211: Productive Networking Dinners with Dorie Clark

211: Productive Networking with Dorie Clark

Dorie Clark is an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, she is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, TIME, and Entrepreneur. Recognized as a “branding expert” by the Associated Press, Inc., and Fortune, Clark is a marketing strategy consultant and speaker for clients including Google, Microsoft, Yale University, Fidelity, and the World Bank. You can download her free 42-page Stand Out Self-Assessment Workbook and learn more at dorieclark.com.

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Inside This Episode:

6:48 Dorie shares her family background

8:02 How she skipped high school and took the early entrance college program at an early age of 14!

10:40 Graduated college at 18!

12:25 Writing her first book Reinventing You

13:09 Her early attempts at starting a career

14:30 Her job as a newspaper reporter and doing press on political campaigns

15:05 Two-year (2-year) paid apprenticeship through running a non-profit business

17:00 Starting her own marketing strategy consulting

17:43 Seventy-four (74) speaking engagements in 4 different continents in 2015

18:15 Networking and speaking engagements and how they correlate

20:15 About her books Reinventing You, Stand Out and Stand Out Networking

25:18 Different products Dorie offers to wide spectrum market

26:56 Productive Networking

29:02 How end conversations in networking events without hurting feelings

32:31 Tips & strategies for going to a networking event

36:19 Networking dinners & small groups

55:05 Talks about her recommended book

55:41 Dorie’s focus this year

57:32 Her inspirational quote and what it means to her.

  • Motivational Quote

BizChix.com-211 It is not your responsibility to finish the work

  • Must Read Book

Making It All Work- Winning at the Game of Work and the Business of Life by David Allen - BizChix.com/212

  • Book Authored by Dorie

Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future by Dorie Clark - BizChix.com/212

Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It by Dorie Clark - BizChix.com/212

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