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The how-to guide to becoming a go-to expert. Within their fields, thought leaders are sources of inspiration and innovation. They have the gift of harnessing their expertise and their networks to make their innovative thoughts real and replicable, sparking sustainable change and even creating movements around their ideas. In Ready to Be a Thought Leader?, renowned executive talent agent Denise Brosseau tells listeners how to develop and use that gift as she maps the path from successful executive, professional, or civic leader to respected thought leader. With the author's proven seven-step process - and starting from wherever they are in their careers - listeners can set a course for maximum impact in their field. These guidelines, along with stories, tips, and success secrets from those who have successfully made the transition to high-profile thought leader, allow listeners to create a long-term plan and start putting it into action today, even if they only have 15 minutes to spare. Offers a step-by-step process for becoming a recognized thought leader in your field. Includes real-world examples from such high-profile thought leaders as Robin Chase, founder and former CEO of Zipcar; Chip Conley, author of PEAK and former CEO of JDV Hospitality; and more. Written by Denise Brosseau, founder of Thought Leadership Lab, an executive talent agency that helps executives become thought leaders, who has worked with start-up CEOs and leaders from such firms as Apple, Genentech, Symantec, Morgan Stanley, Medtronic, KPMG, DLA Piper, and more. Ready to Be a Thought Leader? offers essential listening for anyone ready to expand their influence, increase their professional success, have an impact far beyond a single organization and industry, and ultimately leave a legacy that matters.
©2013 Denise Brosseau (P)2013 Audible Inc.
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3 out of 5 stars
By Rick D. Giovengo on 03-27-16

Should not be an audiobook

The title should be, "Ready to be a Thought Leader for Women." The book is very woman oriented. I don't have a problem with that, but think it would had of been better if it was gender neutral. I found it very distracting. Further, this book is one better for print media, a book that you can highlight and take notes, not for listening while driving.

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5 out of 5 stars
By jlb on 07-06-14

Yes! I am ready to be a Thought Leader!

What did you love best about Ready to Be a Thought Leader??

Brousseau offers a lot of concrete examples and user-friendly resources in order to take the next step to becoming a Thought Leader. Her case studies and examples are relevant, interesting and inspiring. I highly recommend this audio book to anyone who is ready to be a Thought Leader.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Andrew on 12-25-16


I chose this book hoping to learn some time, techniques and concepts to enhance my thought process to bring new ideas to my industry. Half way through the book I feel like I've only heard a step by step play on successes of the feminist movement... And there'd be nothing wrong with that, if that were what this book was meant to be about. If you're looking for a book on "thought leadership" I would recommend looking around

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