The beginning of a new year is a perfect time to reflect on what you stand for. As you set goals and make New Year’s resolutions, being clear about what you stand for will guide you to goals and resolutions that forward the possibilities you’re committed to creating.

Lloyd Fickett, the founder of The Collaborative Way, and Krista Van Derveer, a member of our team and the founder of High Impact Women, had a conversation about what it means to take a stand. We invite you to listen to this excerpt from their conversation, in which Lloyd and Krista explore what a stand is, the difference between taking a stand and being “positional,” and the cost of not taking a stand. We hope it will spark your own investigation into what you stand for.

If you want to learn more about taking a stand, you can listen to Lloyd and Krista’s full conversation by clicking here. Some of the additional topics they cover include: 

  • How to discover what you stand for
  • How to take on a stand in a committed relationship
  • How to stand for your company’s vision
  • How to reconnect with your stand
  • How to support your stand through meditation

To find out more about High Impact Women, a mastermind for female leaders who are ready to take their thought, leadership, influence, and impact to the next level, visit