How to Grow a Dream Team by Joy Cho
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How to Grow a Dream Team

I'll show you how to find great people, how to keep great people, how to inspire and lead, and so much more. Join me as I help you to grow your very own Dream Team. This video class includes 5 chapters, almost 3 hours of content, and a bonus audio version.
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In this class, we'll cover:

  • How to know when it's time to grow a team
  • How to know if you can afford to add employees
  • Who you should hire first
  • How to create a job listing and application that will get you the best candidates
  • How to interview
  • How to narrow down candidates
  • Choosing a candidate and offering a job
  • Creating an Employee Handbook
  • How to build a team
  • On-boarding and training
  • Being a role model for your team
  • Staff meetings
  • Learning to delegate without micro-managing
  • Giving feedback
  • Managing your own time
  • How to handle conflicts and complaints
  • Letting someone go
  • Determining your next areas for growth
  • How to complement your existing team
  • Expert interviews with an accountant, lawyer, and human resources expert to give you all the logistical details on what's involved in hiring and growing a team
  • Nuggets of wisdom from some of my favorite fellow bosses including: Justina Blakeney, Jen Gotch, Alli Webb, Ellen Bennett, and more...
  • And, even more!


This course has been the biggest help for me in strategizing how to put together a hiring process when hiring for the first time. It also me up to speed on administrative things that I wasn't privy to before.

Within 24 hours of posting my first job description per Joy's recommendations, I had candidates rolling in and a smooth process to easily weed through them and narrow down to ideal, interviewable candidates.
Marisa, The Neon Tea Party
Joy's course gives detailed advice on how to create a team that is structured, efficient, and most importantly, joyful. This course taught us how to instill value and intentions into every aspect of our team building and culture, and how small details contribute to growing and sustaining a long-term and dedicated team. After the course, we were able to implement tangible steps to incorporate into our company. One of our favorite takeaways is Joy's importance of recognizing how you want your employees to feel at the end of the day. We loved how this course included practicality, passion, and personality.
Bryan and Stephanie, Amazebowls
After taking Joy's course, my thoughts on building a team are now more organized. I truly feel like I have the tools to build a team. I also really loved that Joy took the time to teach not only how to grow a team but also how to be a GOOD boss. She talks about basic rules and how to connect with employees but still keep healthy boundaries. Some of my favorite parts of the course were her opening up about how to work with accounting and HR, budgeting for employees, personal sacrifice to help make overall gain, and creating dreams within (and outside!) the workplace.
Sarah Webb, Plain Jane
I walked away from Joy's class with a better understanding of how to take tangible steps to create the business of my dreams. Transitioning from being a solopreneur feels scary. I've taken a few online and weekend in-person business courses, and this one felt the most doable and practical step-by-step. It's a true road map in many ways, even as it was specific to how she did it, I felt it was customized for my needs!
Bevin, Fat Kid Dance Party Aerobics
Joy's class was an eye opener to say the least! I appreciated her ability to cut through the nuances of 21st century hiring and hiring practices. She gave me clear direction for identifying loyal, talented team members and beyond that, how to keep them long term and running a team on the day-to-day. Going forward, I now feel confident in how and when I need to fill roles and am excited to build my team!
Kara Nilsson, Leisure Lane
What I really loved about the class is how Joy emphasized how much we (bosses, employers) are such a huge part of an employee's success and how our interest in their growth can make all the difference. I loved everything Joy said about how we can grow that passion in someone to become better and in turn we receive a loyal, hardworking, team member. 
Jen San Juan, Hob Coffee
I walked away with a much better sense of direction and not feeling alone in my journey. Growing a team always felt scary to me, but now I am feeling more confident in making those future decisions.
Flower Cole, The Unicorn Store
I loved the "How to Grow a Dream Team" online class. It motivated me to change my approach and expectations for growing my team and their roles for my event and wedding planning business. Also, I feel that it helped me figure out a better balance of being a mom and boss.
Lilian Hsyu, Just Merried Events
Growing a team and your business is so intimidating but listening to Joy's experiences and tips made it so much more relatable and digestible.
Dianuh Gundersen, Chasing Linen

What's included?

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Hello and welcome!
Introduction - VIDEO
6 mins
Chapter 1: When is the right time to grow your team?
Chapter 1 - VIDEO
35 mins
Chapter 2: How to Find the Right People
Chapter 2 - VIDEO
33 mins
Chapter 3: How to Keep the Right People
Chapter 3 - VIDEO
34 mins
Chapter 4: Day to Day
Chapter 4 - VIDEO
15 mins
Chapter 5: Conflicts, Complaints & The Not-So-Fun Stuff
Chapter 5 - VIDEO
12 mins
Chapter 6: What's Next?
Chapter 6 - VIDEO
24 mins
Conclusion: What Does a Dream Team Mean to You?
Conclusion - VIDEO
2 mins
Oh Joy! Academy Group
Resources and Tools
Audio Versions
Introduction - AUDIO ONLY
6 mins
Chapter 1 - AUDIO ONLY
35 mins
Chapter 2 - AUDIO ONLY
33 mins
Chapter 3 - AUDIO ONLY
34 mins
Chapter 4 - AUDIO ONLY
15 mins
Chapter 5 - AUDIO ONLY
12 mins
Chapter 6 - AUDIO ONLY
24 mins
Conclusion - AUDIO ONLY
2 mins


Is this class for those who already have employees or those who don't have any yet?

This class is designed for:
  • Those who have yet to hire and need guidance on how to start 
  • Those who may have already hired a small team but are struggling with how to best manage and lead 
  • Those who are in the early stages of building a company and want to know what to expect and how to plan for growth in hiring for the future
  • Those who lead a team within a company they work for

Should I watch the class all at one time or spread it out?

You can watch this class however is best for you. But I recommend blocking off chunks of uninterrupted time to watch at least 1 or 2 chapters at a time. You'll have plenty of notes to take so it's best if you're at a desk with your computer and a notebook!

Does this class expire?

No, this class is yours to watch over and over once you have purchased it!

What do I need to watch this class?

  • A desire to grow an amazing team for your business
  • A computer with good WIFI
  • A notebook and pen for taking notes

Should I watch the video version or listen to the audio version?

The class is designed as video class with plenty of visuals and graphics to support the content I will be giving you. However, if you're going through it a second or third time time or want a refresher in a certain section, we offer the audio versions as a bonus. I do not recommend ONLY listening to the audio version as there is a a lot of good stuff you will want to see in the video version (including my sweet dance moves).