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The Long Game with Author, Speaker, Consultant, and Broadway Lyricist Dorie Clark

inspiring interviews & case studies Jun 01, 2023

In this fascinating conversation, I had the pleasure of speaking with the incredible Renaissance woman, Dorie Clark. Dorie is a speaker, author, writer, Broadway producer, and lyricist, with a diverse and inspiring career journey. We discussed her various pursuits, from her time as a non-profit executive director and spokesperson for political campaigns, to her experience as a newspaper reporter and theology student at Harvard Divinity School. Dorie shares how she discovered alternative paths to achieve her goals, such as teaching at the university level without pursuing a doctorate, and her mantra of finding multiple ways to reach a destination.

During our discussion, we explored Dorie's journey into entrepreneurship and how she transitioned from the non-profit world to consulting. She shares how she learned to recognize that running a small business was what she was doing, and how she decided to use those skills to launch her own practice. We also delved into her networking strategies for introverts, leveraging unique advantages, and establishing credibility through content and publications.

Finally, we touched on Dorie's foray into musical theater writing and her Broadway show, Absolute Zero Advanced. We discussed the creative process behind the musical, her collaboration with her composer, and the importance of bringing interesting and three-dimensional female characters to life. Dorie's story is a testament to the power of persistence, flexibility, and determination in forging your own career path. Listen in as we uncover the lessons and insights from Dorie's incredible journey.

In this episode, you'll hear:

  • How to find your way as you explore different career paths
  • How to leverage your unique advantage
  • Networking strategies for introverts
  • Strategies for career transformation
  • How to forge your own career path

About the guest: Dorie Clark has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50, and was recognized as the #1 Communication Coach in the world by the Marshall Goldsmith Leading Global Coaches Awards. Clark, a consultant and keynote speaker, teaches executive education at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School, and she is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Long Game, Entrepreneurial YouReinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of the Year by Inc. magazine. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, Clark has been described by the New York Times as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.” A frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, she consults and speaks for clients including Google, Microsoft, and the World Bank. You can download her free Long Game strategic thinking self-assessment at dorieclark.com/thelonggame.

Connect on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/doriec/

About me: Betsy Jordyn is the founder and CEO of Betsy Jordyn International, a boutique branding firm that offers personalized mentoring and end-to-end creative design services to help high-achieving, purpose-driven entrepreneurs build profitable consulting and coaching businesses that they love. Betsy is the host of the weekly Enough Already podcast, blog, and YouTube channel, with over 300 episodes. Through her company and her content, she is on a mission to empower accomplished professionals to make the shift from success to significance and achieve their full potential in their careers and in their personal lives.  

Connect on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/betsy-jordyn/


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