8 results for author: Denise Brosseau


Why Become a Thought Leader? Career Insurance

In earlier posts, we explored what a thought leader is and how thought leadership is different from PR and marketing. Now you might be asking why you should make the journey from leader to thought leader. After all, there isn’t any research that I know of ...
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Want More Women in Tech? Start With the 4 Basics

Early in my career, I spent 10+ years working in the technology industry in marketing, product development and business development roles. Since then, I’ve had the privilege of coaching dozens of women executives from across the industry and I’ve been an ...
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Great Career Insurance: Become a Thought Leader

The career advice that many of us received from our parents, from our college career center, and even from our mentors and advisors is sadly out of date in today's constantly-evolving world of work. It is no longer enough to work hard, dress for success or ...
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4 Habits of the Most Resilient People

The sad truth is nobody's life is perfect. When the going gets tough, what separates those who can hold their own and keep going, from everyone else? A few years ago, two former business school professors of mine, Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer, author of Power, ...
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3 Smart Change Agent Techniques to Get Your Business on Track

Most entrepreneurs and small business owners will tell you that they want to gain support or momentum for their initiatives, products or services, but they have no idea how to go about it. Even when they've come up with a truly creative idea, built a game-c...
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Do as Successful Thought Leaders Do

In many ways thought leaders are exactly like everyone else. In other ways, they are pretty unique. Those that stand out tend to share a common set of characteristics: they expand ideas, they tell stories, they nurture long-lasting relationships and they ...
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Why Leaders are Great Storytellers

People of all ages, backgrounds and traditions respond to great stories. That's the secret behind the enduring power of myths, legends and scriptures. We see ourselves in stories. We empathize with the heroes and enjoy rooting against the villains. We learn ...
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6 Characteristics Great Thought Leaders Share

Thought leaders share many behaviors. Rather than stand on a pedestal, they foster approachability. Rather than work in obscurity, they make sure they are "discoverable." Rather than pretend they've got it all figured out, they share their lives openly (the ...
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