Thought Leaders The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Thought Leaders en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT Create a New Market Category by Courting Analysts Your Customers Respect Persuading the people who have credibility with your potential customers is a key step to cornering your new market. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT Anthony Kennada 5 Traits to Look for When Seeking a Transformative Marketer The marketing exec adept with established brands is probably not the right leader for a disruptive product in a new category. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT Anthony Kennada Should You Market Like Chipotle or Be Conversational? Small businesses should skip the thought leadership pieces in favor of playing up their local roots and focusing on product, personality and people. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:30:00 GMT Perry Evans Planning a MOOC? Keep This in Mind Thinking of teaching your own massive open online course? Our expert shares lessons drawn from first-hand experience. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMT Linda Lacina My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course A business professor reveals the countless hours required to stage an online course for thousands of students from around the globe. Trust us, it's not for the faint of heart. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:25:00 GMT Jane Porter The Magical Number That Will Amplify Your Next Presentation Many of the most persuasive TED Talks are packed with trios. You should follow the speakers' lead. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:30:00 GMT Carmine Gallo 5 Ways Data Can Help You Stay Ahead of the Game Knowing how to leverage data can help a company better gain new users, tap into existing users and increase revenue. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:30:00 GMT Jon Salm An Oft Unspoken Key to Success: Put Aside Your Ego and Be Vulnerable Adam Braun, the founder of Pencils of Promise, talks about how he had to confront his biggest fear in order to grow his operation in his new book, ‘The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change.’ Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:25:00 GMT Catherine Clifford The Secret Entrepreneurial Lessons of a Liberal Arts Education It turns out, the basic college degree is worth more than it seems. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:00:00 GMT Steve VanderVeen Why TED Talks Are Impossible to Resist If your presentations have 'emotionally-charged events,' your message will stick with your audience. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:00:00 GMT Carmine Gallo Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities Contrary to what is often portrayed in the media, being a woman entrepreneur in the tech community has its perks. Here are a few lessons I have learned about how to capitalize on being a female entrepreneur. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:30:00 GMT Deena Varshavskaya Do as Successful Thought Leaders Do Looking to lead your industry this year? Take a page from the book of the most influential thinkers to expand your thinking and engage others. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 14:00:00 GMT Denise Brosseau When to Say No to Venture Capital Instead of seeking financing, Ryan Smith spent four years bootstrapping to get his company off the ground. Here's why. Sun, 02 Feb 2014 17:00:00 GMT Michelle Goodman How the 'Seinfeld Strategy' Can Help You Stop Procrastinating We look at one of the great comedian's secrets behind his remarkable productivity and consistency. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT James Clear What Makes Great Entrepreneurs Tick Comparing traits of successful people is an exercise in futility. But understanding habits is quite useful. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 17:30:00 GMT Steve Tobak Is Codependency Hurting the Way You Lead Your Company? For the sake of moral or team-building, we often let problems slide. But that attitude only causes more issues down the line. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 12:30:00 GMT Sandi Krakowski Why Leaders Are Great Storytellers Tap into the enduring power of storytelling to get your message across. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:12:00 GMT Denise Brosseau Transparency: How Whole Foods Is Doing It Right (And You Can, Too) With transparency gaining steam, entrepreneurs should consider jumping on the bandwagon. The founders of ethical-fashion startup Zady share advice on how to do so. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:30:00 GMT Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi Instincts, Not Data, Will Push You Forward in 2014 Here are three reasons why marketing officers should think of people first. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:00:00 GMT Ian Lurie 6 Characteristics Great Thought Leaders Share Looking to lead your industry? Find out if you have what it takes. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 14:30:00 GMT Denise Brosseau