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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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The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership Names Faculty Director and Announces 2019 Schedule

CommPRO Editorial Staff Leslie Grossman was appointed faculty director of the new Women’s Leadership Program at the George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (CEPL).  GW CEPL has scheduled two 3-day women’s leadership programs for 2019:  April 3–5 and October 16-18, both to be held at GWU’s Alexandria, Va. Graduate Center. Grossman’s appointment and the 2019 dates for…

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Creating a Joyful Planet with Leslie Grossman

Patrice Tanaka, Founder, Joyful Planet Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer of Joyful Planet LLC, interviews people who are actively living their purpose and contributing to a more joyful planet. This interview spotlights Leslie Grossman, speaker, trainer, author, coach and advocate for women’s leadership development. PT:  Leslie, what I love and admire about you…

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What is Your Leadership IQ? Take the Accountability Quiz

By Leslie Grossman, Chair, Vistage International How accountable are YOU? Are you a leader with integrity? If you are a CEO, your own boss or the leader of a team at a company, an organization or nonprofit,  take this true or false quiz to find out if you are an accountable leader: T or F: I want my people…

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4 Ways to Thrive in 2021

Leslie Grossman Resilience is the word of the moment. Resilience is the ability to bounce back from difficulties, adversity, or crisis. We all need resilience to survive this pandemic and move forward, but resilience won’t guarantee that you will thrive. That’s why I prefer to replace the word ‘resilience’ with the word ‘recovery’. We need…

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Dear Governor Cuomo

Dear Governor Cuomo, Oh how you made us all feel better back last May, when we were searching for leadership that would show a disciplined approach to the most frightening of moments in our health history. We were hiding from COVID-19 and trying to protect our lives. Every night at 6 pm we were shouting…

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Are We Living in a Fairy Tale? Time to Close the Book.

Leslie Grossman, Faculty Director, Executive Women’s Leadership, The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership It’s been said by countless experts, that contrary to what many may believe, fairy tales are not good for kids.  Nor are they good for adults.  Fairy tales are stories that originally were not based on truth. Or were…

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Saying Good-Bye to A Woman of Courage

  Leslie Grossman, Faculty Director, Executive Women’s Leadership, The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership I thought Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) would live forever…. or so I hoped and prayed. She heroically fought off cancer since 2009. She was a significant person and lived a significant life.  Even her passing was…

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Women Leaders™

Leslie Grossman,  The Voice for Courageous Collaborative Leadership Among Women and Men Super-successful women leaders have learned to eliminate the good girl habits which rewarded them in their teens but stalled them in their professional lives. From research, executive coaching and experience I have identified the new habits that propel women forward to achieve their…

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#BetterforBalance. We’ll All Be Better For It

Cary Broussard, CEO, Broussard Global I want to accelerate gender equity practices in corporate management and in the boardroom. So I designed a course for NYU’s School for Professional Studies, where I’ve been an adjunct professor for several years. I collaborated with a young engineer, Brittney Cummins, who also teaches leadership skills to young women…

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Are Women Risk-Takers? – Exhibit One: Mary Barra

Leslie Grossman, Senior Fellow & Faculty, The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership When discussing the lack of gender equality in the C-Suite or on the Boards of the Fortune 500, men are sometimes heard to explain, “Women don’t have the guts to make the tough decisions.” Women are viewed as great at…

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Women are Angry

Leslie Grossman, Author, Link Out and SELLsation I am angry. The recent judicial hearings have brought out the anger which so many women have repressed for years – some for a lifetime. On Sunday my husband said to me, “What’s going on? You are being so difficult today.” His words made me realize I was…

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Recap of Why there Aren’t More Women at the Top…Examining Key Takeaways

Leslie Grossman, Author, Link Out and SELLsation On September 13th, CommPRO featured a webcast The Truth about Why There Aren’t More Women at the Top…and the Steps Companies and Women Can Take to Make a Giant Shift.   A panel of leadership experts offered their strategies and actions to solve this pressing issue. Hosted by The George…

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The Truth about Why There Aren’t More Women at the Top (On-Demand Video)

  The Steps Organizations and Women Must Take to Make a Giant Shift While gender diversity is a hallmark of the most successful organizations, gender bias –  particularly in the C-suite and at senior leadership levels – continues to persist. The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership recognizes that not only do…

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How to Celebrate International Women’s Day and Impact the Bottom Line

Leslie Grossman, Leadership Coach International Women’s Day is a global event aimed at highlighting the achievements of women around the world and a catalyst towards greater gender equality. Fathers and mothers are celebrated every year. Why? Because we rarely take time to say ‘thank you’ to everything our parents do to ensure our happiness and success.…

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