Thinking Out of the box
What constitutes a “thought leader”? Mary’s definition is a little bit outside the mainstream. She believes that thought leadership comes from being ahead of fads and providing deep insights into what’s coming. She believes thought leaders have a strong theoretical base for opinions and ideas, and diverse, influential social networks (real ones, not just 10,000 Twitter followers) that give them access into the insights and wisdom of other great thinkers from a variety of disciplines in order to keep their own ideas fresh and useful.
By this definition, Mary is a thought leader. Here are some of the ways she’s been ahead of the herd over the past 30 years:
Mary’s perspective and insight as a well-connected thought leader will lend valuable perspective to your work with her.