Dorie Clark is an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She’s also the author of Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine.
A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, the New York Times describes Dorie as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.”
Dorie is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review and consults and speaks for clients including Google, Microsoft, and the World Bank.
You can download her free Recognized Expert Evaluation Toolkit and learn more at dorieclark.com/toolkit.
Dorie’s background that led to where she is today. [3:06]
The importance of Dorie’s mission. [4:47]
A description of Entrepreneurial You. [6:02], [23:10]
Dorie’s personal approach to getting people together. [13:29]
Challenging herself through stand up comedy. [19:24]
Self reflection and adjustments she made in her life. [19:56]
What can happen if you don’t test your concept first. [28:52]
Business Building Insights
Advice on reinventing yourself. [8:02]
Ways to get noticed. [9:22]
How to answer the question, “What’s new?” [10:02]
Networking in a difference sense. [11:58]
How to identify what is special about you. The 3-Word exercise. [16:30]
Diversify your income streams. [24:16]
A lean start up approach: Small bets and reiterating. [26:32]
Understanding that everything has already been created. [30:29]
3 specific ways you can become a recognized expert. [36:27]
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Recommended Reading and Listening
Entrepreneurial You by Dorie Clark
Reinventing You by Dorie Clark
Stand Out by Dorie Clark