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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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Public Relations’ Great Resignation: Ken Jacobs on What Leaders Need to Do to Keep People 

Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO of CommunicationsMatchTM  Whether they like it or not, public relations agency and corporate communications leaders need to take the “Great Resignation” very seriously and know that it will impact them, shares Ken Jacobs, PCC, CPC, principal, Jacobs Consulting & Executive Coaching, in the latest Communicators-to-Communicators zoom interview (4 mins). Jacobs…

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CoinAgenda Global Gathers Blockchain Leaders for Oct 25-27 Las Vegas Event

  CommPRO Editorial Staff CoinAgenda (www.coinagenda.com), the premier global conference series connecting blockchain and cryptocurrency investors with startups since 2014, today announced it will be welcoming top cryptocurrency and fintech leaders to explore trends in crypto-economics, investing, regulations and other projects and initiatives during a three-day event at the New York-New York Hotel in Las…

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4 Ways for Leaders to Embody Empathy

  The essential trait makes all the difference in a crisis, but what defining the actions that make audiences feel seen and heard can be nebulous. Donovan Roche, VP, Havas Trust Renowned philosopher Plato once said, “The highest form of knowledge is empathy. For it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s…

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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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Four Ways Arts Education Creates Future Leaders

. Neve Spicer, Chief Editor,WeTheParents.org While we often think of science, tech, and engineering classes as some of the most educationally significant in terms of skill-building, opportunities for personal growth don’t stop there — in fact, research has demonstrated that the time our children spend studying the arts can be just as relevant to their…

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Four Counterintuitive Behaviors of the Most Successful Thought Leaders

Mark DiMassimo, Founder and Chief Creative for DiMassimo Goldstein (DiGo) Successful thought leadership takes more than just thinking. It requires thinking differently. If you’re thinking the same, you’re following. And, if you aren’t thinking differently, you are blending in. In other words, disappearing. Invisible matter may dominate the universe, but the invisibles have played no…

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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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Hispanic PR Leaders Share Vision of a Multicultural Communications Future

  The members of HPRA look to highlight Hispanic heritage in the communications industry as the industry organization launches its 2021 ¡BRAVO! Awards. Ted Kitterman The Hispanic Public Relations Association, a partner with Communications Week, is once again looking to highlight the contributions of Hispanic communicators after its awards programs went on hiatus during COVID-19. The…

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Celebrating Female Leaders Everywhere

rbb Communications rbb Communications is a woman-owned, integrated agency in South Florida, that has rapidly grown from a seven-person boutique to the largest agency in Florida. With Women’s History Month being a time to admire and learn from the achievements of female leaders everywhere, we asked our own powerful women, that have brought rbb success,…

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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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The America Derby: How We Pick Leaders is More Like a Horse Race

Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group The contenders in this past America Derby were the favorites, “The Economy” (3 to 2) ridden by Donald Trump and “Pandemic” ridden by Joe Biden (2 to 1).   Pandemic is the only horse with blinders while besides conventional hat and goggles jockey Biden proudly dons his signature facemask. Many…

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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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