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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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