Endorsements for Ready to Be a Thought Leader?
"Ready to Be a Thought Leader? is a likable, practical book for seasoned executives who have achieved financial success but now want greater influence. Brosseau advises taking an exhaustive inventory of your credentials and expertise and then distilling your knowledge into a model that can be easily explained and replicated."
If you want to build community, advance ideas, and effect lasting change, read Denise Brosseau’s Ready to Be a Thought Leader?. You'll find all the inspiration and know-how you need to enhance your impact and improve lives, starting today.
- Harvard Business Review
“Denise Brosseau is a champion of entrepreneurs and corporate executives alike, and she lays out a step-by-step process for all who want to achieve status as a thought leader. I highly recommend her book for every motivated individual.”
Kay Koplovitz, Founder of USA Networks, Chairman Springboard Enterprises & Author, Bold Women Big Ideas
“Denise Brosseau has done a great service by making thought leadership accessible to all of us. Her case studies and practical resources make this book approachable and a must-read. I’m going to recommend this book to my start-up CEO friends, as it will help them to get their ideas heard in an increasingly noisy market.”
Aneel Bhusri, cofounder and co-CEO, Workday
"I loved your book! I read hundreds of business books every year and yours is among the best of the best."
Amy Reece, Founder, Leadereview - the curated leadership book club
Thought leadership can be a significant competitive advantage for independent consultants. People want to hire the best, and thought leadership validates your reputation, credibility and expert knowledge. If you want to know what it takes to become a respected thought leader in your arena, buy Ready to Be a Thought Leader? today. In it, Denise Brosseau outlines a well thought out seven-step process to capture clients' attention and expand the reach of your ideas.
CEO and President, MBO Partners, the leading Independent Contractor
Ready to Be a Thought Leader? is your GPS for achieving that designation. Whether you're an entrepreneur, executive or non-profit leader you won't want to go to work without it.
Executive Coach, author of BRAG! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn
Without Blowing It and The Hard Truth About Soft Skills
President & CEO at The World Affairs Council; VP, Aspen Institute
What do YOU want to be known for? Whether you're an up-and-coming entrepreneur or an established executive, when you’re ready to take control of your business and career, Denise Brosseau's book, Ready to Be a Thought Leader, will provide you specific guidance and invaluable insights. Best of all, Denise's stories, examples, templates and tools have - to quote one of her case studies - the 'strong smell of reality.' She's been there, done that, and helped hundreds of clients get to where you want to go. My advice about buying this book and implementing its advice? Stop reading blurbs and DO IT!
Author of Do It! Marketing, www.doitmarketing.com
Thought leadership is an essential weapon for standing out in today’s time-starved, always-connected economy. Ready to Be a Thought Leader? is a must read for executives who want the kind of career insurance that expedites amazing opportunities.”
Adrian C. Ott
Award-Winning Author, The 24-Hour Customer; CEO Exponential Edge Inc
During most of my early career, I thought the way to get ahead was to keep my head down and work harder. Slowly, I realized that, to climb the corporate ladder, you not only have to know where you are going, but you have to bring people along with you! Denise’s book “Ready to be a Thought Leader?” teaches you how to build your influence and increase your impact. With enhanced credibility and a broad constituency supporting you, people will recognize you as a Thought Leader!
Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer, Chevron Corporation
Denise Brosseau’s Thought Leadership Lab is helping leaders break out of the pack and scale the career ladder every single day. Now she’s shared her practical techniques and high-impact strategies with everyone. In Ready to Be a Thought Leader? Denise shares the stories of executives and entrepreneurs who went from complete obscurity to national prominence and then provides you the game plan to do the same. Don’t miss this book.
VP & Assistant General Counsel, Agilent Technologies, Inc.
During my career as an entrepreneur and executive, I have learned how important it is to inspire others to accomplish more than they imagined, become more effective than they thought possible, and reach more of their potential as leaders and as individuals. Denise Brosseau’s ground-breaking book, Ready to be a Thought Leader?, teaches us how to make our careers matter and in the process, change ourselves and others for the better. If you're ready to take your business, your career and your life to the next level, I highly recommend this book.
CEO, Sally Ride Science, Inc.
If you’re ready to break-out as the ‘go-to’ person in your niche, Ready to Be a Thought Leader? will cut 10 years off your learning curve. With actionable advice, a step-by-step execution plan and inspirational stories of leaders, this book will help you put your career on overdrive!
Bestselling author of Me 2.0 and Promote Yourself
Are you tired of the status quo? Do you want to become a thought leader, but you aren't sure of the best way to get there? Ready to Be a Thought Leader? will give you practical step-by-step guidance, and inspire you on the way with real life examples. I've known Denise for 11 years. She's passionate about helping people make a difference. Put Denise's expertise to work for you by reading this book.
Chief Marketing Officer, Hipmunk
"As a longtime sales executive, I know it's no longer the best products that are destined to win. To rise above the noise, you need to stand out as a trusted and reliable resource for your customers. In Denise Brosseau's timely and engaging new book, Ready to Be a Thought Leader?, she shows just what it takes for executives and CEOs to become that go-to guru. The strategies she shares will ensure that customers flock to your door. Get it today!"
VP, US Sales and Customer Care, Medtronic Diabetes
Whether you’re an entrepreneur, executive or running a non-profit, Denise Brosseau’s book, Ready to Be a Thought Leader?, is thought-provoking and offers practical advice to help you establish your credibility within and outside your organization. She shares insights to help you become the kind of leader who has a tribe of dedicated followers.
Sheryl O'Loughlin, Executive Director at the Center of Entrepreneurial Studies at
the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, Co founder and former CEO Plum Inc, former CEO Clif Bar and Company
As a long-time technology executive who has experienced several career transitions, I have learned the importance of thought leadership to raise my own profile within the industry and open the door to new opportunities for myself and others. Ready to Be a Thought Leader? offers just the sort of practical advice that I could have used along the way. I highly recommend this book for every executive who wants to stand out from the crowd and be heard.
Chief Information Officer (CIO), Silicon Valley Bank
Ready to Be a Thought Leader? provides tips, tools and resources that will help you articulate your passion, demonstrate your leadership, and engage others in accelerating new and creative initiatives. Denise provides a step-by-step process on how to gain strategic visibility for your ideas and work and in turn the vital contribution you are making to improving the world. A must read for anyone seeking to be more strategic and systematic in their work as a change agent.
Ellen Snee, EdD
Is it time to stand out from the crowd and gain more recognition for your achievements? Denise Brosseau's book, Ready to Be a Thought Leader? will open your eyes to many new possibilities for increasing your visibility and credibility within any large organization. Just what every savvy executive needs to get ahead.
VP Leadership Programs, VMware
Senior Vice President, Bank of America
As a Silicon Valley executive talent agent, Denise Brosseau has a front-row seat and a clear perspective on what it really takes to stand out from the crowd. In Ready to Be a Thought Leader?, she shares that know-how in an easy-to-read, down to earth and approachable style. Brosseau provides sage advice with a practical twist - I highly recommend it.
Consumer Psychologist, Author, Professor / Golden Gate University
As the CEO of a large non-profit, I know the importance of not only getting my message out, but finding and engaging with a passionate set of people who believe in and will engage with our work. One way for me to do that is by establishing myself as a thought leader. Denise Brosseau's book, Ready to Be a Thought Leader?, provides a how to guide for those seeking to achieve this sometimes elusive objective. Her book provides non-profit leaders and social entrepreneurs the strategies and resources they need to step onto the world stage and have their ideas not only heard, but acted on. I recommend it as a must-read.
President and CEO, Anita Borg Institute