Turn Your Writing Into Financial Success Featuring Dorie Clark

Today we welcome back Dorie Clark, the bestselling author of Reinventing You and Stand Out.

Topics include:

  • The best ways to leverage your writing skills to generate financial success
  • What the publishing process really looks like
  • How to reach out to influential people and create connections
  • Why perseverance is the key to beating out the competition
  • Learning to recognize when to let go of unsuccessful projects
  • How to pick which opportunities to double down on (and which ones to leave behind)
  • Distinguishing the line between social proof and showboating

Dorie Clark is an Adjunct Professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and author of Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You, and Stand Out, which was named the number one leadership book of 2015 by Inc. Magazine. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, the New York Times described her as “An expert in self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.” A frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Dorie consults and speaks for clients including Google, Microsoft, and The World Bank.

Her work has been published in the Harvard Business Review Guide to Getting the Right Job  and the  Harvard Business Review Guide to Networking, and she is quoted frequently in the worldwide media, including NPR, the BBC, and MSNBC. She is also a regular commentator on Canada’s CTV and was named one of Inc. Magazine’s “100 Great Leadership Speakers for Your Next Conference.”

At age 14, Clark entered Mary Baldwin College’s Program for the Exceptionally Gifted. At 18, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Smith College, and two years later received a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School. As a former New England Press Association award-winning journalist, Clark directed the environmental documentary film  The Work of 1000  and was a producer for a multiple-Grammy-winning jazz album.

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