Speaker vs Thought Leader: What is the difference? (and why does it matter?)

by | Thought Leadership

In this short video, I talk about the difference between someone who is committed to being a great “speaker” and someone who is committed to being an excellent “thought leader.”

Here's a quick-jump summary of what's in this video.

:30 My surprise the first time I heard someone describe how to become a “professional speaker”
1:16 Where the emphasis differs between the speaker vs thought leader
2:00 The three things all thought leaders do all the time
2:55 Ways thought leaders serve beyond speaking
3:20 Examples of thought leaders who are committed to being where their topics are being discussed