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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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As a work-from-home mom, time for focused work is precious and scarce. Here’s how I added over 15 hours of quality work time each week with this simple morning routine. Discover the Simple Morning Routine that Changed my Week for Good! It’s simple, I get up earlier! But don’t leave me yet – here’s how […]

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How I Added 15+ Hours of Focused Work to My Week with This Simple Morning Routine

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In today’s episode of the Joy to Lead® Podcast I’m asking a question prompted by the book Chief Joy Officer by Richard Sheridan. We’ll be reading this book as part of our book club inside the Joy to Lead® Leadership Academy, because it’s just so good! Today I’m exploring the concept of a no-firing policy, […]

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What If You Had a No-Firing Policy for Your Team?

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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

Catherine Calmes

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I’m so excited to share this conversation with Trades of Hope founder, wife, mama, and serial entrepreneur Chelsie Antos. She has been an incredible source of inspiration to me for years as I navigate entrepreneurship and mamahood, and I know this conversation will inspire and motivate you as well. Chelsie is a movement maker, mama, […]

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Finding Your Identity as a Serial Entrepreneur & Mother with Chelsie Antos

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You guys! Today I have one of my biz idols on the show, Jordan Gill of Systems Saved Me. Jordan is an expert on all things systems and helps overworked one woman shows, become streamlined solopreneurs. Today we dive into how she has grown, developed, and managed her team so that she can step into […]

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Scaling, Hiring & Team Leadership with Jordan Gill

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The problem with entrepreneurship… No one tells us how to build a company. How to grow a team. How to BE CEO. Ever heard of the phrase “small potatoes?” This is a phrase I started using to describe my own mindset several months ago. Now, I’m playing big potatoes (trust me, it’s catchy). Too many […]

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Entrepreneurship vs. Being CEO

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Dondrea Owens stops by the Joy to Lead Podcast to chat all about preparing our finances for hiring and to quell any fears we have with practical and actionable finance strategy advice. Dondrea Owens is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  Through her business, The Creative’s CFO, she and her team empower creatives and small business […]

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Financially Healthy Hiring with Dondrea Owens

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Today’s podcast guest is a dear friend of mine, Jennifer Edewaard. She believes we’re strongest when we embrace and stand in our imperfections with whole hearts, and we dove into the concept of imperfection and confidence. Jennifer calls herself an imperfect wife, mama and truth-teller, and she’s passionate about living out God’s perfect purpose in […]

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Embracing Our Imperfections in Life & Leadership with Jennifer Edewaard

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Our current online business community has a ton of voices chatting about what it means to be a leader and CEO – but there is a major gap in the discussion of the foundational business principles needed to BE a true CEO in action.  Being the CEO of your business is not confined to certain […]

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How to Actually Structure Your Role as CEO

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