The phrases “thought leader” and “thought leadership” seem to be everywhere today. What exactly is a thought leader?
It’s tricky because the phrases “thought leader” and “thought leadership” are new and trendy. Some such phrases have “stickiness” meaning that they stay around for a long time, possibly even becoming part of our every day vocabulary. I think these phrases have this “stickiness” and we’re going to see them around for a long time.
There is of course, another question. Are you a thought leader?