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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, […]

Podcast

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 […]

Podcast

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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Have you ever sat down to write out the job description for your next hire but your mind just goes BLANK? We’ve all been there, which is why today on the Joy to Lead Podcast we’re talking about the five things your job description needs and how to create it for your next hire.  In […]

Podcast

5 Things Your Job Description Needs and How to Create

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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? […]

Podcast

How to Promote Yourself to a More Lucrative Role

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Hiring a new team member can be a risky endeavor. As an entrepreneur, you may have experienced or seen the financial difficulty that can come with making the wrong hires. In today’s episode of the Joy to Lead Podcast, we’re talking about how to build your team the right way so you are not losing […]

Podcast

How to Avoid Losing Money While Hiring

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Ever felt in over your head when it comes to financial management in your business, especially as you invest in a team? In this episode of the Joy to Lead Podcast, CFO and financial strategist Andrea Jensen teaches us how to proactively control our finances, structure our financial management to nurture company growth, and set […]

Podcast

Financial Management 101 for Business Owners with CFO Andrea Jensen

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Did you know we only consciously use about 5% of our brains? Crazy right!? According to cognitive neuroscientists, we are conscious of only about 5 percent of our cognitive activity. The other 95 percent of brain activity that goes beyond our conscious awareness,  called our subconscious mind, dictates the vast majority of our decisions, actions, […]

Podcast

Unlocking Your Subconscious Leadership

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I think we can all agree that the past year was a hard time that made it a struggle to find the joy in our day to day lives. Well today we are speaking with Abbie Mirata, a JOY coach, who is going to not only break down what joy is but also teach us […]

Podcast

Practicing Joy as a Discipline & Exercising Your Joy Joints with Abbie Mirata

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Enneagram, DISC, Strengthsfinder – you’ve seen them everywhere – personality tests! More and more, people are hooked on taking a personality test and learning more about why we do what we do, but today I want to teach you how to take a step back from using a personality test so that you can reflect […]

Leadership

How to Identify Your Strengths without a Personality Test

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