Courtney Spence on Living Up to Expectations as a Company Leader

In Chapter 11 of 20 in her 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, nonprofit CEO Courtney Spence answers "What Role Does Living Up to the Expectations of Others Play into the Way You Live?" As a leader of a company, Spence, experiences and accepts the constant pressure that comes with meeting expectations from investors, employees, clients and partners. She finds it is about staying mindful of her journey and her organization's mission, purpose, and values while making a difference and having fun doing so.

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.