Dorie Clark

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Dorie Clark

Dorie Clark has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50, and was recognized as the #1 Communication Coach in the world by the Marshall Goldsmith Leading Global Coaches Awards. Clark, a consultant and keynote speaker, teaches executive education at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School.

Recognized as a “branding expert” by the Associated Press, Fortune, and Inc. magazine, she is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Long GameEntrepreneurial YouReinventing You, and Stand Outwhich was named the #1 Leadership Book of the Year by Inc. magazine and one of the Top 10 Business Books of the Year by Forbes. It was also a Washington Post bestseller. Her books have been translated into Russian, Chinese, Arabic, French, Polish, Korean, Spanish, Italian, Vietnamese, and Thai.

Clark, whom the New York Times described as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives,” is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review. She consults and speaks for a diverse range of clients, including Google, the World Bank, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, the Ford Foundation, and Yale University.

A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, Clark has also taught for Spain’s IE Business School, HEC-Paris, Babson College, Smith College Executive Education, UNC’s Kenan-Flagler School of Business, and more.

She has guest lectured at universities including Harvard Business School, the Harvard Kennedy School, Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, the University of California-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, Georgetown, NYU, the MIT Sloan School of Management, and the University of Michigan.

KEYNOTE TOPICS:

HOW TO BE A LONG-TERM THINKER IN A SHORT-TERM WORLD

It’s no secret that today’s leaders feel pulled in too many directions. In this talk, Dorie Clark – Harvard Business Review author and Duke University Fuqua School of Business executive education professor – will share concrete strategies to help you sharpen your strategic thinking and embrace a long-term perspective that pays future business and career dividends.

You will learn how to:
  • Create priorities with the future in mind
  • Understand what we’re optimizing for
  • Make the right kind of tradeoffs
  • Achieve ‘strategic patience’
  • Place little bets to identify promising leads and emergent possibilities

BUILDING YOUR BRAND AS A LEADER

Being recognized as a compelling leader can dramatically accelerate your professional success. Building on her book Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future (Harvard Business Review Press), Dorie Clark – a Duke University Fuqua School of Business professor, former presidential campaign spokesperson, and HBR contributor – will show you how to cultivate a powerful professional reputation that enables you to persuade others and obtain buy-in more easily for your best ideas.

You will learn how to:
  • Communicate your brand effectively to others
  • Establish and cultivate your reputation over time
  • Increase your influence within and outside your organization
  • Ensure others understand your true leadership abilities

REINVENTING YOU

Are you where you want to be professionally? To succeed in today’s competitive job market and build the career you want, you’ll need to reinvent yourself, and ensure that others recognize your unique skills and abilities. In this thought-provoking talk, Dorie Clark—author of the Harvard Business Review Press book Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future—will discuss concrete strategies to become a stronger leader through professional reinvention.

You will learn how to:
  • Discover how you’re currently perceived
  • Identify the essence of your brand
  • Leverage your unique strengths
  • Powerfully demonstrate the contribution only you can make

STAND OUT: HOW TO DEVELOP BREAKTHROUGH IDEAS

To succeed in today’s competitive business environment, it’s essential to keep raising the bar. But how can you best encourage and cultivate innovative ideas? In this talk based on her book Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around ItDorie Clark – an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a frequent Harvard Business Review contributor – explains how to develop breakthrough ideas.

You will learn how to:
  • Identify and develop ideas that will make a competitive difference for your company
  • Gain support for those ideas internally and externally, so they can make a broader impact
  • Ensure both you and your company are viewed as cutting-edge leaders in your field

HOW TO BUILD A FOLLOWING AROUND YOUR IDEAS

Too many people believe that if they keep their heads down and work hard, they will be lauded as experts on the merits of their work. But that’s simply not true anymore. To advance your business or your cause, you have to inspire others to listen and take action. In this talk based on her book Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around ItDorie Clark explains how to build a following around your ideas.

You will learn how to:
  • Break through the noise and communicate in a way that makes others take notice
  • Create a community that helps your idea spread
  • Leverage social networks – online and off – to gain momentum
  • Ensure your ideas receive the attention they deserve and make an impact

STAND OUT NETWORKING

We all know networking is critical to our professional success. But how, specifically, do you develop a powerful network while being truly authentic? In this talk, Harvard Business Review Press author Dorie Clark guides you through the process. We’ll cover online and real world networking opportunities, how to cultivate mentors, and how to network in a way that feels comfortable and genuine for you.

You will learn how to:
  • Make yourself an indispensable connector
  • Identify overlooked or unconventional mentors who can help you immeasurably
  • Inspire others to want to seek you out
  • Develop online content that makes your reach truly global

HOW TO THINK ENTREPRENEURIALLY INSIDE YOUR COMPANY

In this age of disruption, thinking entrepreneurially isn’t just for startups. Increasingly, the most successful companies and professionals recognize the importance of “intrapreneurship.” Based on her book Entrepreneurial You (Harvard Business Review Press), Duke University adjunct professor Dorie Clark shares research-based strategies for how to harness your full creative potential, as well as create an organizational culture that helps your colleagues and employees embrace an entrepreneurial mindset.

You will learn how to:
  • Reframe existing problems in order to get breakthrough results
  • Test new ideas in strategic and low-risk ways
  • Learn from – and speak openly about – failure
  • Marshal support for new ideas inside your organization

Travels from: Miami, FL

Fee range:

  • In-Person: $40,000
  • Virtual: $25,000

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