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In today’s episode, I discuss how important it is to make your team members feel great about themselves and their work as they close out the year with you. I share the 5 key things you need to impart to your team before the holiday period so they are looking forward to returning in the new year.

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Every entrepreneur & CEO running a business wants to maximise their time and feel a sense of space and flow. So when the team you’ve hired to support this goal isn’t cutting it, you start to ask the question - is it worth it? So I’m diving into the 2 best ways to get your time back and supercharge your team.

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When it comes to hiring a team member, there are a lot of misconceptions around how to interview - what to say and more importantly, what not to say, how formal an interview should be, and is it ok to use the same interview questions across all of your roles? So in this episode I’m going to separate the myths from reality and prepare you for rock solid interviewing.

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In today’s episode I chat with the amazing Dr. Krystal Connor, a life coach helping women ditch the status quo so they can thrive in business and life without stress, overwhelm and 24/7 hustle.We dive into how to live better, more fulfilling lives whilst chasing our big goals.

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I chat with Tina Tower, an incredible 7 figure entrepreneur and business coach, author, mum and happy wife! We go behind the scenes for a raw conversation about team. With Tina’s latest mission to help 100 women build million dollar businesses by 2025, this is one conversation not to be missed.

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You’ve hired your support team & finally you can relax into your genius zone without all the interruptions. But that’s not actually happening is it?! You’re still feeling interrupted and you’re wondering why your team isn’t just getting the job done. So I’m diving into four possible ways you may accidentally be limiting your team’s potential - and as a result, messing with your space and flow, and theirs too.

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If listening to one entrepreneur and ex-corporate recruiter’s hiring tips is useful, let’s amplify the impact and try two! I chat with Mim Jenkinson, mother of two, planning-obsessed, multi-award-winning Business Mentor, Author, Podcaster and Course Creator, who I affectionately call the Digital Products Queen!

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We all want effective, high performing teams working in our business. So I take you behind the scenes on the framework for my powerful team coaching, so you can get a sense of what might be missing in your team, especially if they're not feeling awesome right now. Tune in to learn about my 6 Pillars to Building Awesome Teams

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As an entrepreneur & CEO the idea of hiring friends may seem like the perfect solution to needing instant business support from someone you trust. We’ve all fantasised about the fun to be had - office chats, bestie breaks & post work margs - but is it really as idyllic as it sounds? Dive in for the good, bad & ugly when it comes to hiring friends to support your business.

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In this episode I share the reason most people hire the wrong people and how you can ensure as a CEO and entrepreneur that you don’t. So if you’ve found yourself asking “where are all the good people hiding”, made some less than amazing hires or you’re simply too scared or unsure where to start with hiring, this episode’s for you.

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I'm sharing the secret to avoiding difficult conversations with your team. As a business entrepreneur and CEO managing a team, those awkward conversations often feel inevitable and like a thorn in your side. So if you have frustrations or resentment building about how someone on your team is performing, this episode is for you.

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As entrepreneurs & CEOs we all want to hire A-Players. However, so many accept the status quo, always waiting for a ‘better time’ to hire. This happens in two ways - managing the workload yourself because it's easier or hiring ad hoc support & crossing your fingers. So in this ep, I cut through these limiting stories & share why they might be costing you.

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When growing a team I often see people making fast hiring decisions to #getitdone, yet it often results in emotional or accidental hiring decisions that ultimately don’t work out. So in today’s episode, I discuss the difference between making a strategic hiring decision versus the emotional or accidental ones.

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It’s easy to overlook how our beliefs and intentions influence how we operate in our role as leaders. Your beliefs and intentions show up in your hiring, delegating, rewarding, acknowledging, performance and communication - so it’s essential to check in and ensure they are working for you, not against you. Tune in to dial up both your leadership and your team’s productivity in no time.

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If you’re a CEO or entrepreneur who is building your team and scaling your business, then this episode shares the kind of behind the scenes insight that is priceless. I chat with 7 figure entrepreneur, Sarah Parkinson, who has not only scaled her business from 9 to 22 team members, but also acquired two new businesses within the last 12 months. Listen in for all the juicy details so you can benefit from Sarah’s experience and minimise possible pitfalls for yourself.

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If you feel disappointed or frustrated with the way someone on your team - or maybe your whole team - are performing, this episode is for you. I dive into the 4 different styles of management - and how and when you should shift in between these styles to bring out the best in each individual on your team.

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I welcome back 7 fig business coach, Jazze Jervis to riff on all things investing in team, balancing profitability and why business is not one size fits all. Jazze believes we are here to take up space and not be confined by the boxes society can put us in and wants to empower more women to lead lives they not only desire, but deserve. So if you’re in need of a megadose of business truthbombs that will elevate your awareness and shift you into greater alignment, tune in.

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You’ve taken the plunge, decided to hire & posted your ad. The anticipation for adding support & scaling your biz is high. You check the ad often, excited to see who applies. Yet…nothing. If this is relatable, you have no doubt asked “where are all the awesome people hiding” or “how do I get people to see my ad & apply?” This episode answers those questions & more, dive in.

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As a busy entrepreneur, you’ve done #alltherightthings, hired support and yet it’s still feeling hard. It can leave you asking “is it me or them?” This is such a common question, so you’re not alone. In today’s ep I dive into the details of whether it is hard or if it’s simply normal and if so, what can you do about it.

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I am going behind the scenes of my own hiring experiences from my time in business and as a leader in corporate, to share 4 big hiring lessons from my best and worst hires. These lessons will support you on your own entrepreneurial journey of learning how to hire great people who feel great to you. Learning to hire well is no mean feat so tune in for my tips so you can get strategic, prepared and arm yourself to make great decisions for your business.

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In this episode, I answer the two most common questions I am asked - when is the right time to hire and how to hire well for success. So as business entrepreneurs, this short, powerful ep will answer these questions so you can avoid procrastinating on moving your business forward and avoid experiencing potential disasters from hiring too late.

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Life (and business) might be easier if it came with a manual outlining the pitfalls to avoid & importantly, how to avoid them. We'd all love the insider secrets - especially when it comes to hiring and managing teams. So consider this ep your cheat’s guide to the most common mistakes made with teams & how you can absolutely avoid them.

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If you’re tired feeling like your nervous system hits overdrive every time a notification pops up from your team…this episode is for you. It’s time to reset your nervous system and learn to navigate your team’s (and your) emotions from a place of solutions focused objectivity - drama free.

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The third anniversary of my dear Dad passing away is coming up in August.
So this episode is a very raw personal share about how my 2 x businesses were managed during that 12 month period when I had to step away.Dive in to hear this heartfelt share from Paula.

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I’m opening up my ‘recruitment diaries’ and sharing my most interesting, wacky, surprising, weird, funny experiences and the hiring and business lessons I have learned along the way, that have shaped my signature hiring process I now teach.

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We all dream about hiring a unicorn to do #allthethings in our business. An instant solution to the juggle. #Truthbomb - Unicorn team members don’t exist. In this ep I’ll share why plus how to people-proof your business and elevate at the same time, no unicorn needed.

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Scaling fast to 7 figures and finding the TEAM part tricky? Dive in to find out how you as the leader & CEO may be accidentally contributing to your team challenges and the actions you can take to help your team get into a flow that makes it feel easier for you both... ASAP.

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If the idea of more peace, pleasure and ease on your entrepreneurial journey appeals, then this episode is for you. I chat with Ana Kinkela, a somatic business mentor and energetic alchemist for driven, visionary women. Ana supports women to heal the receiving wound with money and guides them to expand with nervous system business growth.

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