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Inspiration for the Next Season: RESOLVE

Inspiration for the Next Season: RESOLVE

I find that the end of each quarter is a good time to take stock of how I am doing on my resolutions. To re-inspire myself, I re-read my sister-in-law’s new year’s letter that I keep on my desk because I find it so motivating. Kristine Wilson sent this letter to her community to help inspire others to meet their goals. I share, with her permission, with our community to inspire you.

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Prioritizing Authenticity

Prioritizing Authenticity

To demonstrate that we really do practice what we preach, I want to share some of my big rocks and what I have been doing over the past few years to prioritize to hopefully inspire you on your own journey.

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Self-Affirmation & the Magic of a “Love Me Drawer”

Self-Affirmation & the Magic of a “Love Me Drawer”

We never know when we will get positive affirmation from others and there is no guarantee that it will come along when we need it most. This means that we benefit from having a method for self-affirmation that keeps us motivated.

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The Most Organized Leader Manages Priorities

The Most Organized Leader Manages Priorities

Being organized as a leader is key. Debbie Collard breaks down how to identify the "big rocks" or priorities in your life to help you keep on track to meet your goals.

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Transform Winter 2022 Newsletter

Transform Winter 2022 Newsletter

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Our winter newsletter features Seasoned Leader Annie Stocker. Annie shares her journey from "reluctant leader" to successful business owner of a thriving yoga studio. Read about Season Leadership's more inclusive vision, Co-Found Susan Ireland's reflections on winter and exclusive style transformation advice from our partners Michael Bruce Image Consulting.

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Integrate Fall 2021 newsletter

Integrate Fall 2021 newsletter

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In our fall newsletter learn how Seasoned Leader Kimberly Adam, artist, corporate retail leader and writer, transformed her life into a path she loved, get the latest on the Women in Leadership Podcast, read Susan’s reflections on fall and contribute to the Seasons Leadership discussion on closing leadership gaps.

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Recognizing ‘Monkey Business’ Helps Defining Work Boundaries

Recognizing ‘Monkey Business’ Helps Defining Work Boundaries

Do you feel like you need to take on extra work dumped on you by colleagues who seem either helpless or entitled? This inequitable work transfer is a common theme Seasons Leadership Co-Founders Susan Ireland and Debbie Collard hear about from their coaching clients. Susan shares tips on how to get that monkey off your back.

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Communicating my brand of values (If I can do it, you can too!)

Communicating my brand of values (If I can do it, you can too!)

What is your personal brand? Could you answer this question? Many of my coaching clients have shared their frustration at being asked this recently during job interviews. And while I think this is a terrible interview question (because with so many definitions of “brand” how do we even know we are talking about the same thing?) it is an important, if not tricky thing to nail down.

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A winning mindset takes perspective and planning

A winning mindset takes perspective and planning

With the start of the 2021-2022 football pre-season, sports news is flooded with stories of players waiting to finalize their contract extensions or get picked up by a new team. Through all this noise and uncertainty pro athletes need to focus on being best at what they do and not get tied to one location or team. Just as with pro sports, there are those in business who seem to have broken the code for success both personally and professionally. Maybe those that succeed in pro sports and in business share a mindset that sets them apart?

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