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Debbie Collard

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Debbie Collard

Embrace leading from the middle

Embrace leading from the middle

Every job, every role in an organization is important to the success of the overall organization. A role may show up in the middle of a team or the middle of an organization chart, but how the person in that role shows up, their attitude, and how they do their job matters.

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Act With Intention and Get Better Leadership Results

Act With Intention and Get Better Leadership Results

To achieve leadership excellence, leaders need to balance decisive action with intention.

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Are you an inspired and inspirational leader?

Are you an inspired and inspirational leader?

People often say they are inspired by something or someone, but what does this mean and how does inspiration happen?

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Why How You Take Advice Matters as a Leader

Why How You Take Advice Matters as a Leader

Leaders may ask for input or advice or say that they are open to it. They may have an open-door policy, telling people that whenever they want to talk about something or let them know something the door is open. But is it really?

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Customer Service & Culture – Both are about Leadership

Customer Service & Culture – Both are about Leadership

As my own leadership role evolved, I came to regard great customer service as a hallmark of a successful leader who has nurtured a successful culture.

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A Map for Your Journey to Leadership Excellence

A Map for Your Journey to Leadership Excellence

Review of free Baldrige resource: The Foundations for a Successful Business

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Showers to Flowers - Stay Focused on Your Longer-Term Goals

Showers to Flowers - Stay Focused on Your Longer-Term Goals

The English Proverb: “April Showers bring May flowers,” reminds us that even after a period of adversity (short or long) good times will follow. No matter how bad the situation that we currently find ourselves in, it will eventually pass, and we will find ourselves in better circumstances again.

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Let’s Make Women Advocating for Other Women That Rising Tide

Let’s Make Women Advocating for Other Women That Rising Tide

Women’s History Month is a time when we celebrate women’s contributions to history and to life. At Seasons Leadership, we believe that everyone is a leader to someone – they inspire someone to do something they wouldn’t otherwise do. While women leaders are everywhere they still take up a much smaller percentage of formal leadership roles.

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Feeling Overwhelmed? This simple process can shift your perspective

Feeling Overwhelmed? This simple process can shift your perspective

The feeling of being overwhelmed can happen to any of us. It doesn’t matter what your “job” or role is, or what “level” you are in an organization. You can find yourself feeling overwhelmed and helpless to do anything about it. Leaders can feel especially overwhelmed because they often have added demands on their time from bosses, peers and employees.

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