Are You Ready to be a Thought Leader in 2014?

Monster.com, the premier global online employment solution for people seeking jobs and employers who need good people, published one of my articles in their workforce management section. Learn some techniques you can use this year to be recognized and anointed an industry thought leader. Read the complete ”Are You Ready to be a Thought Leader in 2014?” 

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8 Tools to Help You Become A Thought Leader

Inc.com, which is replete with small business ideas, information, and inspiration, as well as practical advice from those who have done it before, published one of my posts: “8 Tools to Help You Become A Thought Leader”.

If you are ready to measure your own reach,

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Positive Harvard Business Review of Ready to Be a Thought Leader?

Sarah Green, senior associate editor at Harvard Business Review, who tends to believe that the world has enough “thought leaders”, nonetheless gave Ready to Be a Thought Leader? a positive review saying that the book “is a likable, practical book for seasoned executives who have achieved financial success but now want greater influence.”

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Write a Book…Change the World

When I first decided to write a book, two years ago, I made two commitments to myself. One, that I would make the process of launching my first book fun, and two, that the priority in creating this book would be to open a dialogue with people about the concepts of thought leadership.  

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What is YOUR Definition of Success?

I ran into a friend of mine at an event this morning and we had the usual Silicon Valley conversation about how busy we both are, particularly as the end of the year is just around the corner. (Sometimes I think we should ban the word busy from our vocabulary.

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Thought Leader or Expert? You Decide!

Here’s what I’ve been thinking about lately…what’s the difference between someone who is an expert in their field and someone who is a well-known expert? And what about someone who is a well-known expert in their field vs. someone who is a well-respected thought leader? Often the terms expert and thought leader are used synonymously,

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7 Roadblocks to Thought Leadership

Opportunities abound for leaders from all walks of life to utilize thought leadership strategies in order to gain visibility and credibility for their ideas. So why, then, do so few pursue these avenues? What are the roadblocks that hold people back and how can you overcome them?

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8 Great Strategies for Change Agent Success

Last week, I led a workshop about what it takes to be a change agent – one of my favorite topics – for an audience of Bay Area women executives and corporate attorneys. We had a lively discussion about the joys and journeys of change agents and by the end of the session,

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Is It Time to Change Your Attitude?

Do you believe that your success has as much to do with your attitude as any actions that you might take? I do! And last weekend, I had two conversations that definitely reinforced that belief.

The first conversation was at a lovely afternoon party where I was re-introduced to a woman I had met a few times before,

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An Evening with Zipcar Founder Robin Chase

Last night I had the chance to re-connect with Robin Chase, Co-Founder of ZIpcar and Buzzcar (and a fellow Wellesley alum) at the opening night reception of the Springboard Annual Forum. There we had a half-hour fireside chat discussing her past, present and future initiatives and the change she would like to see in the world.

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