Oct 2 2023
Beyond 9-5: Leading, Risk-Taking, and Embracing the 4-Day Work Week with Jake Kurtz
Balance. You know you need it. Jake Kurtz has gained recognition as a leader and champion for the 4-day workweek movement. He joins us to dive into why it's crucial to understand your values, strengths, and weaknesses to lead effectively. Jake reminds us that self-awareness is the secret sauce for effective leadership. He's a big believer that knowing oneself and embracing honesty about it is key to making a difference. Jake is no stranger to the art of taking calculated risks – he's experienced firsthand how these bold moves can yield substantial rewards. Brace yourself for a candid conversation where he lays bare both the exhilarating highs and the challenging lows of his entrepreneurial journey. But what really makes Jake stand out is his vision of business as a way to make a positive impact on people's lives. It's not just about the bottom line for him; it's about leaving a mark and making the world a better place. And let's not forget that he's a leading voice in the 4-day workweek movement. He talks about how this innovative approach to work can benefit both employees and businesses, fostering productivity, well-being, and work-life balance. So, if you're looking for a quick dose of inspiration and wisdom on leadership, risk-taking, and finding balance, this podcast with Jake Kurtz is a must-listen. It's packed with valuable takeaways that might just reshape your perspective on success and life. About Jake Kurtz: I am the Founder and CEO of Brick Media, a Tampa-based social media agency. We specialize in social media management and paid advertising services. We work with a variety of industries such as professional services, retail, legal, tech, B2B, restaurants, sports, and more. Before running Brick Media and owning a business full-time, I’ve always worked in marketing — both on the in-house and agency side. In the past decade, I’ve worked on campaigns for Walmart, Johnson & Johnson, Clorox, Ideal Image, Visit Florida, Dali Museum, BayCare, CDW, Hoover, Dyson, Marriott, Experience Kissimmee, Daily Burn, American Greetings, and Hallmark.