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Chris Duprey

Chris brings over a decade of multi-faceted leadership experience from both the military and business world. Driven by a desire to inspire and develop others, Chris is a high energy leader always working to better his team and their clients. Chris has a BA in Liberal Studies from Thomas Edison State College and an MS in Organizational Leadership from Quinnipiac University. While not working to inspire and develop his team, Chris can usually be found on a golf course or with his wife and 2 kids.

Marketing Events

What is Inbound Leadership? 3 Fundamentals For a Team That Opts In

By: Chris Duprey August 10th, 2018

Blog Feature

In case you missed it, we redefined inbound this week at IMPACT Live. Inbound is not simply about generating traffic, leads, and sales. It’s a philosophy, a mindset, predicated on being so helpful it hurts. It’s about being obsessed with enabling the success of others. Doesn’t that sound like leadership to you? Or at least what it should be?

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Agency Growth Productivity

How to Put Your People First With Your Internal Communication

By: Chris Duprey July 11th, 2018

Blog Feature

If you can’t communicate effectively with your team or organization, you aren’t going effectively lead them to success. While admittedly communication is often a scapegoat for larger organizational issues, it is extremely important. With that in mind, today, we are focusing on it as a catalyst to lead our teams more fruitfully. Have you ever had a boss or leader who solely relied on email, notes, or middlemen to communicate with you? I have -- and it wasn’t fun.

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Leadership

Flash-to-Bang Leadership: Are You Reacting or Responding to Your Teams? [VIDEO]

By: Chris Duprey April 25th, 2018

Blog Feature

Where was I five years ago? At the company headquarters of D Company, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment located in the Center of the Universe -- AKA, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. I had the honor of being Dog 6, the company commander of D Company, responsible for everything D Company did or didn’t do. At the time, we were about to go to the field for a week’s worth of training, including marksmanship and war-fighting.

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Leadership

The 10 Mistakes Even The Greatest Leaders Make at Work [+VIDEO]

By: Chris Duprey March 27th, 2018

Blog Feature

Every day, my inbox is flooded with messages and blog articles proposing the many things leaders should be doing to become even better leaders. Some of these titles might look familiar to you...

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IMPACT Stories Leadership

This “Failure” with Transparency Was Actually a Win. Here’s the Story.

By: Chris Duprey March 12th, 2018

Blog Feature

When you’re the leader of an organization, you have to be willing to experiment -- with new ideas, processes, etc.

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Agency Growth Leadership

How You Can Be a Better Mentor (Or at Least Try How I Do It)

By: Chris Duprey February 12th, 2018

Blog Feature

So, you’re not seeing the results you want from your team. You’re baby-stepping. You’re doing the work -- but your team isn’t developing, moving the ball forward, or doing great work and moving it into the done column. You and your team aren’t having fun anymore... Your team is missing revenue goals. Team velocity is stagnant at best. For some reason, your team can’t break through and deliver the outcomes necessary to fulfill their purpose. The truth is -- It may not be them.

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Leadership Marketing Books

How I Actually Find Time to Learn & Know My Team

By: Chris Duprey January 22nd, 2018

Blog Feature

4:29 a.m.   I did it again. I'm 60 seconds away from my alarm going off, and I’ve carelessly wasted the extra minute of sleep I could have gotten. Another day begins.

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IMPACT Stories Agency Growth Leadership

How We Create a Culture of True Transparency at IMPACT (& Why)

By: Chris Duprey January 12th, 2018

Blog Feature

IMPACT is known for its transparency within the inbound marketing community. We tell it like it is. If HubSpot does something that doesn’t make sense, we talk about it. And after IMPACT went through a rough period back in 2015, Bob didn’t hide behind a veil of secrecy. He started writing about it and talking about it. A lot.

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