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Mapping Your Leadership Style

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

affirmations

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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

be a better leader

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If you’re like me, you love a good personality test. Give me the enneagram, the DiSC, the Kolbe, StrengthsFinders, Myers Briggs any day, and that list can go on and on. But, I’ve spoken before about the detriments weaving in a personality test too early in your hiring process can have.  So today on the […]

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When Should Personality Tests be Used in the Workplace? (Hint: it’s NOT in your hiring process)

when to use personality tests when hiring

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In this episode of the podcast, I’m discussing the concept of joy, and sharing what you can expect from the Joy to Lead® Podcast and Brand going forward. Where Joy to Lead® has been over the past year Following a difficult maternity leave, I’ve stepped back in many ways. I’ve had to focus on healing, […]

Podcast

About Joy, and What to Expect from the Joy to Lead® Brand From Here

Joy to Lead®

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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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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 […]

Business

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

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Up until recently, I’ve always believed one of the most important things we should do when hiring a new team member was to search for “culture fit.” We’re told to search for someone whose life purpose and daily actions align with the culture you’re trying to create in your team.  However, I’m finding and realizing […]

Hiring a Team

Stop Hiring for “Culture Fit” – and What to Do Instead

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When working a 9-5, you have a clear view of what’s needed to get promoted. You know what the next “rung on the ladder” looks like, and you’ve got it in your sites. But as an entrepreneur, do you know what’s needed to promote yourself in your business? What does your growth plan look like? […]

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How to Promote Yourself to a More Lucrative Role

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