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Thought Leadership and AI: Maintaining Authenticity and Credibility

In this episode of The Recognised Authority podcast, Alastair examines the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the world of thought leadership. Alastair shares insights from his conversations with renowned thought leaders, including Mark Schaefer, Jonathan Stark, Debbie Jenkins, and Erin Austin. The episode explores the complex balance between leveraging

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How to Build Authority with YouTube with Salma Jafri

Are you looking to build your personal brand, authority and influence as a consultant, coach or expert? Wondering how to leverage YouTube to attract more of your ideal clients? In this episode of The Recognized Authority, Alastair McDermott interviews YouTube strategist and coach Salma Jafri on how to grow your

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Why You Need to Share Your Knowledge

In the context of expertise, building your personal authority is about gaining credibility, trust, and recognition. And once you start building authority, you will start getting more inbound leads, which enables you to command premium fees and work less hours. That’s the end goal. How do we build authority?

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Why Your Video Backdrop Matters: A Guide for Thought Leaders

Creating a Great Video Backdrop Video calls have probably become a cornerstone of your daily routine, whether you are meeting with clients, delivering presentations, or guesting on a podcast to discuss your latest book. And let’s be realistic — appearances matter. What’s behind you when you appear on video impacts

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Episode 100: Ten Tips for Building Authority

Episode 100 of The Recognized Authority This is a special episode to mark the end of Season 1 of the show. In this episode, your host Alastair McDermott shares behind-the-scenes details from the podcast. He also shares his Top Ten Tips on Building Authority, based on the conversations he has

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