May Education Program
DATE: Friday, May 19, 2017
Location: Sheraton Parsippany
Address: 199 Smith Rd, Parsippany, NJ

Registration: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Program: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

MPI New Jersey Chapter Attendance Policy: All Essential Level members or non-members are limited to no more than two events in one fiscal year and must pay the Essential Level/Non-member rate. MPI Preferred or Premier Level members are welcome to attend all chapter events at the Member Price.
Stand Out:  How to Develop Breakthrough Ideas
Presented by Dorie Clark


To succeed in today’s competitive business environment, it’s essential to keep raising the bar.
But how can you best encourage and cultivate innovative ideas?

In this talk based on her book. “Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It,” Dorie Clark – an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a frequent Harvard Business Review contributor – explains how to develop breakthrough ideas.

You’ll learn how to:
•Identify and develop ideas that will make a competitive difference for your company
•Gain support for those ideas internally and externally, so they can make a broader impact
•Ensure both you and your company are viewed as cutting-edge leaders in your field


Dorie Clark is an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine, one of the Top 10 Business Books of the Year by Forbes, and was a Washington Post bestseller.

A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, the New York Times described her as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.”
She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, TIME, and Entrepreneur. Recognized as a “branding expert” by the Associated Press, Inc., and Fortune, Clark is a marketing strategy consultant and speaker for clients including Google, Microsoft, Yale University, Fidelity, the U.S. State Department, and the World Bank.

She is also the producer of a Grammy winning jazz album. You can download her free 42-page Stand Out Self-Assessment Workbook and learn more at