One minute with … Jeff Stamp

One minute with … Jeff Stamp

Guest
Jeff Stamp, Chief Content Officer at Grey North America
Published
June 2020

We spent a minute with Jeff Stamp, chief content officer at Grey North America. Which habit did he have to break to become a more effective leader? Watch the interview to find out.

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Interviewer: What was your very first job?

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Jeff Stamp: I drove a Bobcat at a landscaping company,

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which was amazing.

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Interviewer: Who are you?

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Jeff Stamp: My name is Jeff Stamp.

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I am the chief content officer for Grey North America.

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Interviewer: What does that mean?

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Jeff Stamp: That’s a good question.

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As I describe it to my parents, I make things to help people like my clients.

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Interviewer: If you hadn’t chosen this career path, what

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do you think you’d be doing right now?

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Jeff Stamp: History teacher.

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What's your favourite time period?

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Post World War II. Eastern European history.

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Interviewer: What would I be surprised to find on your

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desk?

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Jeff Stamp: An Eric Davis bobble head.

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He's my favourite player growing up in Cincinnati.

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Interviewer: How would your team describe you in one word?

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Jeff Stamp: Late.

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Interviewer: Which habit have you had to break to be a

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more effective leader?

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Jeff Stamp: Getting out of the weeds.

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Interviewer: When you hit a creative block, how do you

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unstick yourself?

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Jeff Stamp: Shoot baskets.

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Interviewer: What do you watch on YouTube?

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Jeff Stamp: Vintage Jason Williams and Shawn Kemp highlights.

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Interviewer: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

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Jeff Stamp: Driving a Bobcat, hopefully.

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