Cultivate Summer 2021 newsletter

Cultivate Summer 2021 newsletter

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Cultivating a formula for success

Kim Denney is no stranger to facing uncertainty in business – just look at the extremes in the Seattle real estate market over the last 15 years. She started her home staging business just before the market crash of 2008. Her mantra then, like now, was “be flexible.” This mindset has fueled her success. When asked during our recent interview what advice she would give to new business owners she excitedly exclaimed “get after it,” but then cautioned to balance that with a heavy dose of being prepared. Read more

Cultivating your style

Having self-awareness and taking the time to cultivate your authentic style can be a game changer. Pamela Forgrieve, Certified Image Consultant and Director of Operations at our partner Michael Bruce Image Consulting, gives advice on how to make your style reflect you. Read more

Personal Assessments – Friend or Foe?

The first time I did a personal assessment for work it felt weaponized. My work group was given a personality-style test that told us what kind of team member we were. I remember the results felt...Keep Reading

Summer listening

Debbie Collard, Seasons Leadership co-founder, is a special guest on Joe Winters Jr.'s Daily Path podcast. She talks about professional coaching, how to become one and getting out of your own way. Listen Now

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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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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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