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Leadership Presence: How Do You Feel About This?

  Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. If you asked Bella, the miniature Australian Shepard in this photo, she’d tell you what a great time she’s having rolling in the mud! But if all you had to go on was your personal reaction to this image, you might have come to a different conclusion. Bill Toppeta, a…

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Talking The Empathetic Leader with Katherine Manning (VIDEO)

Editor’s Note: Listen in and hear how strong leadership is displayed in Ukraine. Katharine Manning, expert and author of The Empathetic Workplace, shares her insights about what makes President Zelensky of Ukraine a truly great leader, and the behaviors that he has shown that are an example to all of us.  

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4 Ways for Leaders to Embody Empathy

  The essential trait makes all the difference in a crisis, but what defining the actions that make audiences feel seen and heard can be nebulous. Donovan Roche, VP, Havas Trust Renowned philosopher Plato once said, “The highest form of knowledge is empathy. For it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s…

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Projecting Leadership Presence in a Teleconference

    Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. In a famous 2002 experiment, a Stanford University professor made audiotapes of physicians and their patients in session. Half of the doctors had been previously brought to court for malpractice. She then played the tapes for her students, who were able to determine which physicians had been sued. But…

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Leadership Is More About What You Relinquish Than What You Hold Tight

Bessie Kokalis Pescio, Vice President, Global Internal Communications at Philip Morris International There’s a lot of talk right now about the caliber of leadership required to guide employees through the debris left by a global pandemic. With the workplace in a chapter of rapid change, and many employees still working remotely while others return to the…

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Do You Have a Leadership Presence?

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Leadership presence is a blending of attitudes, qualities, and behaviors that send all the right signals and makes you stand out from your peers. But leadership presence isn’t automatically assigned to you because you have a leadership title, advanced technical skills, or a high-level of leadership potential — and it’s not…

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What are the Crucial Behaviors of Collaborative Leaders?

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Most executives agree that collaboration is more important than ever in today’s turbulent business environment. In fact, a company’s very survival may depend on how well it can combine the potential of its people and the quality of the information they possess with their ability — and willingness — to share that…

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Leaders Need Flexible Body Language

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Before the meeting began, Adam had assumed a “power pose,” standing with hands on hips and feet wide apart, for two full minutes, to get all the advertised benefits of doing so. And it worked. He could almost feel his stress level lowering and his self-confidence rising. By the time he…

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Body Language in the Presidential Debate – A Leadership Lesson

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D There is a magician’s trick called the “Vanishing Ball Illusion,” in which a ball tossed in the air seems to disappear – but in reality is never actually thrown. The trick depends on the magician’s skill in creating such a strong expectation of the throw that the audience actually hallucinates having…

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Ten Questions To Power Up Your “Leadership Presence”

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D I was recently asked to coach a senior-level manager from a technology firm in Silicon Valley. I learned that this man’s work was of the highest caliber and that his advancement had (up to this point) been fast-tracked. But now his career was stalled. When I asked why this high…

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Leadership Presence: What it is, What it isn’t, and How to Increase it

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Leadership presence, that illusive but “we know it when we see it” quality, is a blending of personal and interpersonal skills that when combined, send all the right signals. It’s how you show up, how you make others feel, and how effectively you communicate both verbally and non-verbally. It’s the…

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The Power of a Simple Thank You Note

  Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. During a break at the conference where I had just spoken on “Connection, Empathy, and Leadership Presence,” a man from the audience told me this story: “When one of our leadership team members suddenly died, I told his wife that I’d clean out his office and make sure she received…

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How to Celebrate a Resilient Year (?)

Leslie Grossman, Founder, Circle Leadership I know. Some of you are saying: ‘How can you call 2021 a resilient year when it was 365 days of pandemic?” First, what you need to know about yours truly is that I am an optimist. I practice positive thinking. Thanks to my Dad Jack, who lived the word ‘optimist’ every…

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Is Your Good Body Language a Bad Choice?

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D I want to tell you a story about Adam and Eve. No, not that Adam and Eve. The Adam and Eve I’m talking about are both being groomed to take larger leadership roles. And both are aware that body language is an important part of projecting the leadership presence that will help them…

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Kenneth Cole And An Alliance Of The Leading Mental Health Organizations Join Forces With Celebrities And Advocates To Launch An Unprecedented Coalition At A Critical Moment In Time

CommPRO Editorial Staff Social activist and iconic fashion designer Kenneth Cole, announced the launch of The Mental Health Coalition (MHC), the first collaborative effort of this scale which convenes and unites the leading US mental health organizations, creative and media platforms, passionate advocates, as well as celebrities working collectively to destigmatize mental health conditions and address…

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SPECIAL REPORT: How Companies Are Engaging Employees During COVID-19

CommPRO Editorial Staff More than half of communication executives said employee engagement (63%) and collaboration (58%) have increased at their companies since the start of COVID-19, according to a new global survey by the Institute for Public Relations and Peppercomm. Respondents reported employee trust (49%) and satisfaction (32%) increased as well. However, 40% of leaders…

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Richard Levick Discusses Essential Information

  Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK What compels us to risk dying for an idea, especially over irresistible love? What has happened to this collective spirit that for most of two centuries defined Americans and patriotic citizens the world over? Perhaps the collective sense of purpose will be one of the long-term benefits…

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