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Rhonda Adams On Building Confidence In Leadership

Rhonda Adams As the leader, your team looks to you not only to get it done but also to lead the way. On most days, you likely feel up to the task and excited about that opportunity. There are some days, though, that you don’t feel up to the task, and you’d rather stay in…

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Digital Media and Marketing Leaders Headline 2017 IAB Annual Leadership Meeting ‘Publishers & Platforms: What’s Next’

A Commpro News Update Sunday, the IAB Annual Leadership Meeting kicked off at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida.  Over 1,000 digital ad industry executives—publishers, brand marketers, media buyers, and technologists—will be attending the three day conference .  The schedule is filled with a slate of thought-provoking presentations and town hall debates that will…

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Decisive Decision-Making and the Role of Visionary Leadership

By Dian Griesel, President, Dian Griesel International People sometimes confuse “management” with “leadership.” A good manager should have some strong leadership qualities, but ultimately their job lies in maintenance. A manager has to make sure their team stays on the right path, whereas a leader is the one who creates that path in the first place—…

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Ten Questions To Power Up Your “Leadership Presence”

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D I was recently asked to coach a senior-level manager from a technology firm in Silicon Valley. I learned that this man’s work was of the highest caliber and that his advancement had (up to this point) been fast-tracked. But now his career was stalled. When I asked why this high…

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Leadership Presence: What it is, What it isn’t, and How to Increase it

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Leadership presence, that illusive but “we know it when we see it” quality, is a blending of personal and interpersonal skills that when combined, send all the right signals. It’s how you show up, how you make others feel, and how effectively you communicate both verbally and non-verbally. It’s the…

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Too Good to Fail: How Nonprofits Can Survive These Times

Linda Descano, CFA®, Executive Vice President, Red Havas “Stay the course.” Growing up, that’s what we were told to do when times got tough. But the COVID-19 pandemic rewrote the rules overnight, making “staying the course” during a crisis a decidedly poor choice, especially for nonprofits.  With the potential for an extended period of “never normal”…

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Corporations Must Look to Adopt a New Paradigm

  Bill Ide, III, Partner, Corporate Governance, Akerman Richard Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK Late one night during the financial crisis of 2008–2009, when working around the clock was the order of the day in the AIG war room, a team member left the building to grab takeout for dinner. Having forgotten to remove his AIG…

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Get Hired: Six Tips to Stand Out During your Job Search

Stacey Ross Cohen, CEO/President of Co-Communications Since the onset of the pandemic, more than 50 million job claims have been filed.  If you are one of the many seeking a new job, you need to develop a compelling narrative and competitive advantage. To succeed, it is not enough to merely update your resume – – you…

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Tried-and-True Tactics for Managing Up, Down and Sideways

Linda Descano, CFA®, Executive Vice President, Red Havas When my friend Maria Ungaro asked if I’d join a panel Licensing International was hosting for its Young Professionals Network (YPN) on managing up, down and sideways, I didn’t hesitate to say yes, for two reasons.  First, this is a topic that has come up in numerous…

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PRSA Announces ICON 2020 Virtual Conference, To Take Place October 26-29

Full Conference Experience To Include Keynote Speakers, Professional Development Programs, Networking And Social Opportunities CommPRO Editorial Staff This year has been, and continues to be, a challenging time for public relations and communications professionals. As PRSA explored options for the safe delivery of an in-person International Conference in Nashville, Tennessee in October, it became increasingly clear that…

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The WITH Global Alliance Continues to Expand, Doubling Membership Since its Launch in January 2020 

Brazilian, Russian, German, Dutch and South African Agencies Join the Specialist Tech PR Network CommPRO Editorial Staff Global tech PR specialist network, the With Global Alliance, just announced it has welcomed 5 additional members: FirstCom Comunicação in Brazil, VinciPR in Russia, Frau Wenk in DACH, GinjaNinjaPR in South Africa and DOK30 in BENELUX. With the addition of these five new members, the With Global Alliance agency…

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COVID-19’s Impact on Sustainability: 3 Trends in Media Coverage

Ellen Mallernee Barnes, Vice President of Content; Stephanie Clarke, Vice President; Lesley Sillaman, Senior Vice President; Linda Descano, Executive Vice President; Deanna Tomaselli, Account Supervisor; and Audrey Arbogast, Senior Account Executive at Red Havas Had this past April been an ordinary April, the news media would have likely done its usual flurry of Earth Month—and…

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Building a Purpose-Driven Corporate Culture

Susan Kuczmarski. Ed.D. Shared values and norms are the DNA of a culture and serve as its compass. A purpose-driven leader models these core beliefs and behaviors and determines the buy-in and adoption of them by others. Here are six guidelines for purpose-driven leaders: A shared set of values and norms serves to connect employees…

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9 Tips and Considerations for Conducting PR During the COVID-19 Crisis

Norman Birnbach, President, Birnbach Communications  For businesses and nonprofits, as for all of us, the world shifted dramatically with the arrival of COVID-19. It’s certainly far from business-as-usual. Yet business continues, and organizations need to continue to operate and keep in communication with their employees, customers, and other stakeholders. Here are some tip for how to…

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Twitter Rules to Always Follow…But Especially During a National Crisis

Kylie Kinnaman, Project Director, TVP Communications There’s a lot to consider when the world is in distress but there are still social media channels to run.  When the issue is affecting higher education as intimately as the coronavirus pandemic, there is a special level of gravitas that every social media post must reflect. While that…

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