Create a ‘Business Model’ for Your Career Reinvention

CareerCast - Life-long Career Development

Tim ClarkAre you looking for a new career but not sure how to create it? Are you better at building business models than a career plan? Millions of people around the globe want to reinvent themselves, but most are not sure how. According to Tim Clark, author, entrepreneur, and a leader of the global personal-business-model movement, your business-modeling skills and experience can help you construct a brilliant new career. In this CareerCast, Tim shares his very unique perspective, experience, and practical tips on how to leverage a one-page method for reinventing your career.

Aired September 20, 2013

Tim Clark is a teacher, NEXT-certified trainer, author, and entrepreneur who leads the global personal business model movement at After selling his startup to a NASDAQ-listed entity in a multimillion-dollar transaction, he completed doctoral research in international business model portability. He went on to author or edit five books on entrepreneurship, business models, and personal development, including the international best sellers Business Model You and Business Model Generation, which together have sold half a million copies in 26 languages. For more about Tim, please go to

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