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Weekly Round-Up: Unlocking a Listening Culture, Overcoming Obstacles of Change, Tackling Employee Disengagement,  Leadership Tips & Insights, Reflecting on 2019

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Dec 06, 2019

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

  • Unlocking a Listening Culture
    By Institute of Internal Communication Team (@IoICNews), Voice

    Get the considerable benefits of effective organizational listening, a few techniques for listening, and more.

    Communication is about more than just pushing information out. Successful organisations become even more successful when they continually listen to what their internal audience is telling them...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 10 Comms Lessons from Mr. Rogers, 4 Important Leadership Stories, Recognition & Appreciation Best Practices, Top 5 Rules for Internal Comms, Advice for Communicating Bad News

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Nov 22, 2019

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

  • 10 Lessons From Mr. Rogers On How To Make Yourself Heard
    By Chet Wade via Forbes (@Forbes)

    Communicate better, especially when times are tough and the news is bad, with these 10 lessons from Mr. Rogers.

    The lessons taught by Fred (How can you refer to him as “Rogers?”) are far too many for one article, one movie, or one book. Maybe, one lifetime. Here are 10 of the most-important ones related to communicating....”
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Weekly Round-Up: 5 Tools for Communicating Vision, Understanding Narcissistic CEOs, Growing Team Trust with Listening, 4 Leadership Mindsets for the New Economy, Committing to Change Initiatives

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Nov 15, 2019

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

  • Five Tools for Communicating Vision
    By Mark Cole (@JohnMaxwellTeam via @JohnCMaxwell), John C. Maxwell

    Many consider Winston Churchill to be great at communicating vision, especially during World War II and in a way that unified and mobilized the British people. He developed this pattern of 5 tools.

    One of my favorite lessons John Maxwell teaches is, 'A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.' The most important point is the first one—'A leader knows the way'—because if the leader doesn’t know the way it will be impossible to go the way and show the way...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 7 Risks Any Leader Can Take, 4 Ways to Instill Company Values, 5 Best Practices for Corporate Podcasts, Leadership Tips & Insights, 10 Corporate Comms TED Talks

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Nov 08, 2019

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

  • Afraid to Make a Move? 7 Risks Any Leader Can Take
    By Carey Nieuwhof (@cnieuwhof)

    Start with these small steps to help you overcome and push past the fear that might be holding you back from elevating your leadership.

    Small victories over fear quickly become larger ones because like any good muscle, the more you practice overcoming your fears, the more fear you overcome...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 12 Phrases to Resolve Conflict, Charismatic Leadership, 5 Fake Leadership Costumes, 3 Ways to Boost Team Communications, Communicating with Employees During Emergencies

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Nov 01, 2019

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

  • 12 Phrases That Will Help You Resolve Any Conflict
    By Lolly Daskal (@LollyDaskal)


    Master this important leadership skill of resolving conflict in the workplace.

    Like many other challenges, conflicts can actually present opportunities for positive change. Effective conflict resolution can build deeper relationships and foster more effective communication...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Expand Your Leadership, How to Know You're Leading Effectively, Employee Engagement Best Practices, 9 Ways to Become a Better Listener, 5 Ways You Undermine Trust

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Oct 25, 2019

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Weekly Round-Up: 7 In-House Video Ideas for Internal Comms, 6 Ways IC Pros Can Raise Their Game, 10 Tips for Email Comms, Criticism Best Practices, Employee Engagement in Engineering

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Oct 18, 2019

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

  • 7 DIY Video Ideas for Internal Communication
    By Carla Kath and Andy Pollard via Staffbase (@APinKC and @StaffbaseHQ)

    View these videos to learn some effective storytelling techniques that you can use to make your own amazing in-house videos.

    “As communication professionals, we all know that the power of an awesome video is unmatched at telling stories for internal or external purposes. That said, video production isn’t cheap, making video expenditures a frequent victim on the budget chopping block. But don’t despair! You can in fact save your company thousands of dollars by learning to produce videos in-house...”

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Weekly Round-Up: How Introverts Can Command Attention, 5 Tools for Managing Remote Teams, 8 Things to Engage Employees, 3 Ways to Cultivate Buy-in, 4 Critical Steps for New CHROs

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Oct 11, 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:

  • How Introverts Can Command Attention on Any Professional Stage
    By Jane Finkle (@janefinkle via @ThinDifference), Thin Difference

    Find out how introverts can command attention with these 3 golden rules for speaking up.

    You may not be a glib small-talker who enjoys publicizing yourself on a billboard for all to see. You may also struggle at the idea of promoting your admirable achievements and personal qualities. In today’s work world initiative is rewarded, speaking out is cheered, and taking action is applauded. For an introvert, this reality can leave you walking in an extravert’s shadow...”
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Weekly Round-Up: The World's Best Workplaces, Future of Internal Comms, Increase Trust in Your Leadership, Leadership Tips & Insights, 10 Laws of Trust

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Oct 04, 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:

  • How the World’s Best Workplaces Create a Great Global Culture
    By Ed Frauenheim (@edfrauenheim via @FortuneMagazine), Fortune

    In the largest-ever study of workplace culture, research and analytics firm Great Place to Work surveyed 3.4 million employees across 90 countries. Find out what they discovered.

    Political and economic upheaval in Latin America. Pressures to work 70-hour work weeks in Asia. Concerns about rights and responsibilities in Europe. Frequent corporate restructurings in the United States and Canada. An ever-faster pace of business affecting virtually every industry in every corner of the globe...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 5 Ways Not to be a Weak Leader, 4 Cs for Even Better Leadership, 4 Employee Engagement Tips, 6 Insights for Communicating Unpopular Decisions, 5 Essentials to Team Building

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Sep 27, 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:

  • 5 Characteristics of Weak Leaders (And How Not to Be One)
    By Michael Hyatt (@MichaelHyatt)


    Michael lists 5 leadership flaws (that double as a self-evaluation tools) he noted in Gen. George B. McClellan as he read Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin, an account of Abraham Lincoln's presidency and political genius.

    Sometimes you learn from positive role models. Often you learn from negative ones. This is one of the reasons I love to read history—you invariably see both...”
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