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Thought Leaders

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 12.11.2014 | 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 11.25.2014 | 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 11.03.2014 | 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.

So Watch the Thought and Its Ways With Care

Hans Hickler | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Hans Hickler

How we think leads us to the actions we take. The actions we take define us -- our character is defined by our actions. We control our character!

Houston, We Have a Leadership Problem

Silvia Damiano | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

If companies want to make a real change, they can start by expanding their definition of leadership success to address the current built-in gender biases that subordinate the leadership competencies in which many women excel.

To Err Is Human, to Make Mistakes Is Divine

Kathleen Long | Posted 08.30.2014 | Women
Kathleen Long

I'd connect with people, prove my character and have meaningful conversations around what I did wrong. I make mistakes a lot, and not all of them are funny, but they are all incredible opportunities. My goal is to create a layer of transparency and openness about them with others.

Mommy Is Going to Camp: No Cell, No Email, Curated Workshops and Dance Parties

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 08.02.2014 | Los Angeles
Stacie Krajchir

In less than 24 hours I'm going to CAMP. I will be getting on a bus with a bunch of strangers to attend The Unique Camp http://theuniquecamp.com/ a 4...

5 Steps to Becoming a Recognized Thought Leader

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

To position yourself a recognized thought leader, you need not only to be an expert in your field but also to proactively establish yourself as one.

Art and Culture Thought Leaders Converge in Dallas

John M. Eger | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts
John M. Eger

Next month, Dallas, Texas hosts The New Cities Foundation (June 17-19), and launches the Foundation's Global Cultural Districts Network (GCDN). In the...

100 Questions Every Great Business Leader Should Ask

: Inc. | Leigh Buchanan | Posted 04.11.2014 | Small Business

There’s no Superman versus Iron Man face-off between questions and answers over which is the better tool for innovation. But if there were, ques...

Information in the Fast Lane

Danny Chan | Posted 05.11.2014 | Technology
Danny Chan

This access to information will help bring our world to a new and unique opportunity to share and innovate. It's going to be an exciting time in our lives.

The Top Three Things Leaders Do To Differentiate Themselves

Tom Morris | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business
Tom Morris

You don't have to be J.K. Rowling or John Grisham to tell good stories. But you do have to be convinced that what you're doing is important. And you have to want to motivate the people around you to join in with your vision.

Start Your Engines: A Roadmap for Female Entrepreneurs in 2014

Penina Rybak | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

What's in store for us in 2014? What business, cultural and educational trends will contribute to the care and feeding of a female entrepreneur? The blogsphere is full of chatter about predictions for the coming year...

The American Dream, Compared

Fiona Citkin, Ph.D. | Posted 02.08.2014 | Business
Fiona Citkin, Ph.D.

Compared with the European and Chinese dreams, the American Dream is alive, evolving, and shining. However, we must honor all its four components: reducing it to only economic prosperity and thus presenting US-Americans as primitive fame-and-fortune hunters is unfair.

From Prophet to Profit: A Woman's Business Weapon

Caryn Chow | Posted 02.07.2014 | Small Business
Caryn Chow

My grandmother raised four kids, and became a single parent when my grandfather passed on and my younger uncle was a tender 14. Learning to become profitable was not something she even thought about. She was "savvy" before savvy was a "business" household name.

Gabrielle Bernstein: A Dose of Wisdom, Tips, And Spirituality

Victoria Oldridge | Posted 01.26.2014 | Women
Victoria Oldridge

In a world where we are fortunate to have instantaneous information access at our fingertips, we're also more inundated than ever. To compound our surreal pace, even in a strained economy we're consuming more than ever and looking toward external variables to fulfill us.

At Clinton Forum, Western Union Highlights 'NGO GlobalPay'

Jim Luce | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

I was delighted to breakfast with my friends at Western Union (WU) at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) this week, including its President and CEO H...