Today’s guest has held a wide array of leadership positions including, presidential campaign spokeswoman, nonprofit executive director, award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker, and she received a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School. And proving that she can do anything she puts her mind to: two days before this episode aired she became a Grammy-winning jazz producer!

All of these experiences inform her work as a marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to many publications including Harvard Business Review, TIME, and Entrepreneur.

Recognized as a “branding expert” by the Associated Press, Fortune, and Inc. magazine, she is the author of two books “Reinventing You” and “Stand Out.” For “Stand Out” she interviewed 50 of the world’s top experts to understand how they developed powerful ideas and got recognized for them. I’m pleased to share that I was one of the experts she interviewed. Stand Out was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine and was a Washington Post bestseller.

She consults and speaks for a diverse range of clients, including Google, the World Bank, Ford Foundation, Yale University, and the National Park Service.

She is also an adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a Visiting Professor for IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.

She was recognized in Forbes as one of “25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch in 2015” and is quoted frequently in the worldwide media, including NPR, the BBC, and MSNBC.

Please join me in welcoming Dorie Clark.

Would you leave an honest rating and review on Apple Podcast? They are extremely helpful, and I read each and every one of them. Thanks for the inspiration!

📢 360+ episodes – here's an encore from the On the Schmooze podcast's archives! 📢 In this engaging episode, explore the diverse journey and leadership insights from Dorie Clark, a Grammy-winning jazz producer, branding expert, and acclaimed autho.

In this episode, we discuss:

🫡 Diverse Leadership: Learn from Dorie, a multifaceted leader who has excelled in presidential campaigns, journalism, filmmaking, academia, and music production, blending her experiences into strategic insights.

🫡 Brand Expertise:  Gain insights from a renowned “branding expert” recognized by Associated Press, Fortune, and Inc., whose strategies have impacted major organizations like Google, Yale, and the World Bank.

🫡 Stand Out Strategies: Discover her strategies for standing out and building a following, as discussed in her book, “Stand Out,” named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine.

🫡 Networking Magic: Uncover the power of private dinner parties as a networking tool.

Unlocking the secrets of success and leadership from Dorie Clark – it's like hitting all the right notes for your career!


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Who is Robbie Samuels?

🟧 I'm an event design consultant and executive Zoom producer, with a passion for creating engaging and unforgettable experiences. With two decades of experience in the meetings and events industry, I have honed my skills in designing and executing events that leave a lasting impression.

I partner with speakers and in-house event teams to design inclusive, engaging, and transformative events, whether virtual, in-person, or hybrid. I help them overcome common virtual meeting mistakes to increase engagement and sales.

🟧 I have published three books to share my expertise. Collectively they have received over 650 Amazon reviews and reached #1 Best Seller in 29 paid categories in the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia.

I coach entrepreneurs to launch their books with a plan that builds a pipeline for new revenue based on prospects from their own network and results in 50+ Amazon reviews.

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🎙️ I am passionate about sharing my knowledge and experience with others, and I regularly speak at industry events and offer consulting services to help organizations and speakers achieve success in their own virtual or in-person events.

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