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The Future of Health Wellness Belongs to Women

Tiffany Wirth, SVP of Healthcare Marketing, WEX Inc.  Getting employees to pay attention to their health benefits options, take time to understand them, and make the right choices to set themselves up for financial success has been a big part of my mission as a communications leader in the health benefits space. Nothing has shone…

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New York Women in Communications Launches #WomenHeard

  Powerful Research-driven Platform and Year-Long Programming Initiative to Spotlight and Reverse the Trend of Women Exiting the Workforce Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic CommPRO Editorial Staff In observance of Women’s History Month, New York Women in Communications (NYWICI), the premier organization for female communications professionals, today announced the launch of  #WOMENHEARD, a powerful research-driven…

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Why It’s So Important to Learn about Women in PR History

  Shelley J. Spector When we show “Public Relations — And that Means You”–  the March of Time newsreel that had been shown to 20 million moviegoers in 1947–  audiences today are astounded to see in the sea of suited up white men: No Professional women and No people of color. Early on in the…

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Think Bigger with Thought Leadership

Stacey Ross Cohen, CEO/President of Co-Communications So, what exactly is a thought leader?  And how can it benefit you? A thought leader is considered an authority on a particular subject matter or industry. They share their deep knowledge, insights and ideas with audiences through speaking engagements, media interviews and content development — — and have…

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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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How the Female Brain Empowers Women in the C-Suite

Kate Lanz, Founder and CEO of mindbridge More and more, professional women are moving up the ranks to the C-suite. Too bad, then, that they’re encouraged to be the best men they can be once there or when en route. They’re expected to show their power in ways that, based on modern neuroscience, are more intrinsically male than female. From a brain-based…

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The Female Advantage in Leadership: EQ

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Chief Talent Scientist, ManpowerGroup Emotional intelligence, or EQ, concerns the ability to understand and manage your own and other people’s emotions; it is the best single measure of people skills. Individuals with higher EQs are generally more effective in leadership roles. Despite the small gender differences for EQ, as a group, women tend…

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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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Women at Work: 5 Essentials to Power Up Your Personal Brand

Stacey Ross Cohen, President & CEO, Co-Communications Despite great strides made in women’s empowerment and gender equality, women still make up a small segment of top leadership jobs. Successful women understand the power of personal branding.  Personal branding is no longer a luxury – it’s a requirement whether you have your own business or are…

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Debbie Allen And Debra Lee Among BLACK ENTERPRISE Women Of Power Honorees

CommPRO Editorial Staff BLACK ENTERPRISE will present its highest honor in recognition of the achievements of black women when it presents the Women of Power Legacy Awards at the 2020 Women of Power Summit on March 5, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Women of Power Summit is the nation’s No. 1 executive development and leadership conference for women of…

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Humility as an Attribute of Effective Leadership (#1 Trending Article in 2019)

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published last summer and has achieved an extraordinary readership.  It is a timely and important topic.  Appreciation to Helio Fred Garcia for sharing his wisdom with the CommPRO community. Helio Fred Garcia, Executive Director, Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership One of the common patterns of mis-handled crises of…

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Women, Language and Power

The Tricky Business of Talking Our Way to the Top Susannah Baldwin, Executive Communications Coach Men run the majority of our corporations. Therefore the norms for speaking and behaving in corporate groups are masculine. Women’s social behaviors and conversational styles are very different from men’s. Women are socialized to communicate in specific ways that can…

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Balance for Better – and What It Means for Women in the Workplace

Melody Wolff, Chief Everything Officer, Briz Media Group I’ll admit that when I first heard that this year’s theme for International Women’s Day was “Balance for Better,” I was confused. Work-life balance, gender parity, more diversity in the workplace? But it is really a perfect encapsulation of the struggle that women face, because each interpretation…

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