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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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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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David Steinberg Of Zeta Global On Effective Leadership

Being a good leader is a key element of success, whether we’re talking about leading a nation, an organization or a company. And when it comes to business, good and effective leadership is what can make or break a company.  Real leaders aren’t simply transforming the company they’re working with, or the industry itself –…

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The Female Advantage in Leadership: EQ

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Chief Talent Scientist, ManpowerGroup Emotional intelligence, or EQ, concerns the ability to understand and manage your own and other people’s emotions; it is the best single measure of people skills. Individuals with higher EQs are generally more effective in leadership roles. Despite the small gender differences for EQ, as a group, women tend…

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10 Body Language Hacks to Project Leadership Presence on Video

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D You may be a senior-level executive, an innovative entrepreneur, or a respected expert in your field — but when you are on camera, do you know how to project leadership presence? Sylvia Gorajek is a Video Strategist and Executive Producer helping Fortune 500 and Silicon Valley tech startups narrate their stories with…

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Humility as an Attribute of Effective Leadership (#1 Trending Article in 2019)

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published last summer and has achieved an extraordinary readership.  It is a timely and important topic.  Appreciation to Helio Fred Garcia for sharing his wisdom with the CommPRO community. Helio Fred Garcia, Executive Director, Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership One of the common patterns of mis-handled crises of…

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Why PR is Actually A Leadership Position

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR  Being effective when it comes to public relations doesn’t just mean that a person can quickly write up a short speech or a snappy press release. Working in the world of public relations means working strategically, starting from the boardroom and ending with the response of the campaign.  Many people around the world…

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