167 | Winning With Simplicity: Team DBE's 2023 Recap

Jan 12, 2024

In this episode of the Digital Business Evolution podcast, Jess is joined by the dynamic duo, Lauren Honeywell and Mike DeRose, from team DBE! Together they reflect on the ups and downs of 2023, as they share personal anecdotes and insights on how the team not only evolved together but also individually.  

The team also discusses the evolution of their business operations, the power of simplicity, and the importance of focus and consistency. They also get into the value of "in between" moments during travel and team retreats, where new business ideas are born. Join in as team DBE unpack the year, celebrate growth, and look ahead with excitement to 2024.

As always, cheers to your evolution!


Key Takeaways:

  • Learn about embracing failure and growth as a team
  • Learn how to empower your team and cultivate autonomy
  • Learn how to embrace consistency and routines as a unit


Key Timestamps:

[5:28] – Finding purpose in helping others love themselves
[14:58] – Reflecting on goals and and content authenticity
[26:20] – Embracing Imperfections 
[35:07] – Even as a beginner you dance and inspire others
[45:32] – Promoting inclusivity and community 


Episode Quotes
“There is power in just simplifying the team and business systems.” - Mike DeRose

“There can be shame and guilt around boundaries but boundaries are supposed to be something that can help you and help everyone around you.” - Lauren Hunnewell


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