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Dorie Clark

This Top Sales Book Was Rejected More than 50 Times

Dorie Clark | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Dorie Clark

Trying to get a book published can be a disheartening task. In 2009, I resolved to get a book deal, and it took me two years of rejections -- and an extraordinary amount of effort expended on 'platform building' -- to sign a deal for my first book.

5 Thoughtful Ways to Grow Your Network

Kare Anderson | Posted 07.09.2015 | Impact
Kare Anderson

When it comes to networking, most people focus on the sexy part - meeting new people. But for true mutuality and interconnectedness, it is vital to stay in touch and keep your relationships alive and growing once you've made that initial connection.

You Graduated... Now, What? (10 Steps to Building Your Life on Purpose)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 06.29.2015 | Education
Mark W. Guay

I watched as my students picked up their cap and gown and carried it in their arms like a newborn baby. I smiled, said a few last words of encouragement, then asked, "You graduated... now what?"

Social Leadership: Are We There Yet?

Dorie Clark | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Dorie Clark

Over the past few years, the use of social media has ceased to be seen as "cutting edge" or "innovative," and has simply become a core part of how companies communicate and do business.

Building a Reputation in Your Industry Beyond the Brand of Your Employer

Brian Honigman | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
Brian Honigman

The most common question I get from my network is how to grow a reputation in an industry, while also attending to the responsibilities of a full-time job.

Become a Sought-After One-of-a-Kind Expert

Kare Anderson | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Kare Anderson

Want a key to a more accomplished, adventuresome and meaningful work and life with others? Try this: Distill your smarts and most passionate interests into a distinctive, much-needed method. That's what Joe Calloway calls Becoming A Category of One. In so doing, you become a sought-after, one-of-a-kind expert.

How to Stand Out in the Crowd

Erica Dhawan | Posted 06.20.2015 | Media
Erica Dhawan

There are so many channels for people to communicate on, and it feels like almost everyone has a blog, a podcast, or is self-publishing a book. So, in this crowded environment, how do certain ideas break through?

Why Millennials Need to Stand Out (or What I'd Say in a Commencement Speech)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Mark W. Guay

Becoming an expert in something so focused allows someone to take advantage of what mega-companies cannot. It allows someone to first become a big fish in a small pond.

You Can Be Anything You Want to Be (Well... Sort Of)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 04.07.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

Agency, as a quick reminder, refers to one's ability to act in his world. It's the ability to make choices and then act on them, or not act on them, given the influence of one's environment. These include what we are in control of and those we are not

Falling Is Not Failing

Tim McDonald | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

I'm learning that the only failure we experience is something we don't learn from. Life is a journey, not a destination. Falling is part of the adventure. Failing to me is giving up.

Innovation Starts with You

Tim McDonald | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business
Tim McDonald

We are all innovators. If we start with ourselves, and the relationships we form, we have the building blocks for creating purposeful change that will touch the lives of many. And anything becomes possible.

Become More Highly-Valued

Kare Anderson | Posted 07.26.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

For some of us asking is hard, but giving feels natural. Yet a healthy relationship, over time, is where both feel strengthened by the mutual support they experience together.

Reinventing You: 15 Minutes with Dorie Clark

Phil Simon | Posted 05.10.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

I recently sat down with author and smart cookie Dorie Clark to talk about her book Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future. Quest...

Label Yourself and Your Business Before Someone Else Does

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Kare Anderson

Interestingness is the instigator, the hardy pigeon that can carry your message most anywhere. Interestingness makes a message get heard above the noi...

Why Your Career Is Stalled Even Though You are Smart and Work Hard

Kare Anderson | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
Kare Anderson

Aligning with a powerful sponsor means you have more opportunity to use your best, often complementary talents, taking risks along the way, knowing that your alpha sponsor has your back because you leverage their success as they accelerate yours.

Why Are LinkedIn's 'Influencers' Mostly Men?

Daniel Vahab | Posted 10.27.2013 | Women
Daniel Vahab

Amanda is a professional women who owns her own digital marketing company, ABM, so you would think Linkedin would have at least a few female role models in her industry worth recommending. Could it be that LinkedIn's algorithm is off?

The Hour That Will Change Your Life: Six Things Artists Should Do for 10 Minutes a Day

Hilary Harkness | Posted 06.14.2013 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

Every artist struggles with productivity -- how can you create more work, and how do you know where you should be spending your time? I recently spoke with Dorie Clark, strategy consultant and author of the book Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future.

Reinventing You for the Future

Lisa Chau | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Lisa Chau

Dorie Clark's new book, Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future, is especially relevant for our increasingly technological world, and emphasizes social identity branding online.

Reinventing You: Why Defining Your 'Brand' Matters

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.27.2013 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

But at the end of the day, it's your brand. You can define your future, or you can leave it to chance.

Ready to Reinvent Yourself?

Kare Anderson | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

How does a behind-the-scenes news reporter morph into a public speaker? By stumbling around several times, in my case. That's because Dorie Clark had not yet written Reinventing You. She could have saved me some time.

Four Tips for Reinventing Yourself

John Corcoran | Posted 05.05.2013 | Small Business
John Corcoran

Have you reinvented your career or created content to brand yourself?