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Who Inspires You? 4 Ideas to Begin to Build Your Thought Leadership Platform Today
How do we get noticed for our ideas and make a difference on the front lines of perhaps less visible change initiatives? Here are some ideas from clients and colleagues that I hope can spark you to take action. Read the post.
HOW I LEARNED TO ADOPT AN ABUNDANCE MINDSET
In January, my friend Mary introduced me to the Money Game which helps you create an abundance mindset. Over the last 3 months, my friends and I have decided how we would spend $10M in imaginary cash and I've learned a lot in the process. Read the post.
building a thought leadership culture: VISTAGE
I’ve been spending a lot of time recently thinking about thought leadership from a broader perspective. In my first book, Ready to Be a Thought Leader?, I explored what it takes for individuals to make the journey from leader to thought leader. But what does it take for organizations to take a similar journey? In this interview with Joe Galvin of Vistage, I share his perspective. Read the post.
BuildING a Thought Leadership Culture: CHANGE.ORG
As part of the research for my new book on how companies and organizations build a thought leadership culture and scale their mission and ideas through thought leadership, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jennifer Dulski, then the President of Change.org. As a key executive at an organization serving changemakers, I was interested to learn from Jennifer what strategies they have adopted at Change.org to inspire change-makers and scale thought leadership behaviors and actions within their own organization. Read the post.
Entrepreneurial Thought Leader: Lisa Hufford, Simplicity Consulting
I had the opportunity to interview Lisa Hufford, author of Navigating the Talent Shift, and founder and CEO of Simplicity Consulting — a $40M on-demand marketing and communications consulting business in the Pacific Northwest. The sad truth is that there are far too few women CEOs who have written a well-respected business book to showcase their ideas and build their brand, so I was intrigued to speak with Lisa right from the start. Read the post.
EXECUTIVE THOUGHT LEADER: PRIYA HUSKINS, WOODRUFF-SAWYER & CO.
I had an opportunity to speak with Priya Huskins, a partner at Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. and a recognized expert in the world of Directors & Officer Liability Insurance. Priya has a blog, D&O Notebook, that she started publishing in 2013. She is a regular speaker at industry events and authors articles for prestigious journals like the Stanford Law Review and Directors and Boards. I asked her about how she got started with her blog and why she keeps it going year after year. Here's what I learned. Read the post.
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 on how to position yourself for success as a thought leader this year. Read the post.
Why should thought leaders stay in their lane? Part I
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. This time, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jo Miller, CEO of Be Leaderly, one of my favorite Thought Leaders and speakers in the world of women's leadership. Read the post.
why should thought leaders stay in their lane? part iI
This interview is a continuation of an on-going series of articles I am doing about how people make the journey from leader to Thought Leader. This is Part II of my interview with Jo Miller, CEO of Be Leaderly. Read the post.
7 tips to overcome your fear of public speaking
After having the opportunity to speak about my book as part of the prestigious, Talks at Google series; I came away happy, excited and offer the following overview of what I learned from this fun experience at the Google campus. Read the post.
6 tips to turn your power switch back on
Are you so busy running from place to place you feel like you've lost your ability to appreciate the now? Are you so focused on the never-ending to do list of life that you feel like your power switch is permanently stuck in the off position? If so, here are a few techniques I recommend for Thought Leaders who want to get back on track. Read the post.
how to establish your credibility in a new setting
Learn tips and techniques to establish a commanding presence in any meeting or setting. Read the post.
thought leadership tools: how do you prepare a great talk?
Do you find yourself struggling to develop a great talk? Find out the techniques and preparations I've learned over the years to deliver a great presentation! Read the post.