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Silvia Davi Joins the Symbiont Executive Leadership Team

CommPRO Editorial Staff Symbiont, Inc. a technology pioneer solving complex global finance problems using enterprise blockchain solutions, recently announced that it expanded its executive leadership team with the appointment of two strategic management positions at the end of Q42021. Silvia Davi was named Symbiont’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and Tom DeJarnette was named Chief People…

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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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Courage in Leadership (PODCAST)

Editor’s Note: Courage is under fire in Ukraine. Margareta Kull, founder of Kull Leadership in Sweden and author of the new book, The Courageous Leader, dissects the internal thought process of the most courageous leaders and how Ukraine’s President Zelensky exhibits it, and inspires his followers – the Ukrainian People – to also show amazing…

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What the Pandemic Teaches About Crisis Management and Leadership

Helio Fred Garcia This week marks the start of the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. By the end of 2021 more than a half million Americans were catching COVID-19 every day. One in every six Americans had come down with the virus; one in every four hundred had died. Much…

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Five Leadership Lessons from 2021

Alex Teixeira, Owner, Mooney Mountain Guides, LLC  I’m a guide whose purpose is to enhance the lives of people by introducing them to the wonders of rock and ice climbing, mountaineering and back country skiing in the Northeast and Pacific Northwest.  Some readers may think, “Look at this guy. I wish I was paid to…

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Trust, Leadership, and the Power of Stories

  Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. TRUST. Every leader needs it. Trust is the foundation for successful collaboration. It is the glue that bonds team members and builds organizational commitment and engagement. But there is a problem. We learn what is important to leaders by the behaviors we see modeled by those leaders, and too often…

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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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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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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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