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Thought Leaders

Marketing for Renaissance Types

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Conventional marketing wisdom has it that if you wear multiple hats, you have to choose one of them and focus on it exclusively, so as to run an effective marketing campaign. I disagree.

There Is No Reality, Only Perception With Your Career Brand

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 02.09.2016 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

As a career development and executive coach, I often work with people that brand products or services for an organization but have no real awareness of their unique professional brand and why it matters. It's time to take stock of your own brand and use it to achieve your career goals and tell your authentic professional story.

Deep Work, Mastery and Becoming an Expert Instead of Watching Game of Thrones

Chantelle Zakariasen | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Chantelle Zakariasen

Don't get me wrong, I freaking love Game of Thrones. I devoured 5 seasons in 3 months this past summer and I wait with baited breath for the new ones....

3 Tips for Landing an Interview With a Podcaster

Catriona Pollard | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

The media world is becoming increasingly fragmented. While journalists still hold sway in mainstream media, podcasts are becoming a popular way for ni...

Hack Your Image: Become a Thought Leader Without All the Sweat

Michael Schein | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Michael Schein

Figure out what success metrics help you achieve your biggest goals, focus all your attention there, and forget about all the rest. Because when you pay attention to how to get the most exposure and impact from the smallest expenditure of time and resources, you get the image you want while holding onto the energy you need.

Global Wellness Summit Mexico City Day One

John Toomey | Posted 11.18.2015 | Impact
John Toomey

Today the Global Wellness Summit kicked off in Mexico City. 450 Wellness Thought Leaders from around the globe gathered to share ideas, learn new info...

The Power of Laughter in the Workplace

Alanea Kowalski | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
Alanea Kowalski

When was the last time you laughed out loud at work? I'm not talking about using "LOL" on social media posts. I mean a deep laugh in the office or at a meeting? I'll bet you can't remember.

Word Evolution: 11 Words that Mean Something Different to Entrepreneurs

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Have you ever really thought about how terms take on new meaning over time? When I was a kid, the word "sick" actually meant sick. Today "sick" can also mean "amazing." Words and phrases evolve over time -- especially in the business world.

#ExpressYurSelf

Michael Mauldin | Posted 10.13.2015 | Black Voices
Michael Mauldin

To young people, it's vital to broaden your knowledge and understanding of life, and to embrace your distinctiveness, your individuality, your uniqueness. To my older generation, the world still wants to hear your thoughts, your dreams, and your inspirations.

The Whispers From Children's Hearts Foundation

Ira Israel | Posted 10.02.2015 | Los Angeles
Ira Israel

Leaving a legacy is a vital archetype in our culture. When we think of the men and woman who have changed the course of history by living their highest purposes, it is their legacies that we are recalling.

Your Value Is Something You Are Born With

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 09.23.2015 | Impact
Danielle Sabrina

A couple of days ago I kicked off a 30-day challenge to post daily one minute video tips to help inspire others whether it be in their life or business.

How to Become a Thought Leader People Will Actually Pay Attention To

Sarah Peterson | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
Sarah Peterson

This post was originally published on FrontPageIt Thought leader. Influencer. Expert. Have you ever heard these terms and rolled your...

Don't Be One of the 7 Types of Failed Thought Leaders

Quora | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Quora

Among the most unfortunate side effects of the modern education system is that it conditions many of us to avoid the possibility of mistakes at all costs.

Florence Nightingale Still Gets It Right: A Healthy Home Equals Healthy Kids

Patrick Corvington | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Patrick Corvington

The Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) will soon launch a new app that will allow families to conduct healthy home audits. Why? Because right now there are roughly 6 million substandard housing units nationwide, and low income persons are much more likely to live in them than their middle income peers.

Personal Branding: A Must for the College-Bound, CEO and Everyone in Between

Stacey Cohen | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Stacey Cohen

Our individual brands define who we are in the workforce -- they guide our career paths and have an indelible impact on our financial future. In short, they're one of the most important aspects of professional life.

5 Gifts Every Leader Should Give the Team

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.20.2015 | Impact
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Holidays don't have to be the only time we give, share, and shower others with appreciation. Leaders should always be looking for meaningful ways to give back to the team.

What Challenges Can Do For You

Estelle Williams | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Estelle Williams

When you drop the interpretations about personal challenges and instead examine your thoughts around what has happened you then are on the road to self-understanding and a more peaceful and happier life.

Does Your Brand Fit Like Cinderella's Glass Slipper?

Eduardo P. Braun | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Eduardo P. Braun

There is an enormous gap between the promise in the marketing message and the actual product or service delivered. I believe the key to solving this problem is going back to leadership and corporate culture.

Differentiate and Thrive

Jeremy Bamidele | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Jeremy Bamidele

Being common often grants access to the largest pool of consumers. However, it also attracts the most competition. Consequently, a good strategy and one that I highly recommend, is that you remove yourself from the metaphorical middle and approach the uncommon.

How to Be a Thought Leader (Part 1): How Thought Leadership Matters

Jeremy Bamidele | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Jeremy Bamidele

Lately a lot of buzz has been surrounding the idea of thought leadership. While the term is currently facing a media boom, the concept is not new. To be a thought leader is simply to be known as a specialist.

How to Be a Thought Leader (Part 2): Blogging and Online Syndication

Jeremy Bamidele | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Jeremy Bamidele

In the public relations and marketing world, there is a phrase which all practitioners come to learn--"Content is king." Blogging allows you to act as a syndicate of your own content and allows people to access to your content through the World Wide Web.

How to Be a Thought Leader (Part 3): How to get Published in Newspapers and How to Apply to Have Your Editorial Work Syndicated

Jeremy Bamidele | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Jeremy Bamidele

As you work to become a thought leader, you may be wondering how to have your written work published in newspapers. Simply follow the steps outlined. First, research the publication's sections to garner a sense of subject matter, style, target audience, and word count.

How to Be a Thought Leader (Part 4): How to Get Published in Magazines

Jeremy Bamidele | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Jeremy Bamidele

The reward for getting your work in the right magazine often outweighs the benefits of getting your content in a newspaper. Most newspapers are general in scope.

Jason Linkins

Washington Post To Beltway Elites: 'Come Read This Terrible Newsletter!'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you like politics, and you like newsletters, then you are living in a golden age of early-morning tipsheets (like the HuffPost Mornin...

Is Building a Personal Brand Egotistical?

Kate Wan | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Kate Wan

What I am about to tell you may surprise you. It's not a secret and it's not really a confession - but it is something leadership coaches with a niche in personal branding may not often say. It is very honest...I hear that is refreshing.