The phrase “thought leader” is easy to write off as marketing jargon, but when put to good use, it has great value for both leaders and their companies. In fact, according to 2020 research conducted by Survey Monkey, two-thirds of marketers describe thought leadership as a “top priority” for their organizations.
But what does this concept really mean? It is the delivery of content that shares your expertise, insight and experience with others, and for their benefit. It’s about creating and adding value to the broader industry conversation about a particular topic — both building knowledge and taking a stand.