We are in the most dramatic human transformation the earth has ever seen. We are currently transitioning from the industrial age to the social age, where technology is getting more advanced by the day both augmenting and in some cases replacing humans. This shift can either boost you and your business or cause you to disappear. What will it take for you to succeed? What can you do to be seen and be heard? Being recognized as an expert or a thought leader is a key factor for success.
The Internet has given everyone a microphone and there's a lot of noise out there. With so many choices, you need to be recognized as someone who can help others with their pain points. You do this through thought leadership. Thought leaders are recognized experts in their field. No matter which industry you’re in, if you’re a thought leader, others will look to you to solve their problem. As a society, we now do business with those that we know, like and trust. Being recognized as a thought leader is a key component in getting known. Being seen and being heard as a thought leader in today’s world takes more than just speaking. In order for you to be recognized as the person who can solve other’s pain point, you need to be able to connect with people and create relationships of trust and respect.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Mitchell Levy, Eran Levy, Robert Clancy, Swami Sadashiva Tirtha and Teresa de Grosbois