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Mapping Your Leadership Style

Leadership is difficult because it’s dynamic, and you only become a better leader by growing through experiences. No one wakes up one day as a phenomenal leader. You may have qualities that help you lead well, but a leader only becomes experienced through challenges, tough decisions, and experiences with their team.  Those who want to […]

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Leadership Journaling: 15 Prompts, 33 Uses, & Quick-Start Guide

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As a leader, you may often feel like you have no idea what you’re doing. However, you have an innate leadership style – built from your beliefs, values, skills and strengths. ‘Knowing what you’re doing’ isn’t something a leader may ever feel, but understanding how to discover and deftly wield your leadership style is absolutely […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Discovering Your Own Leadership Strengths, Skills & Style

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What we believe becomes how we act, and our actions shape our reality. Therefore, in a way, what you believe to be true inevitably becomes true. This is why our inner critic is such a powerful voice, and why affirmations can be transformational for us as leaders.  In today’s episode of the Joy to Lead […]

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3 Leadership Affirmations that Will Infuse More Joy in Your Team

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How often do you as a leader feel like you’re “winging it?” You’d never admit that to your team, of course, but there’s an underlying worry saying, “if only they knew. They’re going to realize it soon enough.” Without a leadership development plan, this is likely your norm. Listen to the Episode, or Read On! […]

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Become a Wildly Better Leader by Creating a Leadership Development Plan

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What are your non-scale victories? In today’s episode of the Joy to Lead® Podcast, we’re exploring new ways to measure and track our victories aside from pressured metrics like revenue and team size. Listen to the podcast episode now! Or, check out the transcript below Hello, hello, and welcome to a refreshed new episode of […]

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Measuring Non-Scale Victories in Leadership

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Today Kristen Edwards, leadership and enneagram consultant, will share how you can use the enneagram in your team building process, to deepen your awareness of your leadership style, to impact and influence the way you show up as a leader and to increase the way you nurture your team.  Kristen Edwards is the host of […]

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Using the Enneagram to Strengthen Your Leadership & Team with Kristen Edwards

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Did you know we only consciously use about 5% of our brains? Crazy right!? According to cognitive neuroscientists, we are conscious of only about 5 percent of our cognitive activity. The other 95 percent of brain activity that goes beyond our conscious awareness,  called our subconscious mind, dictates the vast majority of our decisions, actions, […]

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Unlocking Your Subconscious Leadership

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In a previous episode on the Joy to Lead podcast, we learned about discovering your unique strengths and using personality tests to supplement your findings as a precursor to understanding your leadership style. In today’s episode, we’re exploring the components of your leadership style. With so many lists of leadership styles out there, after today’s […]

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Mapping the 7 Elements of Your Leadership Style

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When’s the last time you dreamed for dreaming sake? Or are you someone who struggles with dreaming? If so, today we are going to talk about the importance of dreaming as leaders and how it can move us forward. I don’t want you to take any notes today but rather just be open and ready […]

Leadership

The Practice of Dreaming as a Leadership Exercise & Reconnecting to Our Curiosity

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For today’s podcast episode, I had the honor of talking with Catherine Calmes! She shares some amazing insight on her journey from being a home organizer to becoming a director of operations and what that title entails!  Catherine also shares the five phases that CEOS have to go through from solopreneurship all the way to […]

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5 Stages of CEO Leadership with Director of Operations Catherine Calmes

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