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Ken Jacobs Shares Nine Critical Leadership Traits for Today

Due to COVID19 it’s been more challenging than ever to lead: Our teams, our peers, our stakeholders, our leaders, and yes, ourselves. And it appears that these uncertain times will be here for a while longer. As a result, the aforementioned groups are exhausted. You might be too. But these times that can try people’s…

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Perhaps the Largest Failure of Leadership in U.S. History

Helio Fred Garcia Leaders are judged based on how they deal with their most difficult challenges. Inspired leaders rise to the occasion and ignite and inspire their people to a common purpose. Ineffective or malign leaders fail to rise to the challenges before them, and almost always make matters even worse. In two of my…

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Think Bigger with Thought Leadership

Stacey Ross Cohen, CEO/President of Co-Communications So, what exactly is a thought leader?  And how can it benefit you? A thought leader is considered an authority on a particular subject matter or industry. They share their deep knowledge, insights and ideas with audiences through speaking engagements, media interviews and content development — — and have…

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The Massive Leadership Reset

Deanna Brown For decades now, businesses large and small have relied on a standardized set of leadership rules: tactics, mindsets, behaviors, rules that have evolved in mostly small, incremental, digestible ways. Then…our entire world changed, seemingly overnight. We scrambled. We made do with makeshift set-ups and processes. It was okay when our child or furry…

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Creative Leaders Challenge U.S. Agency Leaders to Advance Racial Equity with Act in Solidarity Pledge

Agency Leaders Unite to End Racial Disparity in PR and Marketing Industry  CommPRO Editorial Staff  Leaders of Media Frenzy Global and Obviouslee Marketing recently announced they are releasing a pledge to hold agency leaders nationwide accountable for their lack of contribution to diversity and inclusion. As part of the commitment to eradicate racism and positively impact opportunities for black…

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Body Language & Leadership Presence

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. Lately, unsurprisingly, I have had increased interest in how to use body language when on a Zoom meeting. Here’s a link to an article from TechRepublic quoting me on the topic. And if you want a broader body language perspective, take a look at my LinkedInLearning course: Body Language for Leaders. Virtually or in…

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Will You Become a Connected and Boundless Leader? 

Deanna Brown Today I watched a virtual graduation. It was held in an outdoor area with all of the protocols in place to maintain physical distance while finding ways to increase the “connection” we all crave. The thoughts that swam in my mind took me back decades to when I received my diploma. At that…

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You Gotta Love a Leader Especially When One Returns as Your PR Client

  Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group You probably carried their A-Pass® with you when you last took a cruise.  It was your identity card throughout your voyage.  When you presented it upon your return from excursions at different ports,  they’d swiftly check you into their security ID system as back onboard.   Happily this great…

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Leadership During COVID-19 – Perspective from Ken Jacobs, Communications Industry Executive Coach (VIDEO)

Communications industry coach Ken Jacobs shares perspective on leading during the pandemic, in the latest of our 3-minute Communicators-to-Communicators videos. Principal of Jacobs Consulting & Executive Coaching, Jacobs is a CommunicationsMatch™ partner.     In response to the question: What does it take to be a successful leader during the pandemic and has this changed? he notes that…

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Contrasts in Leadership: Cuomo v. Trump

Helio Fred Garcia, Executive Director, Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership Leaders are judged based on how they deal with their biggest challenges. In the COVID-19 crisis we see a contrast of leaders so stark that it can serve as a leadership laboratory for future generations to study.     New York Governor Andrew Cuomo…

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Leadership in Action in a Crisis: Governor Andrew Cuomo

Leslie Grossman,  The Voice for Courageous Collaborative Leadership Among Women and Men In the midst of a crisis, we look to our leaders to enable us to endure and persist. I have been listening to Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York State speak at his daily press conferences addressing the Covid-19 pandemic. I have been…

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CommPRO Introduces Startup, News Direct to Agency Leaders

  Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency CommPRO hosted an internal roundtable discussion with PR and Communications agency leaders about the future of communications.  This event was sponsored by the new service, News Direct, and moderated by its CEO and founder, Gregg Castano, former president of Business Wire.  At that time, the roundtable discussion…

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Nokia Changes Leadership After Falling Behind in 5G

Hamed Wardak, Entrepreneur The evolution of the mobile device market has come in leaps and bounds, rather than a smooth product development trend. Because of this, leaders in the market segment have been able to pass former top brands, pushing them into consistent also-ran status. The beauty of this volatility, though, is that brands had…

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Women in the C-Suite: A Leadership Lesson

Sharon Rowlands, CEO and President of Web.com Group C-suite visibility for women today is still lacking and it’s important that we talk about these issues. While I’m heartened to see awareness of the need for more female executives growing, the reality is that women still represent a very small minority of CEOs worldwide and only 6% in the…

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