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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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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

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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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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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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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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, […]

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Unlocking Your Subconscious Leadership

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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’ve heard it said that 2020 didn’t catalyze changes that were never coming. Instead, 2020 accelerated the evolution that was already in store. Accelerated growth hurts because we haven’t had time to become aware of the changes that need to be made, come to terms with it, pull together resources and energy required to make […]

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7 Leadership Predictions for 2021 – How Your Team Will Change

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