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4 Inspiring Takeaways from Dorie Clark's 'The Long Game: How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World'

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In 2014,  networking guru   Susan RoAne , author of  How to Work a Room ,  introduced me to Duke University  professor and author  Dorie Clark , recently  named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50. Both of these powerhouses generously served as sources for me when I wrote for The Muse , and each is full of wisdom and insight that's delightfully straightforward and actionable.  The  New York Times  describes Dorie as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives,” and she's done that for me—referring me for jobs and including me in her fantastic networking dinners. So, when she asked if I'd like to read an advance copy of her new book,   The Long Game: How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World, I eagerly said yes . Unlike many business and career-focused books, once I started it, I found myself inspired (as opposed to overwhelmed). I looked forward to getting back to it (rather than returning it to the lib