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Thought Leaders

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.

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.

Imran Ali Khan: Align Your Profession With Your Passion

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.09.2015 | 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 06.07.2015 | 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 06.07.2015 | 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...