Are You Ready to Be a Thought Leader?
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Pacific
Location: Online Webinar
Fee and Registration: FREE for UCLA Anderson alumni, students, staff.
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Do you want to become someone who can move and inspire others with innovative ideas and scale those ideas into sustainable change — not just in your company but in your industry or niche? This is the work of a thought leader.
Whether you're an entrepreneur, executive, consultant or non-profit leader, being known as the go-to guru is not only the very best career insurance around, it also unlocks a whole new level of professional accomplishment and achievement as well as career and personal satisfaction.
In this program, author, serial entrepreneur and executive talent agent Denise Brosseau shares her own thought leadership journey as well as her time-tested 7-step process for how you can increase your influence, expand your impact and leave a living legacy that matters by becoming a well-known thought leader in your niche.
Chock full of best practices, tools and success stories. You will walk away:
- Understanding how (and why!) to use thought leadership to gain visibility for you, your team and your ideas
- Inspired by the stories of others who advanced their careers and businesses through thought leadership
- Ready to create a plan to become more "discoverable" this year
What do you want to be known for?
About Denise Brosseau:
Denise Brosseau is the CEO of Thought Leadership Lab, an executive talent agency that specializes in building the visibility, credibility and thought leadership of executives and CEOs. Clients include senior leaders at Apple, Medtronic, Agilent and Genentech as well as start-up CEOs, social entrepreneurs and service professionals.
Prior to founding Thought Leadership Lab (previously Well-Connected Leader, Inc.) in 2008, Denise spent over 15 years in the women's leadership arena, founding and serving as the first CEO of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (now Watermark) and growing it into the country's leading organization for women-led startups. Denise also co-founded and continues to serve on the National Council of Advisors to Springboard Enterprises, the prestigious women's startup launch pad that has led to over $5 billion in funding for women entrepreneurs. She also co-founded Invent Your Future Enterprises and the Invent Your Future Conference.
A Wellesley graduate with a Stanford MBA, Denise began her career in the high tech industry with marketing roles at Motorola, Broderbund, and Kensington. She is a frequent speaker at universities, including Stanford and Wellesley; corporations, including Roche and Intel; and conferences, including the Grace Hopper Conference for Women and Computing and the CA Governor’s Conference.
In 2012, Denise was recognized as a Champion of Change by the White House and honored with a Forever Green award by the Girl Scouts. She was also recognized as one of six Women Who Have Made Their Mark by Watermark. In 2013, she received the Stanford STARS award for her volunteer work encouraging entrepreneurship among women students at Stanford Business School. Her book, Ready to Be a Thought Leader?, will be published by Wiley Press in January, 2014.