The Almanac

Summer Rerun

I wrote about summer last year at this time, and as I reread this almanac entry, I realized it still captures the key points of the season and applies them to leadership – and life. This is because the cyclical nature of the seasons is like a rerun. We may have been through this season before but there is still something new and interesting about it to discover.

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Seeking feedback on your communication will enhance your leadership presence today

Have you ever thought that you did a good job communicating something only to find out later that what you thought you communicated is not what people thought you meant to communicate? You are not alone. Many people think that they communicate clearly and get frustrated when they don’t get the results for which they were hoping.

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Own your leadership journey

What I didn’t realize early in my career was that I could take ownership of my leadership journey – I just needed to know how. Our working definition of leadership at Seasons Leadership is, “the ability to inspire and motivate yourself and others to action.”

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Mirroring the Metaphor of Spring in Ireland

Spring is a season of awakening—to new energy, creativity and possibilities. It's a time to elevate our thinking, clarify our vision and explore new plans.

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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

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

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Inspiration for the Next Season: Resolve

It seems impossible, but here we are, almost a quarter into the 21st century. Happy New Year! I hope you are living fully in the season you find yourself in as we begin a new year.

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Winter Reflection

In the Northern Hemisphere it is winter solstice and on this first day of winter we are sharing our annual seasonal reflection...

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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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Lessons in Leadership: Be the Leader Who Builds-on and Improves

When taking over leadership of an organization, the new leader has much more control in how they assume responsibility for the organization. In this Lessons in Leadership, our resident Seasoned Leader David Spong shares an example of his leadership style when taking on a new role. 

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