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By | May 15th, 2016|Faith, leadership, Mindset, self development, Self Improvement|

It’s hard to believe that just a little over 2 years ago, to ‘walk’ into the grocery store from the parking lot would take me about 45 minutes, and when I entered inside the store doors, I was panting so hard you would think I just ran a marathon.

The reality was, it felt like a marathon. To make that kind of a ‘trek’ took all my effort, my focus, […]

The Desert is a Great Exfoliant

By | November 30th, 2015|leadership, Mindset, Personal Growth, Prosperity, self development, Self Improvement|

Just came back from another weekend in the desert. Been a few years since I really got to ride out here. the desert we play in 2As I was coming back home, reflecting on this Thanksgiving ride, this blog kept coming back top of mind.

As we approach 2016, are you willing to exfoliate things that held you back this year?

What path will you take? The risk of […]

Lead Yourself, Lead Others, Lead the Leaders: Little Known Factors That Could Affect Your Leadership Results

By | June 1st, 2015|Business Growth, Business Networking, leadership, Leadership Development, Leadership Skill Sets, Personal Growth, self development, Self Improvement, Servant Leadership|

This is a saying I’ve vocalized for many years.

This is more than just a focused statement for me.  It’s a value based approach I’ve lived for many years now.  “Lead Yourself, Lead Others, Lead the Leaders.”Lead Yourself Debbra Sweet 1

I first introduced this statement in the first version of  “The Power of Leadership in Business Networking”.

Initially, this theme was just a […]

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

By | January 2nd, 2015|Leadership Skill Sets, Marketing Consultant, Mindset, Personal Growth, self development, Self Improvement|

As we kick of this year of 2015, I thought I would share a few ‘unknown’ tidbits about myself.   The past couple years as I’ve finished rehabilitating from my severe traumatic brain injury, I’ve not publicly blogged much.  Offline, I have been writing and documenting my journey. (There’s much to share.)

The best leaders are transparent- so the sharing below, simply thought, would be fun to let you know some trivia about

The Rouse of the Rooster- Insights to Discipline in Leadership

By | January 2nd, 2013|business, leadership, Leadership Development, Leadership Skill Sets, Mindset, Personal Growth, Prosperity, self development, Self Improvement, Servant Leadership|

When I get up, which often is in the wee hours of the morning, before the sun rises, I can hear the roosters in my 220px-Rooster_portrait2neighborhood doing their job of crowing.

It is interesting to me to hear them so proudly and fervently sing their rooster songs each morning. They are consistent and passionate about their crowing. It reminds me of how to continue to […]

Word of the Year 2013: Discipline

By | January 1st, 2013|business, God, Leadership Development, Leadership Skill Sets, Mindset, Personal Growth, Prosperity, self development, Self Improvement, Success|

Each year, I seem to identify with a specific word or a specific phrase that becomes my personal mantra Discipline2for the year.

It’s not so much that this is a mantra, it is more like a focal point that ties in with personal, business and spiritual goals I have for the year.

This year’s word is discipline.

When most people hear the word discipline the first thing that […]

Life Under the Brim- Part 2: Perspective.

By | November 21st, 2012|Leadership Development, Leadership Skill Sets, Mindset, Personal Growth, self development, Self Improvement, Servant Leadership|

As I continue to experience life from underneath the brim of wearing hats, it is interesting to see the literal change of perspective that occurs by simply placing the hat on. Each hat style, shape, color and even materialhats they are made from effects my field of view.

The hats I had to wear over the summer had to have wide brims that not […]

Life Beneath the Brim- the Tip of Respect

By | October 9th, 2012|Abundance, business, Leadership Development, Leadership Skill Sets, Mindset, Personal Growth, Prosperity, self development, Self Improvement, Servant Leadership, Success|

This summer I had to start wearing hats is part of my daily wardrobe. I’ve enjoyed many observations from beneath the Brim. Beneath the Brim  Today’s post is part one of my sharing.

When I was younger I used to wear hats from time to time by choice. I had different styles and most of them were elegant ladies hats that […]

Money Motivated or Financially Focused?

By | September 26th, 2012|Abundance, business, leadership, Leadership Development, Leadership Skill Sets, Mindset, Personal Growth, Prosperity, self development, Self Improvement, Servant Leadership|

This summer I took my boys on a cross country train trip to visit family for a while. It was an interesting trip. Over the years I have had the chance to travel a decent amount however this was my first long distance train trip.

Many people ask me how the trip was and my answer is always introflective (yes this is a Deb word: introspective and reflective).  It was very interesting and worth […]

Power of Leadership Expert Debbra Sweet Featured Speaker at October First Friday Breakfast

By | October 15th, 2011|business, Leadership Development, Leadership Skill Sets, Self Improvement, Speaking|

The Power of Leadership in Business Networking
 
Networking is not a new concept. Leadership is not a new concept. Leadership when networking is a new concept. It is simplistic, yet profound.

What is it that people do when networking that clearly identifies them as a leader? What is it that they need to know in order to be a leader when they network? Why is it important to understand this concept — especially in today’s […]