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Mental Readiness and Leadership in Crisis 

Editor’s Note: Are you interested in learning more about Reputation Risk Management? Register for PRSA’s Reputation Risk Management Certificate Program https://bit.ly/prsarrm Helio Fred Garcia, President, Logos Consulting Group Why do some companies — and some governments, NGOs and leaders — get through potentially catastrophic crises strong and successful, without any meaningful harm to reputation, to trust, to confidence…

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Measuring the Motivators: How Should Organizations Assess Leadership Communication Efforts?

David Murray, Executive Director of the Professional Speechwriters Association Executive communication is often the most expensive function of a communications department. Ironically, by most measures, it’s also the least strategically focused. The just-released 2016 membership study by the Professional Speechwriters Association (PSA) focused on “intentionality” in executive communication and came to these combined findings, which can…

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How Financial Leaders Conquer Their Communication

Susan Young, CEO, Get in Front Communications The words you are using are costing you money. Business author Donald Miller’s words at a recent conference on leadership, communication and innovation are a wake-up call to executives who struggle with messaging and storytelling. Communication is forcing leaders—especially those in the financial sector—to reassess their verbal and non-verbal…

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Centralizing PR Analysis to Exceed Thought Leadership and ROI Goals

Wes Tyeryar, Director of Strategic Partnerships, PublicRelay The advances in big data are seemingly endless. But just because you can access tons of data, doesn’t necessary mean that your media analysis is up to par. This is further exacerbated when you work in large, highly complex, national teams, that create data silos. The communications team of one of…

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Using Thought Leadership to Stand Out in an Established Market

Tamsen Huver, Director, Western Region, Strategic Partnerships, PublicRelay You would think that excelling in an industry where you have a handful of competitors would be easy, but that is not always the case. In the credit reporting industry, for instance, companies often have a very difficult time differentiating themselves from one another. That’s why when…

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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…

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What Leaders Need to Learn from the Facebook Data Disaster

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR  When a scandal hits a company, they have one of two options to take. Either the brand can allow itself to be blown away by the issue, or they can use it as an excuse to learn incredible leadership skills and bring themselves back from the brink of destruction. Facebook’s data…

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EU Leaders Give Facebook an Ultimatum

 Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR Someone somewhere is having the best week ever. It’s probably not Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The founder and CEO of the social network is currently on the hot seat over his company’s failure to prevent certain data collection efforts by Cambridge Analytica. Even as some in the media are saying Zuckerberg…

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Can Leaders Cure the Problem of Employee Stress?

Edward Ed Schinik, COO, Yorkville Advisors It’s easy to assume that “stress” and “work” are two terms that must go hand-in-hand. After all, it’s called work for a reason. Yet, there’s a point at which stress can become so significant that it starts to harm employee health – and when employees are no longer well enough…

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5 Characteristics All Great Leaders Share

Mark Angelo, CEO, Yorkville Advisors Good leadership is essential to any business, non-profit, or government team. Without effective leadership, there would be nothing to guide the rest of a people in a group towards success. Perhaps this is why most people regard leaders to be the most important human resource in any organization.  A better leader…

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Understanding the Evolution of Organizational Communication as Millennials Become Leaders

McKenzie Brower, Media Relations Specialist, DiversityInc Best Practices Millennials, commonly defined as the generation born between 1981 and 1997, are often mischaracterized and highly misunderstood by their predecessors. You have probably heard the stereotypes: “Lazy,” “unreliable,” “egotistical,” “unmotivated.” On the whole, these judgments are often overblown and have proven untrue time and again in the…

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Cutting Through the Communications Data Wilderness: 12 Leaders Assess the Data Era

Leslie Stefanik, VP of Marketing, PublicRelay Check out the latest article in our five-part series about measurement with PR News covering the Communications Leadership Roundtable in late November, a convocation of 12 senior communications professionals co-hosted by PublicRelay. Discover how data is transforming the world of communications and helping PR gain an important seat at the table when…

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How Leaders Build – And Destroy – Trust

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Trust is the belief or confidence that one party has in the reliability, integrity and honesty of another party. It is the expectation that the faith one places in someone else will be honored. When I asked 537 managers how leaders build and destroy trust, here is what I learned .…

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Leading Dallas PR Firm Announces Sale, New Name and Leadership Structure

CommPRO.biz Editorial Staff C. Pharr & Company’s owner and CEO, Cynthia Pharr Lee, announced the sale of the firm to Leah Ekmark Williams, APR, effective Nov. 1, 2017. The full service, Dallas-based public relations agency also announced its rebranding as Dala Communications. Upon the sale, Williams will be named president and CEO while Pharr Lee…

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Leadership Careers

LEADERSHIP CAREERS Jul 13, 2020 | Corporate Communications, Leadership & Careers Leading Teams Through Adversity Jul 13, 2020 | Corporate Communications, Leadership & Careers Body Language & Leadership Presence Jul 8, 2020 | Leadership & Careers How to Add Language Proficiency Levels to Your Resume Jun 29, 2020 | Corporate Communications, Leadership & Careers Will You Become a…

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The Evolution of Research, Advertising, PR and Impact of Technology on Media Organizations: Editors & Leaders Share Perspective in Communicators to Communicators (C2C) 3-Minute Insights Videos

Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch Where is the communications industry headed? How has it evolved and what does the future hold? Over the last few months, we have interviewed editors and communications industry leaders to get their perspective for our Communicators to Communicators (C2C) 3-Minute Insights Videos. In this selection of interviews, Joe…

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