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Embrace the Season of Fall

Embrace the Season of Fall

The school calendar has entangled my psyche because despite September being the 9th month of the year, it is always the symbolic transition into a new year. In August, even when the weather is usually hottest in Seattle where I live, I sense the weather shifting as the nights get longer and chillier. I still do my "school shopping," where I get new writing supplies, shoes, and a winter coat. I also feel slightly unsettled because I am not yet clear on what to expect from this symbolic new year.

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Three Mentorship Relationships to Pursue for Success

Three Mentorship Relationships to Pursue for Success

I believe there are three mentorship relationships you should consider seeking out: experienced, peer and early career. All three will offer you different perspectives and opportunities for growth.

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Nurture Relationships with Mentors to Accelerate Growth

Nurture Relationships with Mentors to Accelerate Growth

You need a mentor and not just one but several. At Seasons Leadership, we define a mentor as someone with expertise and experience who will share their knowledge, skills, experience, and network to support the mentee further their career and develop capabilities. Good mentoring is done through teaching, sharing insight, ideas and suggestions and making connections within their network. And in this competitive world, good mentoring is not something you can afford to go without.

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Excellent Leaders Need Sleep

Excellent Leaders Need Sleep

Being armed with the knowledge about what part of the day you are most productive is helpful because it enables you to schedule tasks that require brainpower for your preferred time of the day, when your brain is fired up and ready to perform.

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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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