President & CEOCarbonTV
Member Since April 2021
Julie McQueen is the President and CEO of CarbonTV, the largest and longest running OTT / AVOD / FAST video streaming network for the outdoor industries.
By resolving creative differences, you can unlock the potential of collaborative leadership. In a dynamic culture space, clashes of creative visions are inevitable among leaders in the business. These differences can stem from varying perspectives, artistic preferences or strategic approaches, among other reasons. However, resolving such conflicts and finding common ground is crucial for maintaining a harmonious and productive work environment. Below, Rolling Stone Culture Council leaders explore practical tips and strategies to navigate creative differences and foster collaborative solutions that honor diverse viewpoints in the workplace.
Leadership can be stressful, but these simple practices can help business leaders better manage their mental health. Leading a company can be an exhilarating and fulfilling experience, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges and pressures. When you’re a business leader, maintaining good mental health is crucial for both personal well-being and effective decision-making. To that end, 17 Rolling Stone Culture Council members explore some proven strategies business leaders can employ to manage their mental health amid the challenging demands of their roles. From regular exercise to setting boundaries to seeking support and fostering a positive work culture, these strategies can encourage a healthier and more resilient approach to leadership.
Burnout is an all too common feeling among business leaders, but thankfully there are effective ways of overcoming it. Carrying the weight of a business on your shoulders can be an exhausting endeavor. Constantly worrying about your business’s success, about the livelihoods of those who work there and about your role as a leader can all eventually lead to feelings of burnout and fatigue. Add in the simple day-to-day stressors of life, and your motivation is often the first thing to go. But even if you feel this way now, it’s not too late to get your motivation back. Luckily, there are some tactics you can use to lift yourself up and find your motivation again. Below, 11 members of Rolling Stone Culture Council discuss a few of those tactics as well as how leveraging them can positively impact your ability to carry on leading.
Being confident in who you are can go a long way toward ensuring your success. While the number of female CEOs in the U.S.—around one third of all chief executive officers—still pales in comparison to the number of male CEOs, entrepreneurship provides a great opportunity for women to get their start at the top. However, leading a business still presents challenges, especially in male-dominated industries. To help shed some light on these obstacles—and how to overcome them—12 members of Rolling Stone Culture Council each share one piece of advice they'd give fellow female entrepreneurs or aspiring business owners for how to be successful in business and why.
A little gratitude can go a long way in business. Happy customers are the fuel necessary to run any successful business.To help them is the main reason why many entrepreneurs continue doing what they’re doing. And when you build a loyal community of customers, you set yourself up with long-term support. One way to build that loyal following is to show your appreciation for your customers on a regular basis. When customers can feel your gratitude, it helps them feel like their voices are being heard and like they aren’t just a number on a profit report. Gratitude can come in many forms, however, so to help you find the method that suits you best, the members of Rolling Stone Culture Council list their top strategies below.
To be a trendsetter, you have to put in the work upfront. With trends always coming and going, it can seem like businesses are always just trying to catch up with the next big thing. But to be a true innovator, you’ll need to get ahead of the trends and maybe even set a few for yourself. In order for your business to be the first to capitalize on upcoming trends in your industry — and earn the respect and consumer attention that follows — consider these strategies recommended by the members of Rolling Stone Culture Council. Implementing even one could give you a major head start with the competition.
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