Ep 134: Insights from the Next Generation: Exploring Finance and Culture with Hampton Dortch

In this week’s episode, Matt has a conversation with Hampton Dortch, who serves as an Account Executive at Wildsparq and is also the Founder of the “Wake Up & Lead” podcast.

Listen as Hampton discusses his background and how being labeled a “natural born leader” influenced his career path as an account executive and podcast host. He also outlines his growth journey at Wildsparq and his evolution as a podcast host.

Hampton provides significant advice for young professionals, discusses the essential qualities of effective leaders, and delves into the aspects of the younger generation that older professionals may not fully comprehend.

Additionally, he shares insights into the driving forces behind commitment among the younger generation, the foundational elements of trust with Gen Z, the impact Hampton aspires to create within this generation, and their overall perspectives on financial matters.

Timestamps From This Episode

[00:01:27] Hampton Dortch shares his background.

[00:05:32] “Great leaders are others focused.”

[00:07:19] Hampton Dortch discusses the attributes that make great leaders.

[00:09:43] Hampton Dortch uncovers what older generations may not fully understand about younger professionals.

[00:14:54] Hampton Dortch shares a valuable piece of advice he’s received to inspire young professionals.

[00:22:24] Matt and Hampton Dortch discuss the fundamental pillars of trust when it comes to the younger generation.

[00:26:57] Hampton Dortch reveals the areas where younger generations seek guidance from advisors.

[00:32:01] Matt prompts Hampton Dortch to explain what a growth mindset entails.

[00:38:17] Hampton Dortch shares his aspirations for the influence he aims to have on the younger generation three decades into the future.

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