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!




Blogging, Instagramming, LinkedIn-ing, and Tweeting

My first grade teacher, Mrs. Kay, who makes a sneaky appearance in my book (The 5-Day Turnaround), would likely not be happy with how I conjugated LinkedIn. Sorry, Mrs. Kay, I’ll see myself to the back of the classroom, again. 😜 Last week was the first week since I can remember where I failed to…

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This isn’t my first rodeo…

Jokes aside, it takes a lot more than one rodeo to be a great…rodeoer? When I think about my journey so far, I certainly didn’t know what I was doing when running Spunlogic from 1998 – 2008. Ten years. And while we accomplished a lot, I didn’t know how to be a CEO by the…

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They thought they buried us but they didn’t know we were seeds

“They thought they buried us but they didn’t know we were seeds.” That is the opening quote in Terence Lester‘s new book, I See You. Friends, spend your money to buy his book and commit to reading it! Then consider having Terence come speak at your company/event/organization. I’ve not only seen him speak several times,…

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“We’re a DO tank, not a THINK tank.”

I had the great fortune to attend a small gathering hosted by Adam Harrell to discuss voter registration with Stacey Abrams. PLEASE support her organization, Fair Fight Action. Regardless of what side of the aisle you are on politically, fighting for free and fair elections is something I hope we can all agree on. By…

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Something to read, something to listen to, something to watch

Consider… Reading this to learn a little. Listening to this to laugh a little. Watching this to be inspired a little.

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You have to bet on yourself before others will

Throughout my life I’ve had to bet on myself before others would believe in me. I had to bet on myself in a major way before banks would consider funding my company. I had to bet on myself when potential clients would say, “you’re too young for this.” And I had to bet on myself…

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