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Your Leadership Could Use Some Give

Posted by Carol Seymour on Jun 4, 2019 3:06:22 PM


The back of my business card reads: Signature is more than business excellence. It’s leading life intentionally.

I often say that if we lead life intentionally, we will be better business leaders, and likely better managers, colleagues, friends, and family members. Intentionality doesn’t always have to be pre-planned. Often, the most powerful actions we take are the ones we do in the moment.

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Topics: Leadership, Relationships, Intentional Mindset

Rainbow is My Favorite Color

Posted by Carol Seymour on Mar 28, 2019 8:50:12 AM

 

This week, we kicked off the first Signature program for 2019 in Charlotte, where I met 40 unique colors of the rainbow.

I took this photo when I was in Amsterdam because the message struck me. I thought it could be a tag line for Signature.

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Topics: Leadership, Relationships, Intentional Mindset

That Person at Work Who You Just Don’t Like

Posted by Carol Seymour on Jan 16, 2019 8:38:36 AM

Have you ever had to work with someone you just don’t like? We’ve all been there, and whether it is based on a competitive history or you don’t like their communication style, we’ve all had that feeling of tension that rises when this person walks in the room.

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Topics: Leadership, Relationships

Courage is a Muscle You Build Over Time

Posted by Carol Seymour on Dec 18, 2018 10:36:38 AM

Are you courageous? Or not? I had always seen myself in the “not courageous” camp. Fortunately, I learned that courage is actually a muscle that you build over time. You have to push the muscle beyond its comfort zone, then you rest and recover, and try again. Like any muscle building activity, consistency and intentionality are key to build on your progress from week to week.

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Topics: Leadership

It’s Not Just Business. It’s Personal.

Posted by Carol Seymour on Sep 8, 2017 9:56:54 AM

Growing up in my career, I had been taught to separate business from the rest of my life. The phrase “don’t take it personally; it’s just business” is something I know many of us have heard. As my career has developed from working at large companies, to getting a sense of ownership working for private equity-backed firms, to owning and running Signature Leaders, I have started to rethink this phrase.

Can we really separate business from the rest of our lives?

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Topics: Leadership, Women in Business

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