Anton J. Gunn, MSW, CDM

Chief Diversity Officer & Executive Director of Community Health Innovation
Medical Univ. of South Carolina Health
Keynote Speaker/Author/Leadership Coach
Charleston, SC

Early Careerists: Practical Ways You Positively Distinguish Yourself from Your Peers

The simplest and most effective way to distinguish yourself from your peers is by personal development. Developing your skill set as a leader and communicator will set you apart. Being able to stand and command a presence as you give a public presentation in an authentic oratory manner is a definite game-changer. Most people have an irrational fear of public speaking, so those who overcome that fear the fastest easily stand out. Similarly, learning how to effectively lead “without the big title and corner office” will make you more influential in your organization. That is how you can surely stand out. Reading, studying and attending leadership and communications programs will be the difference maker.