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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 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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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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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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