Joy-Preneur - Finding Joy Through Entrepreneurship and Business Ownership

Laura Novak is a founder/CEO who helps others find joy through business ownership. After fifteen years of running companies, she understands that entrepreneurship can provide the greatest moments of happiness and as well as very challenging moments. Here you will find tools and resources to love what you do, and do what you love with a foundation of joy and purpose. Based on the popular blog, Joy-Preneur will share stories that we hope will inspire you to take your own journey of entrepreneurship.
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Jan 18, 2017

It’s the last of our mini-episodes, as we look back on the lessons we have learned from the interviews during season 1 of the podcast. Today, we are talking about living out your values every day. Sometimes, especially in business, this is easier said than done, however when your business adheres to the values it embraces, whether they are profitable or not, you can really separate your business from the competition.

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Jan 4, 2017

We’re taking a look back at some of the best lessons we have learned from all of the episodes of Season 1. Today we are going to be talking about working within our strengths. There’s a lot of pressure sometimes to do everything in your business, but you can truly begin to work in your zone of genius when you focus your greatest efforts in your areas of strength. Listen as we explain all the ramifications of making this change!


Join Laura and Lindsay as they discuss:


  1. Understanding what you’re good at and saying yes to those things, but no to things that don’t empower you is important. 
  2. Being deliberate is important 
  3. Saying yes to everything can hurt you 
  4. We’re our hardest critics 
  5. Focus can be scary 
  6. A leap of faith leaves space for opportunity 
  7. Be good at what you pursue 
  8. Know if you’re uncomfortable because you don’t know it or because you’re not good at it 
  9. You have to understand what drives your business 
  10. Developing confidence makes your business easier 
  11. Have people who can work in the areas you’re not as strong in 
  12. Working relationships can strain business if you let them go too far 
  13. Being aware of your strengths