AWAKEN Spring 2021 Newsletter

AWAKEN Spring 2021 Newsletter

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Seasoned Leader Profile: Taking Ownership and Giving Back
Lisa Faber is deeply connected to the history of hair in Seattle. When she was younger, she loved listening to her aunt, Joanne Meyers, founder of the Seattle Models Guild (later John Robert Powers) talk about the legendary Gene Juarez. In her teens she got to meet him. She promised him she was going to work at his salon one day, which of course she did. Now Lisa owns her own in downtown Seattle and with all the recent changes to the city it is a fixture that has weathered the current financial crisis as a testament to her commitment and savvy. READ MORE

Awaken Your Style
Need to refresh your image on those endless video calls? Pamela Forgrieve, Certified Image Consultant and Director of Operations at our partner Michael Bruce Image Consulting, offers practical advice. READ MORE

Awaken Your Values
Have you been in a meeting and suddenly felt uncomfortable with the direction things are going? It could be your values being trampled on. READ MORE

Ask Susan and Debbie
During a meeting a female student was answering a question and when she left the room a male student made it a point to say that she was too “loud” and “aggressive." READ MORE

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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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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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