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The Mindset of a Successful Leader With Jeff Terhune, Director of Federal Affairs at JBS Communications, LLC

By Jeremy Weisz posted 01-31-2022 04:00 AM


Jeff Terhune Jeff Terhune is the Director of Federal Affairs at JBS Communications, LLC, a bipartisan government relations firm. In his role, Jeff is a trusted advisor to private sector leaders, community agents, and public policymakers — providing strategy guidance that is informed by his experience with federal and state government officials. He serves small and medium-sized enterprises, institutions of higher education, and nonprofits with a primary focus on improving livelihoods in rural America.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • Jeff Terhune explains where his problem-solving mindset came from
  • What inspired Jeff to get into communications and government relations?
  • How Jeff establishes trust with his clients and removes their cynicism
  • How does the leadership approach that his father introduced to Jeff at an early age manifest itself now?
  • Jeff shares the personal and professional lessons he learned during the pandemic
  • Jeff’s thoughts on how his generation will lead the change in coming years
  • How leadership, diversity, and belonging are connected — and how to execute them effectively
  • Jeff explains how he manages and invests in relationships to keep them fresh, real, and vibrant
  • Jeff’s role as a mentor and the ingredients of a successful leader in this day and age

In this episode…

Are you struggling to come up with solutions that best fit your problems as a leader? What if there was a simpler way to solve your challenges?

Jeff Terhune has a proven record of finding unique answers for any given problem. Through his experience as a government relations advisor, he has gathered the required ingredients for becoming a successful leader. As he says, great leadership is not complicated — you only need to adopt the right mindset.

In this episode of Level Up, Nick Araco sits down with Jeff Terhune, the Director of Federal Affairs at JBS Communications, LLC, to talk about problem-solving and servant leadership. They discuss the mindset a leader should have, tips for executing on diversity and belonging, and how to maintain valuable relationships for the success of your business.

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