5 Ideas on How to Make Your Own Future

Whether you’re climbing the corporate ladder or running your own show, here are five ideas to position yourself for success as a thought leader this year.

  • Raise Your Hand: No matter which industry or community you’re in, there is likely to be a dearth of leaders willing to roll up their sleeves or take the helm.

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The Discover Your Talent – Do What You Love Podcast with Don Hutcheson – Part 2

I recently sat down for a second time with Don Hutcheson for his Discover Your Talent – Do What You Love podcast. This time we talked more about my story – how I began using my talent and finding my path and some important turning points in my career.

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Why become a thought leader? Career insurance…From Post in the UK Business Reporter

In earlier posts, we explored what a thought leader is and how thought leadership is different from PR and marketing. Now you might be asking why you should make the journey from leader to thought leader. After all, there isn’t any research that I know of that proves that those that become thought leaders are always better paid or better off.

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The Discover Your Talent – Do What You Love Podcast with Don Hutcheson

I recently sat down with Don Hutcheson for his Discover Your Talent – Do What You Love podcast.  We chatted about the important questions to ask yourself when considering whether you’re ready to be a thought leader. We also talked about finding your niche, becoming a change agent,

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The Brave Entrepreneur podcast with Jena Rodriguez

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A few days ago, I had the pleasure of being a guest on Jena Rodriguez’s The Brave Entrepreneur podcast. You can hear the full podcast here. In it, we discuss thought leadership versus leadership, finding your specialty and how to stay informed, empathetic and grounded in your business.

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How is thought leadership different from PR and marketing?

A few years ago, I sat down with a friend who had just left her role as CEO of a prominent PR firm in Silicon Valley. I asked her which piece of her job she would miss the least. She smiled and said it was working with CEOs of technology companies who hired her team to remake them as thought leaders when they really didn’t have any original thoughts of their own or any vision of the future they’d like to see.

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What is a thought leader? From Post in the UK Business Reporter

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Some people use the term “thought leader” as if all you have to do to earn that moniker is to start tweeting. This is hardly the case. Individuals with expertise, passion, and a track record of changing the world become thought leaders when they rise above themselves by sharing their knowledge so others can change the world too.

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Be of Service By Sharing Your Expertise, Interview with Jo Miller, Be Leaderly, Part 2

This interview is part of an on-going series of articles I am doing about how people make the journey from leader to thought leader. See my previous interviews with Priya Huskins of Woodruff and Sawyer and Holly Hamann of Tap Influence.  This time, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jo Miller,

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Why Should Thought Leaders Stay in Their Lane? An Interview with Jo Miller, Be Leaderly

This interview is part of an on-going series of articles I am doing about how people make the journey from leader to thought leader. See my previous interviews with Priya Huskins of Woodruff and Sawyer and Holly Hamann of Tap Influence.  This time, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jo Miller,

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