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How do I land my dream job? How do I make it in an industry without any connections? What are some strategic ways to network in the digital era? What are the best ways to grow my online following authentically? How can I build my personal brand and succeed in my career?

In her best-selling book, LEAVE YOUR MARK, Aliza Licht, global fashion executive and former Twitter phenomenon DKNY PR GIRL, answers these questions and more. Now in LEAVE YOUR MARK, the podcast, Aliza brews fresh career advice in conversation with a curated crew of her most inspiring and successful friends. With a particular emphasis on communicating and building your brand, Aliza and her guests deliver personal and professional guidance for the contemporary working world, where personal and professional lines are blurred, and the most important thing you can have is a strong sense of self. 

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Dec 8, 2019

John Demsey's first boss told him that he would "never amount to anything and that he didn't have IT." But this boy from Cleveland, Ohio, had dreams of making it in the beauty industry. With no network or relevant experience, John Demsey set out to work his way up, making mistakes and experiencing disappointments along the way.

Today as the Executive Group President of The Estee Lauder Companies, he is an award-winning creative visionary, strategic thinker, and accomplished brand builder. John is credited with establishing the previously unprecedented link between beauty, fashion, entertainment, celebrity, and pop culture. Among the many brands he oversees, he is most known for transforming M.A.C Cosmetics from a small, niche, makeup "artist" brand in 1998 into the global cosmetics powerhouse that it is today. He also worked with Tom Ford to build Tom Ford Beauty from scratch.

As a philanthropist, John serves as the Chairman of the M·A·C AIDS Fund, which has raised more than $480 million to date in the fight against HIV/AIDS, spearheading the wildly successful M·A·C VIVA GLAM celebrity campaigns.

There is so much to learn from John's incredible journey, work ethic, and loyalty to the company he has been with since 1991.