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Sponsors vs. Mentors: 6 Differences

A sponsor or a mentor?  They are very different but both are very important to your career. Basically, mentors are there to give you advice while a sponsor actively acts on your behalf. Think of a sponsor as your personal cheerleader and a mentor as a shoulder to lean on.

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Five Reasons Why Mentorship is More Important Than Ever

  Barri Rafferty, EVP, Head of Communications, Wells Fargo I became Head of Communications at Wells Fargo seven months ago, and I’ve yet to meet a single member of my team or my colleagues in person. This creates new challenges as so many of us work remotely today. Then imagine, young people seeking internships, displaced…

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Sponsors and Mentors Key to Career Advancement, Female Execs Say

Need for Sponsors and Mentors Major Theme in Survey By Lori R. Sackler, Financial Advisor, Global Wealth Management Division, Morgan Stanley Virginia “Ginni” Rometty, IBM. Meg Whitman, Hewlett-Packard. Irene Rosenfeld, Kraft Foods. Mary Barra, General Motors. Denise Morrison, Campbell Soup. All are CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. This year’s Fortune 500 list boasts 24 females in the…

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Great Leaders Need Great Mentors

By Andreas von der Heydt, Head of Kindle at Amazon Every great leader had or has a great mentor. And every leader should sooner or later act as a mentor. Why? In mentoring and in teaching you as the mentor will also learn and develop. At the same time learning and growing will eventually enable your…

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Shelley Spector to Receive 2022 Page Distinguished Service Award

CommPRO Editorial Staff Shelley Spector, founder of the Museum of Public Relations, will be honored with the Page Distinguished Service Award at the Page Annual Conference on September 18 in Chicago. The award recognizes leaders who have strengthened the role of corporate communications and public relations in business and society through service to the profession. “Shelley started the Museum…

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Now’s the Time to Look Back, Instead of Forward to Decode Your Value

  Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency My marketing communications journey started 30-years ago working for General Electric, small-medium-sized agencies, and for Burson-Marsteller (now Burson Cohn & Wolf). Despite working at GE, surrounded by engineers, technologists, programmers and software developers, I never thought of myself as a tech person. Do You Know How You’re…

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Building an Inclusive, Diverse Workplace Culture

  Recent research conducted by CultureAmp shows that while most business leaders realize a more inclusive workplace is essential for business success in 2022, they are not investing at the levels required to drive the changes needed to create an inclusive and diverse workplace culture. Paying lip service to the problem by holding discussion, events…

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5 Ways to Improve Engagement Through Empathy

Why Compassionate Leadership at Work Matters More than Ever Justine Frostad, VP of Marketing, Cognitiv This has been an intense and eye opening two years for all of us (to say the least!). Collectively we’ve experienced a concentrated and ceaseless amount of heaviness. Adjusting to this new hybrid world at work while digesting everything else…

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Blockchain Startups Soaring In 2022

Richard Bertch 2022 is going to be a big year for blockchain startups. The number will soar in the next few years. Investment in blockchain technology will follow suit. It is excellent news for businesses that are looking to adopt blockchain technology. Blockdaemon It’s an infrastructure platform that makes it easy to launch and manage…

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A Celebration of International Women’s Day – Women in the World of Tech

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing It was only in very recent memory that the United States began to recognize the powerful contribution women have on our country’s history. In 1980 President Carter issued the first Presidential Proclamation declaring the week of March 8th National Women’s History Week. Several years later, it was extended into all…

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PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #59 – Margery Kraus, Founder & Executive Chairman, APCO Worldwide

About the Podcast The Stevens Group has been presenting the PR Masters Series Podcast for two years now.  This series is part of the ongoing partnership between The Stevens Group and CommPRO to bring to PR, digital/interactive and marketing communications agencies the wisdom of those who have reached the top of the PR profession.  Today’s special guest is Margery Kraus, Founder…

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The Fragrance Foundation Launches Industry-Wide DEI Initiative, #FragranceForwardTFF with High-Profile Webinar

CommPRO Editorial Staff The Fragrance Foundation’s (TFF) signature DEI initiative, #FragranceForwardTFF, officially launched with a free webinar, Industry Perspectives on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Featuring brand owner Chris Collins, World of Chris Collins; Givaudan Senior Perfumer, Linda Song; Rob Smith, founder, The Phluid Project; and, Corey Smith, Head of North America DEI, LVMH,  the virtual…

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The Five Pillars of an Amazing Workplace

e Whether you’re a professional working in a company, or an executive in charge of a group of employees, the quality of your workplace matters. The conditions you enjoy, or endure, contribute in a very meaningful way toward the success or struggle of the enterprise.  Let’s examine some of the primary areas that contribute to…

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