Search results for: teams

Making Teams Better in 2020

Loretta Prencipe and Leah Cox , Makovsky Weariness. Fatigue. Zoom Zombies. It’s real (or real enough). No one told us that 2020 would be the year that everything changed – and the year is not done with us yet. Work is at home.  School is at home. The fight for racial and social equality is…

Read More

Leading Teams Through Adversity

Linda D. Henman, Ph.D., The Decision Catalyst ™ Most theorists agree that leaders need to be concerned with a team’s content, process, and output. B.W. Tuckman suggested teams mature in a predictable four stage process: forming, storming, norming, and performing. Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard suggested leaders consider the maturity of the group before deciding which…

Read More

Remote Teams: 10 Tips To Manage Them Effectively

  Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Remote teams are a reality.  Whether on a permanent basis or during times of upheaval, doing work remotely is now the norm.  But without a water cooler, breakroom, conference room, what is the best way to handle your remote team?  Here are 10 tips to help you devise a strategy…

Read More

5 Ways Media Analysis Is a Game Changer for Strategic Investor Relations Teams

Leslie Stefanik, Vice President, Marketing, PublicRelay With the rise of activist and ESG investing, corporate brand reputation is more important than ever to strategic investor relations teams. Your team needs to understand the media narrative around your company – and try to guide it. To do this, IR teams must now proactively monitor and engage the…

Read More

Why Data-Driven Communications Teams are More Agile and Efficient

Eric Koefoot, President & CEO, PublicRelay I recently spoke at the PRSA 2018 International Conference in Austin, TX on why data-driven communications team are more agile and efficient.  In a nutshell, quality data and analysis facilitate timely, informed strategic decision making, allowing teams to pivot strategies and resources when necessary, and demonstrate when a crisis…

Read More

Four Simple Ways Leaders Can Support Their Teams

David Diaz, Senior Executive, Davenport Laroche While every person in a workplace has unique skills and talents to offer that firm, they all work better when they’re motivated and inspired by a great leader. With the right support, a leader can transform a collection of dispersed workers into a cohesive unit, ready to tackle any problem…

Read More

Keeping Teams Engaged During Summertime

By Shawn Dickerson, Director of Solutions Marketing, Workfront It’s summertime, and the living’s easy – and that’s typical for many companies during the summer months. Lighter workloads and more frequent vacations can make the usual fast-paced office environment feel uncomfortably slow. However, those phases in a team’s bandwidth should be seized as valuable opportunities to refine…

Read More

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…

Read More

Richard Levick – Tell Me Why I’m Stupid

  It was a few weeks after a team of us had been stationed on Water Street, in New York’s financial district, for AIG for most of 2008 and 2009, during the financial meltdown. I had gone to Ho Chi Minh City for three days to attend a meeting of the World Economic Forum Partnership…

Read More

The Reputation Doctor® Predicts Many Changes In Global Business Before 2021 By Corporate Boards & Private Equity Investors

COVID-19: Implications for Business Observations from Mike Paul, @reputationdr  – Major changes currently being discussed by global #corporate #boards and private equity #investors in the midst of the #coronavirus crisis include: Searching for younger C-suite #leaders with many years of experience managing large teams of virtual and remote workers with excellent financial results in all…

Read More

Is It Safe Here?

Deanna Brown What inhibits the learning and evolution of a team? Safety. Throughout 2020, our collective safety has been upended in myriad ways, and it’s extremely evident in how teams are functioning with each other and overall in an organization. The events of this year have caused a new human to emerge; often vulnerable, uncertain,…

Read More

The Evolving PR & Marketing Partnership

Learn how PR can improve its position through tech adoption, data analysis and ROI measurement—all by working in unison with marketing teams. Created in partnership with PRWeek, The Evolving PR and Marketing Partnership: Benefits of Self-Reflection challenged PR pros in the U.S. and Europe to compare themselves to their marketing counterparts by taking an honest look…

Read More

Public Relations Student Society of America Announces National Competition to Promote Civility in Public Discourse 

CommPRO Editorial Staff The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), the foremost organization for students interested in the public relations and communications fields, today announced that its 2021 Bateman Case Study Competition will focus on reversing the corrosion of civility in American life and fostering more constructive and inclusive public discourse in all corners of…

Read More

Affect Appoints Seasoned PR Executive, Jen Dobrzelecki, as Senior Vice President

CommPRO Editorial Staff Affect, a public relations agency specializing in technology, healthcare and professional services, today announced the appointment of Jen Dobrzelecki as Senior Vice President. Reporting to Sandra Fathi, president and founder of Affect, Dobrzelecki brings over 20 years of experience managing relevant, engaging and successful integrated communications programs for leading global brands to…

Read More

Tuesday’s Children To Hold Virtual Rise Up for Resilience Gala

CommPRO Editorial Staff Tuesday’s Children is excited to announce our annual Rise Up for Resilience Gala, to be held on Thursday, September 17th. It will be an inspiring virtual evening to raise funds for families whose lives have been forever changed by terrorism, military conflict or mass violence. The event, which begins at 7:00 PM EST, is…

Read More

The Long Lasting Impact of COVID on How the Work Gets Done

Zara Ingilizian – Head of Shaping the Future of Consumption; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum Oliver Wright – Global Lead for Consumer Goods and Services, Accenture COVID-19 has hit consumer industries hard. These industries employ 20% of all workers worldwide with retail as the world’s largest private-sector employer. In addition to staggering…

Read More

Richard Levick on The Devil and Miss Jones

  Richard Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK For those of you who don’t remember the 1941 fictional business-love story of the same name, it is about the richest man in the world, J.P. Merrick. (Get it? Even the opening credits begin with a tongue-in-cheek reminder that the movie is fictional and asks not once but…

Read More