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The Courageous People of Ukraine Need Us. The World Needs Us.

Leslie Grossman, Founder, Her Circle Leadership, and faculty director, Women’s Leadership, GWU-Center for Excellence in Public Leadership My two-year obsession with COVID media updates has been replaced with an obsession on news about what’s happening in Ukraine.  I’m as upset about the war on this blooming democracy, as I was about COVID. It’s like groundhog…

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The Remote Work Revolution

Leslie Grossman, Founder, Circle Leadership Welcome to the Remote Work Revolution. Forces out of our control – the pandemic – moved us powerfully into this new world of work. Unless you are in a service business, like food, dining, leisure activity, retail, children’s education, etc. that require being live and in living color to do…

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PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #59 – Margery Kraus, Founder & Executive Chairman, APCO Worldwide

About the Podcast The Stevens Group has been presenting the PR Masters Series Podcast for two years now.  This series is part of the ongoing partnership between The Stevens Group and CommPRO to bring to PR, digital/interactive and marketing communications agencies the wisdom of those who have reached the top of the PR profession.  Today’s special guest is Margery Kraus, Founder…

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What A United Front Between PR and HR Can Achieve in the Great Resignation

Julie Livingston, President, WantLeverage Communications In my work as a public relations and integrated marketing practitioner, I’m seeing the effects of “The Great Resignation” play out firsthand. From March 2020 through November 2021, an average of more than 3.9 million workers quit their jobs each month, resulting in 2021 holding the highest labor turnover average…

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5 Unorthodox Truths about Goals

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. Working with clients in the past as a therapist in private practice, and currently as an executive coach, I’ve learned some valuable, but unorthodox lessons about goal setting: • Don’t focus on building up your areas of weakness. Talents overlooked may atrophy, and weaknesses — regardless of how much effort is put into…

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How to Celebrate a Resilient Year (?)

Leslie Grossman, Founder, Circle Leadership I know. Some of you are saying: ‘How can you call 2021 a resilient year when it was 365 days of pandemic?” First, what you need to know about yours truly is that I am an optimist. I practice positive thinking. Thanks to my Dad Jack, who lived the word ‘optimist’ every…

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(How) Is Our Word of the Year Different from Last Year?

James Wright, CEO, Red Havas and Global Chair, Havas PR Global Collective and Linda Descano, CFA, EVP, Corporate Communications and Executive Visibility, Red Havas If you look up the definition of our current year, you will find that it is a “common year” starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2021st year of the…

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Hey, Hey, It’s The Monkees

“Here we come, walkin’ Down the street. We get the funniest looks from Ev’ry one we meet. Hey, hey, we’re the monkees And people say we monkey around. But we’re too busy singing To put anybody down.” – By Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart for The Monkees It’s been years since I cried outright, but…

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PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #54 – Michelle Olson, APR

About the Podcast The Stevens Group has been presenting the PR Masters Series Podcast for almost two years now.  This series is part of the ongoing partnership between The Stevens Group and CommPRO to bring to PR, digital/interactive and marketing communications agencies the wisdom of those who have reached the top of the PR profession.  Today’s special guest is Michelle Olson,…

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Now’s the Time to Make Lemonade

s Cary Broussard, Author, Speaker, Coach, DE&I Advocate We surveyed 200 leaders nationwide at Cinderella to CEO, asking women and men how the global pandemic affected their professional and personal stamina. There are many “aha” findings in their responses, but we had one big takeaway – They told us that never before have mindfulness, truthful…

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Ready, Set, Re-Engage (ON-DEMAND VIDEO)

Free Virtual Event ON-DEMAND VIDEO     Businesses are planning their corporate events for a post-pandemic world. Some business leaders expect corporate events to operate the way it was before. But that is no longer an option for all stakeholders to participate safely and productively. The year 2020 and the first half of 2021 proved…

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Twenty Years After 9/11: One of the Uglier Legacies Has Gotten Worse

Helio Fred Garcia, President, Logos Consulting Group About a week after the 9/11 attack, I noticed an alarming pattern: A surge of hate crimes against people perceived to be Muslim or Arab. What seemed to be patriotism was really nationalism wrapped in a patriotic flag.  I felt sufficiently alarmed that I felt called to sound…

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How to Read Zoom Body Language

  Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. In my speeches and seminars on Leadership Presence, I include a section about body language: how to use it to create a positive impression and how to become more aware of the nonverbal messages that others are sending. After this section, I’m often asked the same question: “If all I…

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A Conversation with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Author, ‘The Daughters of Kobani’

The template for the renewed battle against the Taliban in Afghanistan may well be found in Gayle Tzemach Lemmon’s book, The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice, (2021): the story of how the all-women’s Syrian Kurdish militia (YPJ) defeated ISIS and left in its wake the most far-reaching experiment in women’s justice and…

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(Op-Ed) Red Politics and Blue Politics Are Much More Than Pigments As Color Blind Republicans And Watchful Democrats Demonstrate By Their Reactions Toward Trump & Cuomo

Arthur Solomon Years ago, my first public relations job was with a political agency, where I worked on local, state and presidential campaigns. Back then it was often said, “It doesn’t matter who you vote for. There’s no difference between the Republicans and Democrats,” which was never true. The reason for that falsehood was that…

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Bibi & Jerry’s Political Crunch

Your love is better than ice cream Better than anything else that I’ve tried And your love is better than ice cream Everyone here knows how to fight And it’s a long way down It’s a long way down It’s a long way down to the place Where we started from.” – Sarah McLachlan What are…

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