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I would say that self-coaching is something I learned, honed, and employed intentionally and strategically through my experience in leadership – but that would be a lie. Self-coaching is something motherhood has taught me the most.  And by “taught,” I mean I had to adapt to survive. I struggle with anxiety and depression and motherhood […]

Leadership

Self-Coaching Tactics for New and Anxious Leaders

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As entrepreneurs and business owners, we’re told we must lead from the front. After all, leaders lead, and what better way to lead than by pointing the way forward, right? The belief that leaders always lead from the front is a misconception in today’s entrepreneurial culture. Leaders are not only found at “the top,” but […]

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Do You Have to Lead from the Front if You’re Leading a Team?

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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 […]

Leadership

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

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As leaders and business owners – and, well, humans – most of us will experience burnout at some point in our lives and careers. Leadership burnout is increasingly common, and entrepreneur burnout is coming in a close second. In fact, studies have shown that in 2022 nearly 60% of leaders say they feel drained and […]

Podcast

How to Fill Your Cup and Prevent Leader Burnout with Amber Zaricor of the Fill Your Cup Conference

Amber Zaricor of Fill Your Cup Conference

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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 […]

Podcast

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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We all want to be a better leader, but it’s hard to picture what it’s like to experience our leadership – right? We try to communicate better, to have more team meetings, to ask our team members how they are doing, but at the end of the day we’re left wondering if it’s even enough. […]

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5 Things Your Team Members Aren’t Telling You – and How to Be A Better Leader for Them

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To keep productivity high, relationships strong, and employees genuinely happy, you have to have a strategy that develops and nurtures a positive team culture. Becky Brunner is the team culture strategist who will create a plan that strengthens your team’s culture and allows you to lead a team of motivated, connected, and happy employees without […]

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Fostering Team Culture through Connection, Communication & Collaboration with Becky Brunner

Becky Brunner

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You may have heard it said that leaders are readers, and I would take it one step further to say readers make the best leaders. Today on the Joy to Lead® Podcast we’re exploring why this is true and how you can adopt an identity of reader, too! Listen to the episode now! Or, dive […]

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Why Leaders are Readers, and Readers Make the Best Leaders

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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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