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Four Ways Arts Education Creates Future Leaders

. Neve Spicer, Chief Editor,WeTheParents.org While we often think of science, tech, and engineering classes as some of the most educationally significant in terms of skill-building, opportunities for personal growth don’t stop there — in fact, research has demonstrated that the time our children spend studying the arts can be just as relevant to their…

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Four Counterintuitive Behaviors of the Most Successful Thought Leaders

Mark DiMassimo, Founder and Chief Creative for DiMassimo Goldstein (DiGo) Successful thought leadership takes more than just thinking. It requires thinking differently. If you’re thinking the same, you’re following. And, if you aren’t thinking differently, you are blending in. In other words, disappearing. Invisible matter may dominate the universe, but the invisibles have played no…

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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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Hispanic PR Leaders Share Vision of a Multicultural Communications Future

  The members of HPRA look to highlight Hispanic heritage in the communications industry as the industry organization launches its 2021 ¡BRAVO! Awards. Ted Kitterman The Hispanic Public Relations Association, a partner with Communications Week, is once again looking to highlight the contributions of Hispanic communicators after its awards programs went on hiatus during COVID-19. The…

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We All Need Leadership Presence

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. You are talented, skilled, and highly competent, with positive business results that have been responsible for your career progress to this point. What more could you possibly need? At a certain level, the force that will catapult you to more senior positions of leadership may have less to do with the…

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Celebrating Female Leaders Everywhere

rbb Communications rbb Communications is a woman-owned, integrated agency in South Florida, that has rapidly grown from a seven-person boutique to the largest agency in Florida. With Women’s History Month being a time to admire and learn from the achievements of female leaders everywhere, we asked our own powerful women, that have brought rbb success,…

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Diversity Action Alliance Announces New Leadership Team for 2021

CommPRO Editorial Staff The Diversity Action Alliance (DAA), a cross-industry coalition dedicated to increasing recruitment, retention, and representation in management for people of color and other under-represented groups in the communications field, announced today the addition of three newly elected leaders for its board of directors. The DAA board, comprising communications industry leaders and DE&I experts, will…

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Five Ways to Nurture Positive Leadership, Offer Hope and Help Others

Dr. Susan Kuczmarski, Ed.D., Leadership Expert and Co-Author, “Lifting People Up: The Power of Recognition”  Inclusiveness is a key leadership skill. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was exceptional at being inclusive. All leaders can learn from Dr. King’s use of positive leadership and expressions of hope. Leaders who nurture inclusiveness among employees often…

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Inclusive Leadership

  Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR As if the pandemic wasn’t enough to keep leaders up at night. Tragic events earlier this year and mounting pressure also have leaders seeking ways to be more inclusive. Many companies have since ramped up their diversity and equality initiatives and programs. This year, the difference is that many of…

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The America Derby: How We Pick Leaders is More Like a Horse Race

Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group The contenders in this past America Derby were the favorites, “The Economy” (3 to 2) ridden by Donald Trump and “Pandemic” ridden by Joe Biden (2 to 1).   Pandemic is the only horse with blinders while besides conventional hat and goggles jockey Biden proudly dons his signature facemask. Many…

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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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“The Most Important Work of Our Careers” – Agency Leaders Find Unexpected Challenges and Lots of Opportunity in the Middle of the Pandemic

Britt Carter, President, TPC Growth During a recent CommPRO Executive Roundtable, the mood was surprisingly upbeat. Just months before, this group, comprised of leaders and legends from across the PR agency world, was expressing an existential predicament: business disappearing, payroll and rent mounting, teams dissolving, and every day seemed to deliver another steaming GrubHub bucket of…

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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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