Courtney Spence on How to Tailor a Growth Plan That Fits Your Business

In Chapter 14 of 20 in her 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, nonprofit CEO Courtney Spence answers "As Executive Director, How Do You Decide What Time Horizon to Focus on in Work?" Spence shares how working in a fast-changing creative space requires her to keep time horizons short for business planning. She notes how it benefits her organization to stay nimble and quick to adapt to changing technology such as website platforms. She also finds this nimble approach feeds into helping her evolve her business model to embrace higher value projects to support employee salaries and benefits.

Courtney Spence is founder and CEO of Students of the World, a nonprofit empowering a diverse network of student and emerging filmmakers to apply storytelling skills in purposeful work. She is also the Founder and CEO of CSpence group, a creative agency building millennial-focused content and programs for brands. Spence earned a BA from Duke University.