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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

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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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Weekly Round-Up: 10 Phrases for Better Leadership, 6 Employee Email Lists for Communicators, Communicating Controversial Changes, 4 Steps for High Performance Teams, Leading in a Caustic Culture

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Sep 20, 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:

  • 10 Magic Phrases That Will Make You a Better Leader
    By Dan McCarthy (@greatleadership), Great Leadership


    Engage, motivate and inspire your team and employees by adding these 10 phrases to your vocabulary.

    Want to be a better leader? Then try improving your vocabulary. No, I'm not talking adding the latest management and leadership buzzwords or jargon to your repertoire. I'm talking about adding some powerful phrases to your vocabulary that will engage, motivate and inspire others...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 5 Missteps in Crisis Comms, 5 Rules for Navigating Challenges, 6 Speaking Fast Starts, Leadership Tips & Insights, 10 Toxic Behavoirs

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Sep 13, 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 Common Missteps in Crisis Communication
    By Kristin Miller via PR Daily (@PRDaily)

    Heed these warnings so you’re not caught off guard if a data breach occurs, or any other calamity.

    Unfortunately, it’s not a matter of if, but when a cyber incident or a data breach will hit your company. According to Gemalto, in 2018 there were 945 companies that experienced a data breach, which is almost three per day. That means last year, 945 PR teams probably woke up on a random morning to a terrible crisis for which they were ill-prepared...”
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Weekly Round-Up: CEO Leadership Styles Analyzed, 8 Tricks to Reading Body Language, 6 Insights to Kroger's Intranet, 4 Simple Leadership Actions from Microsoft, Common Habits of the Best Leaders

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Sep 06, 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:

  • What Machine Learning Teaches Us about CEO Leadership Style
    By Michael Blanding (@michaelblanding via @HarvardHBS), Harvard Business School Working Knowledge


    Researchers, Tarun Khanna and Prithwiraj Choudhury, use machine-learning technology to look for links between a CEO's communications style and company performance.

    CEOs are communicators. Studies show that CEOs spend 85 percent of their time in communication-related activities, including speeches, meetings, and phone calls with people both inside and outside the firm. Now, new research using machine learning is attempting a deep dive into the words and facial expressions of chief executives to see if leadership style can be correlated with a firm’s performance. ...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 5 Leadership Communication Lessons, How to Be a Leader, Why Introverts Make Great Leaders, Making Internal Comms Interactive, How to Clarify Your Corporate Strategy

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Aug 30, 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 Priceless Leadership Communication Lessons Learned the Hard Way
    By Art Petty (@artpetty via @SmartBrief), SmartBrief

    Five lessons the author learned – sometimes the hard way – over two decades of leading and guiding others.

    An early career mentor of mine -- a senior leader -- regularly reminded me, 'Art, you'll go as far as you can communicate.' I took him seriously, and I worked hard to emulate his energetic, confident stage style, and thoughtful one-on-one demeanor. And while 'presence' is important, I learned over time that succeeding as a communicator was much more about substance than smile and style...”
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Weekly Round-Up: America's CEOs Seek a New Purpose, 5 Drivers of a Great Team, Leading Virtual Teams, 10 Insights for Team Leaders, 7 Fail-Free Engagement Strategies

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Aug 23, 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:

  • America’s CEOs Seek a New Purpose for the Corporation
    By Alan Murray (@alansmurray via @FortuneMagazine), Fortune

    Find out why this group of CEOs redefined their mission and get the full revised statement of corporate purpose published by the Business Roundtable.

    On Aug. 19, the [Business Roundtable] BRT announced a new purpose for the corporation and tossed the old one into the dustbin. The new statement is 300 words long, and shareholders aren’t mentioned until word 250....”
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Weekly Round-Up: Internal Comms Strategy Guide, 3 Tips for Effective Email, How Google Shows Care for Employees, 4 Storytelling Lessons from Hilton, Leaders: Be Liked & Effective

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Aug 16, 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:

  • 8 Steps to Building an Effective Internal Communication Strategy
    By Peter Banerjea via Smarp (@BeSmarp)

    A carefully planned strategy is necessary for your internal communications function to succeed. Get started with this helpful guide.

    Even though internal communication has a direct impact on employee experience and employee engagement, most businesses don’t have a long-term IC strategy. We share in this blog post a step-by-step guide to help you craft a great internal communication strategy...”
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