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!




Book update: Interior pages complete!

This book process has taken so long! For someone that largely enjoys controlling my own destiny, I’ve had to practice a not-so-easy-for-me blend of patience as we move through the book editing process. My book is called The 5-Day Turnaround, but I’m considering changing it to the Over 2-Year Process! #joking The latest piece of…

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Darren Eales of Atlanta United visited Dragon Army, and here’s what I learned

Darren Eales, President of a little team called Atlanta United, gave a talk to Dragon Army recently. He came as part of a series we produce called, Inside the Lair, where I invite a leader to come share with our team their leadership journey. How they got where they are today, what they look for…

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Your Mountain is Waiting

I was thrilled to receive my first copy of Your Mountain is Waiting by Bill Nussey. Bill was one of my early mentors back when I was building Spunlogic, and he remains one of the people I respect most in this world. So when he told me about the new book he was publishing, focused…

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Six book recommendations

I get asked fairly regularly for book recommendations. Possibly because I’m always asking other people for their recommendations! Recently a friend asked me to share some books I love for a trip she was taking, and I thought I’d post what I sent her: Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years This book gives…

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Introducing the Dignity Museum

This past weekend I was honored to participate in the launch of the Dignity Museum, a project by Terence Lester‘s amazing organization, Love Beyond Walls. The Dignity Museum is a traveling museum that shares the stories of those who are forgotten – our brothers and sisters who are experiencing homelessness and poverty. Terence founded the…

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Good Authority – my book notes

In 2018 read the book, Good Authority, and found it to be full of great insights on leadership. If that’s a topic you’re into, you should give it a read, but also sign up for the mailing list for my upcoming book, The Five-Day Turnaround ;) Here are the passages I highlighted as I read…

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