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Weekly Round-Up: Becoming a Leader of Impact, Developing Ownership & Commitment, 32 Best Employee Engagement Questions, 5 Signs of an Irrelevant Leader, 8 Tips for Effective Leadership

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jun 21, 2019

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. 

This Week's Round-Up of Leadership and Communication Blogs:

  • Becoming a Leader of Impact
    By Naphtali Hoff, Psy.D. (@impactfulcoach via @SmartBrief), SmartBrief

    Being impactful is being results-driven. Get the results you want with these effective strategies.

    Integrity and influence are, without question, important components of leadership. But without results, leaders can hardly be deemed effective. Impact is all about results. And results start with clearly written, actionable goals that help leaders build alignment and amplify output....”
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Help Employees Relate to Your Company Strategy and Theme

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Jun 19, 2019

I heard an interesting comparison recently. When you see people on the street talking to themselves, they are often classified as “insane.” Yet what do we call it when we talk to ourselves inside organizations? “Marketing or communications.” 

Speak WITH Your Employees to Ensure Your Strategy Resonates

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Communication Skills, Storytelling

16 Must-Read Blogs on Internal Communications

Posted by David Grossman on Mon,Jun 17, 2019

What does it take to communicate and develop internal communication strategies more effectively? Even the most creative and innovative communicators can benefit from new communication tips and best practices – for themselves and for the leaders they support.

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Tags: Internal Communication

Weekly Round-Up: 14 Ways to 'Grade' Your Comms Plan, 5 Ways Leaders Change Lives, Dos & Don'ts for Your Company Video, How to Inspire Employee Engagement & Innovation, Creating a Powerhouse Team

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jun 14, 2019

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. 

This Week's Round-Up of Leadership and Communication Blogs:

  • 14 Ways To 'Grade' Your Communications Plan Before It Launches
    By Forbes Communications Council (@ForbesCommCncl via @Forbes), Forbes

    A panel of Forbes Communications Council members provide their best strategies for "grading" your communications plan before its launch.

    Delivering major news in any organization can be a complicated process. Whether it’s internally or to the public, you want to communicate the information as clearly and responsibly as possible, leaving no room for misinterpretation or confusion...”
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Make the Communication Vacuum Work for You

Posted by David Grossman on Tue,Jun 11, 2019

The “communication vacuum” fills whether you want it to or not. Some call it the grapevine or the rumor mill; others call it hearsay. No matter what you call it, it can be problematic and distracting.

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Communication Skills

Leaders: Stop the “Slide Shuffle” and “Overdone Outlines” for Your Next Presentation

Posted by David Grossman on Mon,Jun 10, 2019

Attention leaders: Please stop what I call the “slide shuffle.” You have another presentation and you begin preparing by pulling slides together from various presentations you’ve given. If they worked before, they can work again, you think.

What’s often the result? Too many slides, slides that are too dense, a story that’s not cohesive, and little thought about what you want your audience to do, and where to purposefully interact with the audience.

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Tags: Presentation Skills

Weekly Round-Up: How Augmented Humanity Will Disrupt Leadership, 3 Things for Building Trust, 8 Traits of Effective Leaders, Decision-Making Lessons From History, Key Moments for Leadership Timing

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jun 07, 2019

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. 

  • Augmented Humanity Will Disrupt Leadership. Are You Prepared?
    By Vibhas Ratanjee (@vibhasr via @Gallup), Gallup

    Find out which leadership competencies and how workplace culture are critical in the augmented future of work.

    According to Gallup research, more than three in four Americans (76%) "agree" or "strongly agree" that artificial intelligence (AI) will fundamentally change the way people will work and live over the next decade. No need to wait -- augmented humanity (AH) is the next gen application of AI, and it's already here...”
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5 Simple Steps to Show Employees You Care and Get the Business Results You Seek

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Jun 05, 2019

As leaders, we spend much of our time and effort setting business goals, developing plans to achieve those goals and helping ensure employees understand how they fit in.

With so much going on, it’s all too easy to get lost in the work and detach yourself from the human element of the workplace. 

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Tags: Internal Communication, Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

Improving Employee Engagement Through Better Communications

Posted by David Grossman on Mon,Jun 03, 2019

A proven formula for organizational success involves employee engagement, which we define as the emotional connection people have with work, which leads to discretionary effort – extra time, energy, brainpower, a willingness to take on a stretch assignment, and more. In other words, engaged employees are highly motivated to help an organization achieve its goals. And multiple research studies show that companies with engaged employees have better financial results. 

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Leadership Communication

Weekly Round-Up: 5 Steps to Implement New Strategies, 7 Small Things Leaders Can Do, Bettering Change Leadership, 3 Times to Have Difficult Conversations, 10 Leadership Lessons from a Dog

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,May 31, 2019

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. 

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