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Brian Gefter On Leadership

A simple definition of leadership is the action of leading a group of people. This doesn’t sound complicated, yet anything that involves multiple people is never as simple as it might look. There are a variety of factors that surround what makes a person a good leader. Establishing a clear vision, communicating that vision to…

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Communication in Business Leadership

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR Communication is a core foundation of leadership as successful communication and powerful leadership are closely related. A great leader understands the exchanging of information is crucial to relationships within an organization and outside of it and will work at developing the skills needed to address the ever-changing needs of their business.  …

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Selecting the Strongest Leadership Team to Boost Company Success

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR  A leader is only as strong as those around him or her. While it’s a huge accomplishment to be entrusted with a leadership position in any business, what almost matters more is the ability to supplement this with other thoughtful hires. Let’s say a business owner is building a new management…

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How Leaders Build Cultures of Success

Tabitha Laser, CSP As a leader, you’re the person who employees look to when it comes to setting the tone of a company’s culture and how an organization is run. This is why it’s so important to have a defined roadmap when taking the helm and leading an organization down the path to success. However,…

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Focus Media Promotes Four Employees to Executive, Leadership Roles

CommPRO.biz Editorial Team Full-service public relations and marketing firm Focus Media announced that Nicole Feller, Ryann Hannigan, Adrienne Bodnar and Christine Cordova have been promoted. Feller, of Montgomery, has become a Vice President. A five-year veteran of Focus Media, Feller is responsible for advertising concept development, media relations and editorial content. Having previously worked as…

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Virtual Presence for Leaders 

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. Being perceived as a leader is the essence of leadership presence. While most of my coaching focuses on helping leaders enhance their presence in face-to-face encounters, I also realize that a different set of skills is required for projecting leadership presence when communicating virtually. Communication mediums run a spectrum from “lean” to “rich.”…

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5WPR CEO With Advice & Steps to Take When Improving Leadership Skills

One of the characteristics of a good leader is a willingness to learn and an acknowledgement of the fact that there is always room for improvement. In some situations, leaders feel they’ve reached peak success and only need to coast from there. This is untrue and is in actuality a terrible mindset for any person…

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The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership Names Faculty Director and Announces 2019 Schedule

CommPRO Editorial Staff Leslie Grossman was appointed faculty director of the new Women’s Leadership Program at the George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (CEPL).  GW CEPL has scheduled two 3-day women’s leadership programs for 2019:  April 3–5 and October 16-18, both to be held at GWU’s Alexandria, Va. Graduate Center. Grossman’s appointment and the 2019 dates for…

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The CCO of 2020 – How the Communications Function and Its Leaders are Evolving

Wes Tyeryar, Director of Strategic Partnerships, PublicRelay The role of the Chief Communications Officer and the communications function is changing rapidly. Communications has been elevated to a proactive function that is increasingly providing value across the organization. This topic was discussed in a recent CommPRO webinar by top communications executives. Here are five ways that show how the role…

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Caliber Corporate Advisers Solidifies Leadership Team with the Appointment of Grace Keith as President

CommPRO.biz Editorial Team Strategic marketing communications firm, Caliber Corporate Advisers, today announced it has further strengthened its leadership team by appointing Grace Keith as president. Keith most recently served as managing director, where she supported the strategic growth of the firm alongside Caliber’s founder and CEO, Harvey Hudes. In her new role, Keith will lead Caliber’s…

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All Children’s Hospital Leaders Leave After Scathing Report

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR There’s been a major shakeup at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Tampa, FL, after a scathing report was published in the local newspaper, the Tampa Bay Times. The media investigation uncovered “dramatic increases” in mortality rates for heart surgeries performed at that hospital. In response, the CEO, Dr. Jonathan Ellen,…

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Diverse Voices, Profiles in Leadership (On-Demand Video)

Event Overview The PRSA Foundation has launched a first-of-its-kind diversity initiative designed to empower minorities in all stages of their careers, while also educating employers on ways to support their growth. Three of the diverse leaders featured in the book: Helen C Shelton Senior Partner Finn Partners, Judith Harrison Senior VP Diversity & Inclusion Weber…

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Ronn Torossian With 3 Dos and Don’ts of Thought Leadership Marketing

In the past, marketing was simple. Companies simply paid to display their advertisements on televisions and billboards or paid a copywriter to talk about how amazing their business was. However, in the modern age, where customers are more skeptical than ever before, brands are under increasing pressure to prove that they’re as sensational as they…

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Top Female Communications Leaders Honored with WiCi Award

CommPRO Editorial Staff New York Women in Communications (NYWICI)  announced the 2018 WiCi Awards honorees, in recognition of the communications industry’s top rising stars. Five young communications leaders will be honored on Tuesday, October 23 during a special event hosted at the Meredith Corporation in New York City. Julie Hochheiser Illkovich, past WiCi honoree, and Co-Founder, Managing Partner, and President of Editorial Operations at Masthead Media…

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“Diverse Voices: Profiles in Leadership” – Just Released by PRSA Foundation and Museum of Public Relations

Book Proceeds Will Support PRSA Foundation Efforts to Jump-Start Careers of Students from Diverse Backgrounds The PRSA Foundation, an independent, 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to advancing diversity and inclusion within the communications profession, announced today that it has teamed with the Museum of Public Relations to develop “Diverse Voices: Profiles in Leadership”. The book, a collaborative effort that…

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The Body Language of Collaborative Leaders

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D During a break in my seminar on collaborative leadership, a man from the audience told this story: “My wife is an attorney, and I have always been a supporter of women in the workplace. I also believe in collaboration and try to make everyone feel included and appreciated. So I was…

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Airbus CEO Hammers UK Leadership on Brexit

Ronn Torossian, Founder & CEO, 5WPR Some brands work very hard to stay completely out of politics, at least on the public policy level. Others seem to revel in a direct connection with policymakers, whether the support their efforts or oppose them. In the case of Brexit, many businesses that are based or very active…

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Millenials Drive A Key Leadership Trend In 2018

Dudley Slater, Fusion Leadership Millennials [as the largest generation in today’s workforce] are powerful, and they are hungry! You’re organization and your career as a leader (or prospective leader) literally depends on your ability to satisfy this hunger. So what’s the cause of the insatiable millennial tummy rumble? According to Whitney Dailey, director of marketing and…

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Mastering Motivation: Tips for Leadership

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR  The leader of a business can either make or break the day for their employees. Although individuals can make their own decisions about whether they’re proud of their work or not, many of us will turn to our managers for reassurance that we’re doing a good job. As such, leaders are…

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