexity is one of the most challenging aspects of running a successful business. Your strategy needs to balance opportunity, competition, human capital requirements and rapidly changing technology. MAI Organization™ provides a full range of consulting and facilitation services to help organizations achieve unprecedented clarity and focus.

MAI Team™

Help Wanted: “Must work well independently and play well with others.” MAI Team™ provides the tools your employees need to understand the team’s unique skills and abilities, resulting in a shared accountability. Teams change counter-productive attitudes and behaviors, engage in constructive dialogue, develop conflict resolution skills and build a solid foundation of trust.

MAI Coach™

Today’s leaders are under tremendous pressure to do more with less, while navigating an increasingly complex and competitive business universe. MAI Coach™ provides leadership coaching for sustainable individual, team and organizational transformations. An Authentic Impact principal or associate provides evidence-based, results-focused coaching.


Our clients include individuals, business owners, and corporate leaders across a wide range of industries.
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MAI Positive Core™ for a comprehensive picture of you…at your best.

MAI Capacities™ to increase your skills in Self-Mastery and Leadership.

MAI Plan™ to balance the domains of your life: Career, Finances, Relationships and Health.

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Our associates bring a wide range of business experience and coaching expertise to our growing client base.
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Why Choose Us?

  1. We connect quickly with our clients because we’ve been where they are – we’ve built and led global businesses and faced the same challenges in our corporate lives. We know, first hand, the importance of delivering sustainable solutions because we’ve lived through the disappointment of quick fixes disguised as long-term solutions.
  2. We respect our clients’ unique needs. We have the proven tools and resources to fully engage people in the process of achieving their unique objectives.
  3. We’re flexible and our solutions are scalable. Whether it’s coaching a single leader or an entire team, conducting workshops for 20 employees, or customizing webinars for an entire sales team, we tailor our approach to you.
  4. We take the complex and make it simple. Our favorite words from a client are “This is completely clear to me now!”
  5. We enable growth, change and peak performance by providing the right tools, resources and support.

“Helen serves as my executive coach and has added tremendous value by enhancing my self awareness as well as my ability to manage teams to maximize performance.”

Adrian Basaraba, SVP, AGF Investments


“My coaching sessions with Gordon have been invaluable!  The coaching has exceeded my expectations!  I am amazed by the growth I have obtained from coaching.”

Ginny Frigge,SVP,First Data


Our clients include individuals, business owners, and corporate leaders across a wide range of industries. Partial list:



Focus – Use it or Lose it?

Devices. Our beloved Devices. The siren call of an arriving text or email captures our attention even when we know we should be concentrating on the task at hand. We sneak a peek at dangerous or inopportune times, whilst driving, for example, or reading to our... read more

How to Have a Career and Have a Life

I’m expected to perform at ever-higher levels at work. My spouse is on my case because I’m rarely home, and when I am, I’m not really present. We’re shuffling the kids from one activity to another, meals are taken on the run, and I can’t remember the last time I had... read more

The Brain That Heals Itself

When most of us think about mental health, we ascribe its presence or absence largely to luck or having good genes. We vaguely (or actively) dread the onset of dementia or Alzheimer’s and cross our fingers it doesn’t happen to us. Well, there is a whole lot of good... read more

The Importance of “Deep Work”

We recently shared a blog on Todd Henry’s terrific book Die Empty.  We love this book because it encourages each of us to make a contribution, the unique contribution that only we can make.  Henry describes what he calls the Siren Song of Mediocrity  as “a... read more

Die Empty

“I know that my contribution is defined by how I choose to engage the battles I face every day, and that my legacy is nothing but a series of choices to engage in or abstain from action.” Todd Henry The title grabbed my attention and the subtitle clinched the sale:... read more

Authenticity – It’s Vital to Your Health

It’s right in the name of our company. At Authentic Impact, we have long recognized how important it is to be authentic at work, at home, in our relationships, and with ourselves. This article The Surprising Ways Inauthenticity at Work is Hurting You, by Molly... read more