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January 19, 2018

Weekly Round-Up: 5 Levels of Trust, Move From Stale to Smart Leaders, 3 Ways to Help Take Internal Communications Seriously, High-Performance Culture, & Internal Communications Trends in 2018


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

  • The 5 Levels of Trust
    By Jesse Lyn Stoner (@JesseLynStoner via @Seapoint_Center), Seapoint Center

    “We seem to be born with a reservoir of basic trust that either increases or diminishes depending on our life experiences. Winning someone’s trust can be easier or more difficult depending on their reservoir. But once trust is earned, it should never be…” See more.
  • Better Society, Better Days: Moving from Stale Leaders to Smart Leaders
    By Jon Mertz (@jonmertz via @ThinDifference), Thin Difference

    “In an annual letter to CEOs, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink makes a better society challenge: ‘To prosper over time, every company must not only deliver financial performance, but also show how it makes a positive contribution to society.’ At CES 2018, Ford president and CEO, Jim Hackett issues a better day challenge: ‘It’s not about cities getting smarter, it’s about humans having a better day.’ Bold statements for better days and better society but we need more than words. We need smart leaders…” See more.
  • 3 Ways to Help Ensure Internal Communications is Taken Seriously
    By Ben Matthews (@Benmatthe)

    “At pretty much every internal communications conference I’ve been to in the last two years, the question most likely to come up in Q&A or during networking is how to ensure internal communications is taken seriously at a senior level. It’s normally accompanied by much wringing of hands and talk about being a ‘trusted strategic councilor’. But what to actually DO about it?…” See more.
  • 8 Principles for Building a High-Performance Culture
    By Michael McKinney (@LeadershipNow), LeadershipNow

    “When I was in my early twenties, a close relative of mine was murdered on the street by someone he didn’t know. It was a random act of violence that threw me into a spiral of sadness, fear, and negativity. I saw danger around every corner. The future was dark…” See more.
  • 9 Top Hopes and Trends for Internal Communications in 2018
    By Tim Vaughan (@PoppuloSays), Poppulo

    “So what’s in store for 2018? We asked a number of communication leaders what are their hopes and concerns for the year ahead, and what trends and developments we should be looking out for. Here they are, and I’d like to thank each of them for their time and generosity in sharing their views…” See more.

What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week?

—David Grossman

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