Dorie Clark


  • Coach
  • Speaker

Dorie Clark is a business leadership keynote speaker, award-winning communication coach and expert on personal branding. She is the Wall Street Journal best-selling author of The Long Game, Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You, and Stand Out. She helps individuals and companies get their best ideas heard in a crowded, noisy world.


To help talented individuals and great companies get their message heard in a crowded and noisy environment.

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Popular Talks

How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World:
Dorie Clark will share concrete strategies to help you sharpen your strategic thinking and embrace a long-term perspective that pays future business and career dividends. You’ll learn how to:

  • Create priorities with the future in mind
  • Understand what we’re optimizing for
  • Make the right kind of tradeoffs
  • Achieve ‘strategic patience’

Building Your Brand as a Leader
Being recognized as a compelling leader can dramatically accelerate your professional success. Dorie Clark will show you how to cultivate a powerful professional reputation that enables you to persuade others and obtain buy-in more easily for your best ideas. You’ll learn how to:

  • Communicate your brand effectively to others
  • Establish and cultivate your reputation over time
  • Increase your influence within and outside your organization
  • Ensure others understand your true leadership abilities

Reinventing You
Are you where you want to be professionally? To build the career you want, you’ll need to reinvent yourself, and ensure that others recognize your unique skills and abilities. Dorie Clark will discuss concrete strategies to become a stronger leader through professional reinvention. You’ll learn how to:

  • Discover how you’re currently perceived
  • Identify the essence of your brand
  • Leverage your unique strengths
  • Powerfully demonstrate the contribution only you can make


I specialize in coaching around the intersection of leadership and communication. For entrepreneurs/solopreneurs, typically this means coaching around helping them establish themselves as recognized experts in their field. For executives working inside corporations, this often focuses around how to communicate their vision more effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

“I have worked with Dorie in a private coaching capacity for several years. She helped me focus my efforts in a crowded and competitive environment, and differentiate myself through my ideas. Since we began working together, I’ve become a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review and have written for other prominent publications, including Inc. and Forbes. I’ve also become a frequent guest on many podcasts. This strategic approach has enabled me to become far more successful in closing business, because clients recognize the value and credibility of this intellectual capital. Dorie has been instrumental in this process and I highly recommend working with her.”
– Anne Sugar, Harvard Business Review and Forbes Contributor

“I learned about Dorie through reading her first 2 books, Reinventing You and Stand Out. When I read on her website she was accepting clients who were seeking a business coach, I jumped at the opportunity. This has been a transformative experience for me. Dorie has the ability to absorb your life story and where you want to go, and then create a path for you to accomplish your goals. I know working with Dorie has saved me years in getting from where I started, to where I am now in my business. It’s like she sees where you are in the maze, and because she has gone through it before you, she is able to tell you where to turn and what to avoid. What drew me to Dorie besides vast knowledge of business start-ups, was her undeniable integrity. She holds the coaching relationship with you as if she had a fiduciary duty to your dreams.”
– Chip Massey, Consultant and former FBI Hostage Negotiator

“My business came to a standstill when the pandemic hit. With Dorie as my coach, I tested out a new idea, then quickly created new content, sought out social proof, and made sure my network knew how my business had shifted. Within 8 months, I had completely reinvented myself and reached six-figures through revenue streams that had not existed prior to April 2020.”
– Robbie Samuels, Keynote, TEDx Speaker, & Relationship-Based Business Strategist

"If you're looking for wise and practical counsel on making sure your voice is heard, and that it matches what you are most passionate about saying, look no further than Dorie Clark and the brilliance of her research and experience."

Dorie Clark helps individuals and companies get their best ideas heard in a crowded, noisy world. She has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50.

She was honored as the #1 Communication Coach by the Marshall Goldsmith Leading Global Coaches Awards and one of the Top 5 Communication Professionals in the World by Global Gurus. She is a keynote speaker and teaches for Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School.

She is the Wall Street Journal best-selling author of The Long Game, Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing 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.” She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and consults and speaks for clients such as Google, Yale University, and the World Bank. Forbes has declared that “her insights connect marketing, social media, communications, learning technologies, and personal discovery to give us a blueprint for success in the future economy.”

She is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School, a producer of a multiple Grammy-winning jazz album, and a Broadway investor.

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