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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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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

leadership development plan

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Following a difficult postpartum season, I went on an unintentional but amazing social media sabbatical. That social media sabbatical lasted about 9 months and helped me heal from anxiety and overwhelm in my life. Taking a social media sabbatical was one of the best decisions I’ve made as a business owner, mom, partner, and human […]

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5 Things I Did On My Social Media Sabbatical that Helped Me Obliterate Overwhelm

social media sabbatical

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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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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

simple morning routine

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Hiring a team as an entrepreneur is an exciting adventure, but how do you get ready to make your first hire?  Maybe you’re wondering if you have what it takes to lead, or, maybe you’re worried about skipping a crucial step in the process and dealing with those repercussions later on. Perhaps deeper than that, […]

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The Entrepreneur’s Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Ready to Make Your First Hire

get ready to make your first hire

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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, […]

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

Joy to Lead®

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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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