Hi, I’m Jeff Hilimire. Father of five, CEO of Dragon Army, author of The 5-Day Turnaround, co-founder of 48in48, founder of Ripples of Hope.

My purpose is to have an out-sized, positive impact on the world. Reach out if you want to help me with that!

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I wrote The 5-Day Turnaround to help leaders embrace the habits of the world's most successful startup CEOs in order to grow faster and achieve their goals. Whether you're a team lead at a non-startup, the CEO of a small company, or anywhere in between, this book will help you become the leader you always wanted to be!




How I learned to embrace the flow to accomplish so much more

I don’t know about you, but my motivation tends to ebb and flow. There are times when I’m crushing it and I feel like I’m the best version of myself, and times when I fall prey to distractions and find it hard to accomplish anything at all. The times when I’m less motivated leave me…

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We lost Ryan Tuttle, and here’s how you can help

On February 17th, 2020, the world lost Ryan Tuttle. He fought cancer for 8+ years, and spent his last few weeks at home with his family. My pain over the last few weeks has been the most I’ve felt in my life. We did so many things together over the last 15 years, including starting…

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10 ways I’m staying healthy during the 2020 quarantine

At Dragon Army we created a Slack channel called #healthydragons for our team to share ways that they’re working hard to stay healthy during this quarantine period. And someone created a ’10 ways I’m staying healthy’ list and everyone started doing the same, including me :) And I thought I’d share that with you all…

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How I’m preparing my business(es) for the impending recession

Geez, guys, this is bad. Like, I know we all know that *now*, but I don’t think we’re really ready for just how bad this is going to hit us. This, in case you’re reading this from the future, is Coronavirus (COVID-19). The health concerns at this very moment are of course the most critical, and…

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Are you ambitious? I guess I am, right? Maybe?

I think of myself as ambitious. Most of the time. But then, there’s times when I question that. For instance, when I talk about how I spend my time, I break it down against three buckets: Family, Dragon Army, and Doing Good. And I usually make an example by saying, “I rarely, if ever, go to business…

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What I said in my interview for Most Admired CEO that won me the award

In 2017 I won the Most Admired CEO award as presented by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. It was not something that was on my radar at the time, nor anything I’d ever submit to win on my own (what kind of admired CEO is one that submits himself for such an award? “Yes I think I should…

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