“You can’t change other people; you can only change yourself” is one of those lessons I’ve had to learn over and over again. Just when I think I’ve mastered it, I forget it and must learn it again.
There are no do-overs in business.
Don’t panic! Take to the podium with confidence.
If you are looking to become a recognized expert and influencer in your field, your goal is to make your ideas stand out. But how do you make that happen? Dorie Clark’s book Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It is one of the best resources I’ve come across on this topic. It reads like a how-to guide for developing and promoting thought leadership.