Courtney Spence on What It Means to Contribute at Work Each Day

In Chapter 12 of 20 in her 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, nonprofit CEO Courtney Spence answers "On a Daily Basis, What Does It Mean to Contribute in the Work That You Do?" For Spence, she finds making a daily contribution comes down to staying composed and being present as a leader. By maintaining positivity and sheltering adversity she may be facing outside of work, she is able to rise to the challenge of being a team leader at work.

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.