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Embracing New Entrepreneurial Mindsets Featuring Dorie Clark

Embracing New Entrepreneurial Mindsets Featuring Dorie Clark

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

Topics include:

  • Why it is so risky to depend on one job
  • The value of having entrepreneurial side projects
  • Embracing experimental mindsets
  • Challenging aspects of being an entrepreneur and an employee
  • Why you should share your ideas and products early
  • How to leverage your previous experience
  • Why persistence sets you apart from the crowd
  • How having a consistent schedule can grow your business

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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About the author, David Shriner-Cahn

David is the podcast host and community builder behind Smashing the Plateau, an online platform offering resources, accountability, and camaraderie to high-performing professionals who are making the leap from the corporate career track to entrepreneurial business ownership.

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