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Transitioning from Academic to Thought Leader

How to you start preparing for a change from academia to thought leadership?

An interview with Michael Watkins about the transition from Harvard professor to best selling author and thought leader.

Today, we have the pleasure of talking with Michael Watkins. He is the Co-Founder of Genesis Advisors and author of Right from the Start and International Best-seller The First 90 Days. Michael discusses how he transitioned from academic to thought leader, consultant, and author. We discuss his hit book and how he changed his approach from his first book.

Three Key Takeaways from the Interview:

  • How academics differ from thought leaders.
  • Why being able to scale your thought leadership is the key to a successful business.
  • How thought leaders can take advantage of a test bed audience.

Are you an accidental guru? Do you want to start transitioning from academic to thought leader? Thought Leadership Leverage can assist you with the process. Contact us and start the conversation!

Peter Winick has deep expertise in helping those with deep expertise. He is the CEO of Thought Leadership Leverage. Visit Peter on Twitter!

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