How To Create A Virtual Internship That Will Change Your Life

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Working for free – in the form of unpaid virtual internships with authors Seth Godin, Ramit Sethi, and Tucker Max – kickstarted Charlie Hoehn’s career. His experiences ultimately led to a full-time job working for prominent author Tim Ferriss, and to Hoehn launching his own books, including Recession Proof Graduate. [Read more at Forbes]

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Artists

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When musician Darden Smith put out his first record in 1986, it was a different world. For one thing, records were so expensive to produce, the sheer fact of having one was significant. And his eight years with Columbia, a major label, was a clear sign of having ‘made it.’ “It was a big deal back then,” he… [Read More]

How to Protect Your Online Reputation

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If you’re planning to hire someone, or go on a date with them, or even just want to find out more about who they are, it’s likely that your first move is to Google them. That’s why it’s so critical to take control of our online reputations: “It affects everyone, from you getting employment at… [Read More]

Why Sending This Email Could Change Your Life In 2015

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What if you could get an honest view of how others really see you? In my book Reinventing You, I lay out a three-step process to reinventing yourself professionally. It’s important to create a proactive vision for the future and determine what you want to be known for. And it’s essential to “live out your brand”… [Read More]

Finding Your Breakthrough Idea – Dorie Clark at TEDxBeaconStreet

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The talk that is featured in the following video was given by Dorie Clark at TEDxBeaconStreet in January 2015. Featured image photo credit: misspixels via Creative Commons.

Didn’t Think Professional Reinvention Was Possible?

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This interview originally appeared at Talentedly. Dorie Clark is a testament to reinvention, and that we can be anyone we want to be if we are willing to put in the work. She has been a political reporter, a presidential campaign spokesperson, a non-profit director, and filmmaker. She now has her own thriving marketing strategy consulting… [Read More]

Why Tim Cook’s Coming Out Matters for Apple, and Business

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Ellen. Anderson Cooper. Michael Sam. All three broke barriers by coming out in their respective industries – comedy, television news, and football. Now they’re joined by Apple CEO Tim Cook, who just announced that he’s “proud to be gay” and, in the process, became the first Fortune 500 CEO to come out. Earlier this year, two CEOs of… [Read More]

Don’t Want to Be Pigeonholed? Answer These 3 Questions.

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  I recently quoted an entrepreneur in an article I was writing, and linked to one of her many books. Moments after the post went live, I got a panicky email, followed by a phone message. Could I change the link? There wasn’t an error; the book was just off-message from the brand she now hoped to… [Read More]

Networking for Introverts

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  The night before a conference where I was scheduled to speak, I found myself in a crowded bar just south of Greenwich Village. The organizers had arranged a VIP reception, and — having just moved to New York — I figured I should attend. Indeed, I had good conversations with four interesting people whom… [Read More]

The Ultimate Guide to Hosting a Google+ Hangout on Air

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The following post is co-authored by Debbie Horovitch and Dorie Clark. Should you make an effort to get involved on Google+? Some question whether it’s worth the effort, since it still hasn’t gained as much public traction as Facebook or even Twitter. But we believe Google+ (sometimes written as Google Plus) has one killer feature that’s… [Read More]