Reinventing Yourself and Aligning Your Goals With Dorie Clark

Dorie ClarkDorie Clark helps individuals and companies get their best ideas heard in a crowded, noisy world. She has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50. She was honored as the #1 Communication Coach in the world by the Marshall Goldsmith Leading Global Coaches Awards and one of the Top 5 Communication Professionals in the world by Global Gurus.

She is a keynote speaker and teaches executive education for Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School. She is the author of The Long Game, Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You, and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of the Year by Inc. magazine.

Clark has been described by the New York Times as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.” She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and you can download her free Long Game self-assessment workbook and learn more at

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Dorie Clark talks about the framework of her book, The Long Game
  • The importance of taking action to discover the correct strategies 
  • How to ground yourself and recognize the value of a process
  • Dorie explains the aspect of having power over rejection — and steps to move forward
  • What is a significant time management step you can make?
  • Dorie discusses cultivating authentic relationships
  • The best piece of advice Dorie has ever received

In this episode…

How do you overcome the challenges of scaling a brand and being heard? Is there a way to align your strategies and mindset to reach personal or professional goals?

Dorie Clark understands the frustrations and roadblocks of achieving your goals — and she knows how to overcome hurdles and reorient yourself with proven strategies for success. For Dorie, it is about taking small steps to reach great heights. Success does not happen overnight; it takes dedication, passion, and a positive mindset. 

In this episode of Access to Anyone, Michael Roderick sits down with Dorie Clark, speaker, executive coach, and author of The Long Game, to discuss leveraging strategies to reinvent your life and career. Dorie talks about overcoming the obstacle of rejection, taking actions to find your niche, and the journey of creating authentic relationships. Take action with this episode!

Golden Answer

If you could meet any living person, who would that be?

Jacinda Ardern is the Prime Minister of New Zealand and Leader of the New Zealand Labour Party. Jacinda is also a mother, and since becoming Prime Minister in 2017, she has been an advocate for children and women and is someone Dorie Clark admires for her courage and spirit in handling the Pandemic.

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