15 min

Career Mastery Insights with Allen Shapard Career Wanderlust

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Welcome to “Career Wanderlust”, the podcast that empowers you to achieve your professional dreams. In this enlightening episode, we sit down with Allen Shapard, a true industry luminary who transitioned from a corporate lawyer to an international authority on marketing, communications, and branding. Join us as Allen shares his invaluable advice on cultivating genuine relationships, the art of asking crucial questions, and the pivotal moments that defined his career. Discover how his remarkable journey from writing a simple letter led to a seven-year partnership with one of the world's wealthiest philanthropists. Tune in for actionable advice and captivating stories that will supercharge your career.
 
Guest Bio: Allen is a former corporate lawyer turned internationally recognized expert on marketing, communications, and branding.  He has spent the past twenty years working with companies and institutions such as the Nobel (Prize) Foundation, PepsiCo, Cisco Systems, Samsung, Honeywell, KPMG, the Mayo Clinic, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the UN, to increase awareness, influence and revenue. He also has helped senior executives and royalty to strengthen their profile and thought leadership.  Allen has worked as an SVP with APCO, and IMG and is currently Managing Director for Noodle 
 

Allen also serves on several non-profit boards including the Mark Foundation and the Genesis Prize Foundation. He is a Senior Fellow at the US Council on Competitiveness. His work has been the subject of coverage in The New York Times, Financial Times and The Economist. Allen has also spoken frequently on branding, marketing and communications. 
 
Key Takeaways:
The transformative impact of building strong relationships with clients and colleagues.The significance of asking direct and important questions in both professional and personal life.How a simple letter led to a seven-year partnership with one of the world's wealthiest philanthropists.The power of authentic communication and active listening. 
 
Key Moments in the Episode:
Allen's inspiring journey from corporate law to becoming an internationally recognized expert.How a simple act of kindness, like sending a Christmas card, can create lasting impressions.The role of direct questioning in achieving career goals and fostering meaningful connections.Noodle's mission to shape the future of online education and its impact on society. 
For more about Allen Shapard: https://www.linkedin.com/in/washapard/
 
If you enjoy learning from others, please give us a like, subscribe, and share with a friend. If you are looking to add talent to your public relations, marketing, communications, sales, or business development team with the best talent, and quickly, check us out at paradigmstaffing.com. 

Welcome to “Career Wanderlust”, the podcast that empowers you to achieve your professional dreams. In this enlightening episode, we sit down with Allen Shapard, a true industry luminary who transitioned from a corporate lawyer to an international authority on marketing, communications, and branding. Join us as Allen shares his invaluable advice on cultivating genuine relationships, the art of asking crucial questions, and the pivotal moments that defined his career. Discover how his remarkable journey from writing a simple letter led to a seven-year partnership with one of the world's wealthiest philanthropists. Tune in for actionable advice and captivating stories that will supercharge your career.
 
Guest Bio: Allen is a former corporate lawyer turned internationally recognized expert on marketing, communications, and branding.  He has spent the past twenty years working with companies and institutions such as the Nobel (Prize) Foundation, PepsiCo, Cisco Systems, Samsung, Honeywell, KPMG, the Mayo Clinic, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the UN, to increase awareness, influence and revenue. He also has helped senior executives and royalty to strengthen their profile and thought leadership.  Allen has worked as an SVP with APCO, and IMG and is currently Managing Director for Noodle 
 

Allen also serves on several non-profit boards including the Mark Foundation and the Genesis Prize Foundation. He is a Senior Fellow at the US Council on Competitiveness. His work has been the subject of coverage in The New York Times, Financial Times and The Economist. Allen has also spoken frequently on branding, marketing and communications. 
 
Key Takeaways:
The transformative impact of building strong relationships with clients and colleagues.The significance of asking direct and important questions in both professional and personal life.How a simple letter led to a seven-year partnership with one of the world's wealthiest philanthropists.The power of authentic communication and active listening. 
 
Key Moments in the Episode:
Allen's inspiring journey from corporate law to becoming an internationally recognized expert.How a simple act of kindness, like sending a Christmas card, can create lasting impressions.The role of direct questioning in achieving career goals and fostering meaningful connections.Noodle's mission to shape the future of online education and its impact on society. 
For more about Allen Shapard: https://www.linkedin.com/in/washapard/
 
If you enjoy learning from others, please give us a like, subscribe, and share with a friend. If you are looking to add talent to your public relations, marketing, communications, sales, or business development team with the best talent, and quickly, check us out at paradigmstaffing.com. 

15 min