The world of work is changing and we’re shifting toward an ever more self-reliant, entrepreneurial, economy. That can be a liberating force, and many professionals dream of becoming independent, whether by starting their own businesses, becoming consultants or developing a sideline.
But how do you actually make money doing what you love? You may have incredible talent and novel ideas, but figuring out how to get started, building your reputation, developing multiple revenue streams, and bringing in a steady flow of new clients can be a daunting prospect.
Dorie Clark, a successful entrepreneur and author, has done it all. And in Entrepreneurial You she provides a blueprints for professional independence – a hands-on guide to building a portfolio of traditional and online revenue streams so that you can liberate yourself.
A guide to becoming a recognized expert in your field
Too many people believe that if they keep their heads down and work hard, they’ll be recognized as experts on the merits of their work. But that’s simply not true anymore. To make a name for yourself, you have to capitalize on your unique perspective and knowledge and inspire others to listen and take action. But becoming a “thought leader” is a mysterious and opaque process. Where do the ideas come from, and how do they get noticed?