Dorie Clark

Self-reinvention and branding expert, showing others how to take control of their professional lives and make an impact on the world.


Ranked in 2023.

Previously featured:

In 2021, #48 (2019).


Shortlisted for the Thinkers50 2021 and 2019 Talent Award. 


Recognized as the #1 Communication Coach in the world by the Marshall Goldsmith Leading Global Coaches Awards.


Champion of personal branding, and the importance of creating an authentic, personal narrative, Clark’s book Entrepreneurial You provides a blueprint for professional independence, including insights and advice on brand-building and monetizing your expertise. She explains the necessary elements and concrete tactics for entrepreneurial success and shows how to liberate yourself financially, by building a portfolio of revenue streams.


Executive Education Faculty member at Columbia Business School and host of Better, a weekly interview show for Newsweek, Clark is a marketing strategy consultant, recognized branding expert, and a former US presidential campaign spokesperson. A New England Press Association award-winning journalist, she is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review.


The Long Game: How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World (HBR Press, 2021); Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive (HBR Press, 2017); Stand Out:How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It (Portfolio, 2015); Reinventing You:Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future (HBR Press, 2013).


Media picks


“An expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.”

The New York Times

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