Lunch and Learn Webinars

Lunch & Learn #15 (in English) – July 30, 2020: “The ABCs of Thought Leadership: What it Means, How it Works, and Why You Need to Know” by Ian McCluskey

Managing Director, Thinking Heads Americas

Ian McCluskey is Managing Director of Thinking Heads Americas, the Miami-based subsidiary of a Spanish consulting firm that specializes in “leader positioning” and is also one of the world’s top speakers agencies. Ian is a former Canadian diplomat and journalist, who spent 20 years in Latin America on assignment with Time magazine, Bloomberg News, Brazil Watch and Am√©ricaEconomia magazine, where he served as editor-in-chief and later as publisher. After a stint as Director of Thought Leadership at Kroll Latin America, Ian founded his own consulting firm Thought Leadership International in 2010 and launched a series of high-level events in Central America, Miami and Colombia called Business Connections. Ian joined Thinking Heads in 2015 to expand the company’s consulting and speakers’ business throughout the Americas.

Ian has a Master’s degree in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Toronto. Ian is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and French.

In this webinar, Mr. McCluskey discussed the following:

  • What is thought leadership
  • How thought leadership enhances one’s reputation, influence and personal brand
  • What does it mean to be a thought leader
  • Strategies for developing and distributing high-quality content online and offline
  • The nitty-gritty of influencing people through the power of your ideas
  • Real-world examples of how thought leadership produces concrete results
  • How companies and organizations profit by positioning their executives as thought leaders

Please find below the recording to the webinar: