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Debbie Collard

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Leadership Success Tactic: Tracking Accomplishments

Leadership Success Tactic: Tracking Accomplishments

Sometimes, we get so busy that we forget to celebrate what we’ve accomplished. Instead, we just look to the next hill we need to climb or task we need to finish. However, taking the time to reflect on what we have achieved can help us recognize and repeat the things that created success, and note places we can improve for future efforts.

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Stuck on Stress Mode? Reframe and Cultivate Resilience

Stuck on Stress Mode? Reframe and Cultivate Resilience

Leaders often tell me that they are overwhelmed and that there is so much to do that they could never possibly do it all. My clients talk about higher expectations and more demands being made on them. These feelings are increasing their stress levels. But you can take control; by reframing stress and cultivating resilience we all have the power to lead better lives and be better leaders.

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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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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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Boundaries - set, honor, survive: a 'how to' guide

Boundaries - set, honor, survive: a 'how to' guide

Have you glanced at the clock in the corner of your screen and said, "wait, that can’t be right? How can it be 6 p.m. already!" You tell yourself you are almost done and then another hour goes by. You may be setting boundaries but then rationalizing or negotiating them away. Debbie Collard, co-founder of Seasons Leadership, shares tips for how to set and honor your goals.

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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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Relationships in Business are Important

Relationships in Business are Important

In the course of a lifetime, many people may come into and out of your life. Relationships have multiple variables but all relationships need to be nurtured to flourish, especially relationships in business. Read on to find out more about the importance of relationships and how to nurture them.

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Mission Statements and Cupcakes - How Do They Connect?

Mission Statements and Cupcakes - How Do They Connect?

Excellent mission statements: How to create them using your WHY as inspiration. Have you ever said, “I’m really on a mission.” Take a moment to think about what you meant. On a mission normally refers to someone who is singularly focused on a purpose that they are trying to fulfill or an objective they are trying to achieve. But crafting a mission statement for a business (or even yourself) is not as easy as eating a cupcake.

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