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Thought Leaders

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

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.22.2015 | 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.

Imran Ali Khan: Align Your Profession With Your Passion

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

More importantly, what are the most common mistakes that most founders commit especially during the early stages of the business? Imran Ali Khan, Founder and Co-CEO at Zameen.com, shares his advice on how to avoid those pitfalls.

B2B Entrepreneurs Guide to Becoming Successful

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

This is part of the Startup Mentor series - featuring advises to building successful businesses. On the surface, it seems as if business-to-business ...

A Call to Leadership

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
Jamelle Sanders

Leadership has hit a tipping point globally and how we respond will determine the future of leadership.A call has been issued to twenty-first century leadership; however, the call must be coupled with commitment if we want to see change.

How to Make Better Life-Changing Decisions

Elizabeth Rider | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rider

At the end of the day the only way to get what we want out of life is to analyze how we will feel after we make important decisions. The 10-10-10 rule is powerful but simple. For any life decision, evaluate how you will feel in 10 minutes, 10 months and 10 years.

The 7 Defining Traits of Thought Leaders

Evan Bailyn | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Evan Bailyn

Most people probably think that the only trait a thought leader needs to have is good thoughts. Sadly, that is not the case at all. What they need are the seven things I'm about to reveal.

Being a Leader of One

Val Jon Farris | Posted 04.03.2015 | Business
Val Jon Farris

I was recently asked during an interview what I thought the most important leadership principle and practice might be. My reply was, "being a leader of one." This translates to recognizing that leadership is an "inside job."

Wanna Rock Your TEDx Talk? Follow Three Easy Rules

Greta Perel, Ph.D. | Posted 03.21.2015 | Business
Greta Perel, Ph.D.

Giving a TEDx talk? Fantastic! You must be thrilled/terrified/nauseous/overwhelmed! Certainly, there's a lot on your mind right now--your talk has a lot to live up to, and you're probably feeling the pressure. How are you going to get your message across? Is it going to be interesting? Where to start?

Why a Book is my 2015 Priority And Why it Should be Yours, Too.

Corey Blake | Posted 03.15.2015 | Books
Corey Blake

What might you attract to your own life if you were living in such a space? What if you knew your story could change the world? What if you believed you were meant to touch the lives of people around the globe?

The 'Somebody' Syndrome: Are We Milestone Biased?

Kat Cowley | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Cowley

This isn't about hurtful comment vindication. Upsetting comments and their narrators will come and go -- what it is about a collective cultural tolerance.

The Fire Within

Janine Garner | Posted 03.11.2015 | Business
Janine Garner

How badly do you want to achieve your goal? How much are you prepared to sacrifice along the way?

How to Create a Personal Success Mantra in 3 Simple Steps

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

Do you have a personal motto for this year? Part of planning for a successful year includes identifying an inspiring principle to live by at all time...

Are You In It to Win It or In It Not to Lose?

Ellevate | Posted 03.05.2015 | Business
Ellevate

Aspiring leaders have a vision, which is divergent from the past. We certainly can extrapolate essential learnings from past leaders. Leaders though start movements, they change the status quo, they listen to consumers and they have a vision. Their vision requires followers.

Tough Man, Tender Chicken: Philanthropist Frank Perdue

Jim Luce | Posted 02.28.2015 | Books
Jim Luce

He was a warm man, but I did not really know him. Now, thanks to his widow, Mitzi Perdue, and her new book Tough Man, Tender Chicken, I know him much better -- and like him a lot.

The World's Most Influential Thinkers Of 2014, According To The Internet

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 12.16.2014 | World

If you were to do a systematic analysis of the English-speaking infosphere –- the blogosphere, the Twittersphere and Wikipedia pages -- to determine...

How to Use LinkedIn to Build Your Thought Leadership

Catriona Pollard | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

Brainstorm a range of creative angles you can take on your topics and prepare material to use in the future. It won't be beneficial to comment on everything in a LinkedIn group; take the time to choose your key areas and stick to them.

Your Only Job: Be Kind. Be Present. Be Clear.

Andrew Blum | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Andrew Blum

As a management consultant, I get asked for advice all the time on a wide range of topics: How can I best lead a high stakes meeting? How do I handle a difficult conversation? How do I more effectively manage a strategic transition at our company?

The Characters in Your LinkedIn Network

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

LinkedIn started as a wonderful tool to professionally develop with avenues such as social selling, recruiting and B2B advertising, but now it is in a dark place. Kind of like that place the Cleveland Cavaliers went after LeBron James left. This is our fault a lot more than LinkedIn's.

3 Signs of You Becoming a Thought Leader

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.23.2014 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

The phrase thought leader instantly sparks up names like Timothy Ferriss, Guy Kawasaki, and all the successful bloggers throughout the World. I'm not ...

Unleash the Power of Your Mind!

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

When you unlock the power of the mind you unlock a life of no limitations. Here are a few secrets to shifting your mindset for success!

The Future of Getting Lost

Mark Fallows | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Fallows

As controllers of technology, individually and collectively, we must balance technological connection with disconnection, have the discipline to lose ourselves in our unconscious minds, and have the focus to listen to our souls.

Who Narrates Business? The Gender Disparity of Social CEOs

Andrea Learned | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business
Andrea Learned

Women may be leaning in, or at least talking a lot about what that means as business leaders, but they are not doing the greatest job getting their voices heard. Instead, men are still perceived to be narrating business.

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

Harvard Business Review | Bill Taylor | Posted 09.09.2014 | World

Nearly a quarter century ago, at a gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, John W. Gardner delivered a speech that may be one of the most quietly influential s...

Do You Pass the SATs?

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Elias, MS

What Is Sustainable, Authentic and True Is What Comes Easy To You When we effort, try and force our way into our lives, our jobs or even our relatio...

Who'll Come First, Internet Jesus or Cyber Adolf?

Jim Treacy | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
Jim Treacy

Conditions are rife for a global revolution, with channels to drive one ever strengthening. All that's missing is a charismatic leader to pull the strings. History imparts that person will arrive. Pray for goodness because it could be evil.