In episode 2 of this season’s Digital and Dirt podcast, Ian Dallimore welcomes Outdoor Media Group President, Jill Schnitt, for a discussion on modern leadership.
The interview kicks off with a review of Jill’s early career and the key factors that helped propel her forward. Jill reflects on her ability to become an asset early on and explains why she raised her hand at every opportunity.
Before embarking on her professional career, Jill was able to develop her natural leadership skills through other avenues, such as school sports teams. She shares how team sports can help one develop leadership skills early on and identifies the characteristics that good leaders must have including communication skills, empathy, and a willingness to invest in the future of other potential leaders.
Ian and Jill address the value of young talent and new ideas. While life and career experiences are important, young talent can bring value to the table that should not be underestimated. Jill advises young talent and growing leaders to always be prepared and keep learning!
Finally, they briefly review a few of the campaigns on which they worked together years ago, including the campaign below.
To learn more about Jill Schnitt and her journey, listen to the full Digital and Dirt episode available on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, and other podcast platforms!