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Jeff Hitchcock

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How do you champion your team?

I always give credit where credit is due.  Also, my wins and my teammate’s wins are the team’s wins.

How do you build trust with your team? 

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Do Your Actions Today Match Your Goals For Tomorrow?

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It’s often not obvious – but we are always ‘preparing’ for something. It’s easy to look back on life and see how the choices you made prepared you for where you are today.

But it takes a unique person to be able to Read more…

You’re Successful, Now What?

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You’re at a great point in your career and you’ve done some cool stuff. That’s an awesome feeling. But you may have another, nagging little feeling, too: What’s next? What do I do now?
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Why You Need Feedback Even When You Think You Know Yourself

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Feedback can make us squirm, especially if you’re a perfectionist.

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What Matters Most to You in Your Work and Life?

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This past month we’ve been focused on getting clear about…

who you are,

what you care about,

what success looks like for you,

and how to stay connected to those priorities and values

…in a way that helps you Work Life Better.
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How to Stay on the Offensive in Your Career and Life

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Are you living your story or someone else’s?
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Nobody’s Balanced (and that’s OK)

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Let’s say something we all know deep down: There’s no such thing as work-life balance.
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The No. 1 Leadership Skill? Know Thyself

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I have seen over and over how creative executives excel when they understand themselves deeply. Self-knowledge helps you navigate from a place of strength. It informs how you know others.

Knowing yourself means knowing your strengths, values and emotions. Picture the body: Strengths are the head, values are the spine, emotions are the heart. We succeed when we make deliberate decisions guided by these areas.
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The Lifeline of Creative Executives

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My friend Ro Rao recently posted a holiday note linking to his latest art project. As an artist, animator, filmmaker, author, and agency creative, Ro is always up for breaking new ground. This time he was dabbling with trash paintings and publically challenged himself to post one per day for 100 days. Lucky for us and Instagram and Facebok, his commitment and follow-through yielded almost twice that amount, and helped inspire this newsletter.


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The Art of Leadership

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A personal note from Founder, Jen Spencer

ce-logoCreative leadership has become quite a hot topic these days, and I’ve been fortunate to build my business helping creative executives achieve more. Now I’m taking things to the next level with my new offering for creative leaders interested in making real, measurable changes in their life’s work.

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