Jamie Savage – Founder, The Leadership Agency
Jamie Savage is Founder of The Leadership Agency, the recruitment partner of choice for North America’s fastest-growing startups. The Leadership Agency gets to help build the most impressive companies of our generation. Some clients include: SkipTheDishes, Endy, StackAdapt, TouchBistro, PagerDuty, Ritual, Justworks. Coming from the corporate world, Jamie launched her firm in 2017 and has continued to grow it ever since; expanding into the US in just 18 months. opening an office in NYC, and earning multiple awards, such as Best Service Provider 2019 (HRD Canada), and Best Professional Services (CanadianSME Business Magazine). A disruptor in the HR and recruitment space, Jamie contributes her expertise to The Globe and Mail, CBC, Inc., and HRD Magazine, and she’s on the Forbes HR Council. She was the Emcee and spokesperson for North America’s largest HR Tech Conference 2019, with over 3000 attendees. Jamie is an angel investor and a Founding Member of The Big Push: Taking women-led companies from seed to series A and beyond.
As an entrepreneur you can’t wait for all the answers, you will likely never get them, so you have to be comfortable taking a few risks, and the most important risk you need to take is on yourself. Invest in your employees, lead with purpose, and don’t look back! There will be times that you have to make hard and fast decisions, and you will only have your gut instincts to guide you. So, by investing in yourself, your intuition, your expertise, you will be prepared and well equipped for anything ahead.