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Thought Leaders

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.


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

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!' | 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.

Best Practices From the Land Down Under

Shelley Bird | Posted 05.29.2015 | Women
Shelley Bird

In Australia, there's an organization of business leaders who call themselves Male Champions of Change (MCC). Made up of 25 men -- mostly CEOs and board directors, as well as the Chief of the Army -- the group is committed to creating "significant and sustainable change in the unacceptably low levels of women in leadership."

HR and Talent Management: The Top 10 Human Capital Trends for 2015

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this Future of Work podcast, I speak with Josh Bersin. Josh started a company called Bersin & Associates, which was acquired by Deloitte and is now known as Bersin by Deloitte.

Vision Matters: Thought-Leadership Strategies for Success

Stedman Graham | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Stedman Graham

Walt Disney knew the power of vision. He created Walt Disney World in his mind and then led others to imagine and support his idea for a revolutionary theme-park experience. This is the essence of visionary thought leadership and the heart of what it takes to create a dream in this world.

How to Find Your Niche and Profit From Your Passion

Cortney McDermott | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Cortney McDermott

By focusing on what matters to you, you benefit and connect with others, who then feed that energy back to you. A virtuous cycle. THAT is how you profit from your passion.

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.