Most Recent Articles on Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

6 Tips to Help Employees Grow and Develop

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Oct 30, 2019

Taking an active role in the development of your team demonstrates confidence and concern for the future of the organization. It also gives employees feelings of significance, community, and value.

When you create a culture in which employees can reach their goals and know their thoughts and insights are appreciated, you boost productivity, morale, and engagement.

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

Let’s Demonstrate We Value Our People, and Pay Them Appropriately

Posted by David Grossman on Mon,Oct 28, 2019

An open letter to the public relations industry I care deeply about:

We can and need to do better.

I recently met with a job candidate* from one of the fine large agencies in our industry. He had about five+ years of experience, brought an excellent skill set and a track record of proven experience and expertise in internal communications, which is why we approached him about possibly joining my firm. 

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10 Inspiring Quotes from Successful CEOs to Help You Win at Employee Engagement

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Oct 23, 2019

Most influential leaders understand that connecting on a personal level with employees is critical to their success.

By engaging with team members and employees, leaders can boost morale, engagement and business results. Studies have shown that motivated and engaged teams are measurably more productive and successful than disengaged teams. Employees won’t care about your business until you care about them.

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

Think of Your Strategy as a Journey

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Oct 16, 2019

Before you embark on a journey, there are many considerations and details to plan. The more you prepare and plan, the more enjoyable and fruitful your journey will be (and you’ll get to your destination faster).

Follow these steps as you walk your employees through your business strategy:

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15 Leadership Quotes to Inspire You and Your Employees

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Sep 18, 2019

When employees are engaged and inspired, they can move mountains—driving productivity, business growth, and the success of your organization as a whole.

Effective leaders understand that it’s their job to connect with employees and fulfill their need to feel inspired and valued at work. They also understand that the only way to get things done and move a business forward is through their greatest asset—employees.

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

Improving How You Lead and Communicate Without Going Back to School

Posted by David Grossman on Tue,Sep 10, 2019

It’s back to school time. That got me thinking about some leaders I know who could benefit from a “back to school” mentality when it comes to how they lead and communicate: 

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Tough Decisions Are Easier with Input

Posted by David Grossman on Tue,Aug 13, 2019

Leaders have difficult decisions to make about how to deliver on aggressive goals: grow their business, get ahead of the competition, and control spending, among many others. But they don’t have to make the tough calls in a vacuum. 

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Tags: Internal Communication, Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

4 Ways to Role Model Your Leadership Actions

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Jul 24, 2019

You’re aware that employees listen to what you say, and pay close attention to what you do. The reality is that when it comes to keeping employees engaged, body language speaks first, and often louder than words.  

There’s no better way to think about how others see you than to visualize that there’s a mirror in front of you all the time. What might others see and pick up on? How might you use your body language purposefully?

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Tags: Leadership Communication, Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

4 Ways to Engage Your Front-line Employees

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Jun 26, 2019

If you feel the only way to really know what’s going on at the front lines of your company is to go undercover, there’s something wrong. Leaders should not be in the dark about the interface between their front-line employees and customers.

Here are 4 ways to get to know your front-line employees, what motivates them, and how to get them to be highly valued brand ambassadors:

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Tags: Employee Engagement, Internal Communication, Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

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

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