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!

How to find me:

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!

I share what I'm up to during the day - plus tips on leadership and doing good - on Instagram. It's kind of a day-in-the-life channel for me. Let's connect!




Feeling tired and over-worked?

We all get to a point where we’re tired and exhausted. The grind, the hours, it adds up and we start complaining that we’re working too hard. Only, the number of hours you’re working usually isn’t the problem. In my life I’ve found that the times I’ve felt overworked, it’s not because I’m doing too…

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Build a longer table, not a higher fence

I saw that on a t-shirt recently. Like or share or comment if you agree. If you don’t, maybe unsubscribe from this blog, because that’s basically my entire world belief wrapped into a t-shirt slogan.

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Leaders: You need to focus more and do less. It’s not only possible, IT’S REQUIRED.

I was meeting with a young leader of an amazing nonprofit last week. His natural gifts – creating a compelling vision, rallying people to join the movement, and engaging storytelling (he’s one of the best) – has led his organization to see exciting growth over the last six months. And with that growth, he’s seen…

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Please join me this Sunday at Cheers for Change!

One of my favorite events of the year is this weekend – the annual Cheers for Change event put on by Central OAC! The event party is on Sunday, April 28th, from 3 – 6pm at Sweetwater Brewing Company. You’ll be able to drink lots of beer, eat great food, meet awesome people, bid on…

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How I read

Over the last several years I’ve dramatically increased the amount that I read, culminating in my biggest year ever in 2018 when I read 52 books. I’m struggling this year to get anywhere close to that, mainly because I have another goal for 2019 that is in direct conflict. But, I’m still trying to read…

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You gotta wipe out a lot before you can get better

We took the family skiing for Spring Break. Well, all but the little guy, he stayed home with his bestie. My oldest son, Zac, grew more bold as the week went on, trying jumps and black diamonds. He was having the most fun, improving faster than the others, and….wiping out. A LOT. After a particularly…

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