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Weekly Round-Up: Crisis Leadership in Action, 2 Principles for Leading Through COVID-19, COVID Crisis Management Advice, Crisis Comms Tips & Techniques, Avoiding Communication Fatigue

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts I've seen over the past week. Typically, as you might have noticed, I tend to cover broad topics. Given the current state of business today and how much has changed because of COVID-19, I'm going to use the Weekly Round-Up as a place to share some of the best resources I'm seeing to help leaders and communicators navigate this new normal with their teams. 

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Weekly Round-Up: 3 Crisis Management Lessons, How Businesses are Handling COVID-19, Diversity & Inclusion Insights, Communicating COVID-19 to Employees, Opportunity to Build Trust

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Mar 20, 2020

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts I've seen over the past week. Typically, as you might have noticed, I tend to cover broad topics. Given the current state of business today and how much has changed because of COVID-19, I'm going to use the Weekly Round-Up as a place to share some of the best resources I'm seeing to help leaders and communicators navigate this new normal with their teams. 

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

  • 3 Important Lessons On Crisis Management From the COVID-19 Pandemic
    By Tanveer Naseer (@TanveerNaseer)

    3 important lessons for leaders everywhere on not just how to handle the COVID-19 pandemic, but how they can better address any crisis through their leadership.

    The fundamental key to addressing a crisis is for leaders to not only be honest about the situation and what you’re going to do about it, but that you do so with clarity, humility and heart so as to remind people we’re in this together...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Keeping Remote Workers Engaged and Productive, Communication Guide in Response to Coronavirus, Strategies and Tools for Staying Productive, Are You Ready?

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Mar 13, 2020

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

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Weekly Round-Up: 2020 Internal Comms Landscape, Leading in Times of Uncertainty, 3 Smart Ways to Embrace Risk, Leadership Tips & Insights, Using Tech to Communicate During Travel Restrictions

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Mar 06, 2020

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:

  • The 2020 Internal Communications Landscape
    By Carla Lynn via IC Thrive (@IntranetTips)

    Key takeaways from the State of the Sector 2020 report, a global definitive survey of the internal communication landscape.

    The annual State of the Sector report compiled by Gatehouse and released in January 2020, looks at over 1000 responses from organizations based in 45 countries and across 33 industries, asking pointed questions about internal communication...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 10 Decision-Making Strategies, Successful Crisis Plan Example, 20 Questions to Ask Employees in 2020, Maximize Your M&A, 11 Steps to Define & Achieve Your Goals

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Feb 28, 2020

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 Strategies Successful People Use to Make Decisions
    By Dr. Travis Bradberry (@talentsmarteq via @wef), World Economic Forum

    Get 10 helpful lessons from successful people for effective decision-making including how to avoid decision 'fatigue'.

    Your days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. A study from Columbia University found that we’re bogged down by a good 70 decisions a day. Some decisions are minor, like what to eat, which route to drive to work, or in what order to tackle tasks. Others are more difficult, like deciding between two job offers, whether to move to a new city for someone you love, or whether to cut a toxic person out of your life...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 4 Storytelling Techniques, Winning Formula for Internal Comms, Career Development Tips, Removing Communication Bottlenecks, How 10 Leaders Developed Resilience

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Feb 21, 2020

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:

  • Four Storytelling Techniques to Bring Your Data to Life
    By Nancy Duarte (@nancyduarte via @mitsmr), MIT Sloan Management Review

    Get 4 storytelling techniques that leaders can leverage to help their team and employees understand the problem that the data reveals and the opportunities it presents.

    If it’s your role to communicate data insights and persuade people to change their behavior, you’ll have more influence and promote better decision-making if you emphasize the people behind the numbers. In a story, we root for the hero as he or she maneuvers through roadblocks. To use data to steer your organization in the right direction, you need to tap into the human tale your data can tell...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 12 Methods to Fix Communication Problems, Building Trust in Leaders, Develop Vision Before Strategy, Expose the Problem, Open Your Organization to Honest Conversations

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Feb 14, 2020

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:

  • 12 Methods To Identify And Fix Communication Problems Within A Team
    By Expert Panel, Forbes Agency Council (@Forbes_Agency via @Forbes), Forbes

    Get 12 methods leaders and managers can implement to make for better team communication.

    The best teams operate like well-oiled machines. However, for these teams to perform their functions properly, they need to communicate effectively. A lack of clear communication can lead to missed deadlines, frustrated clientele and cost overruns...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Getting Buy-In for a Comms Audit, Evolving Role of a Chief Peoples Officer, Leadership Tips & Insights, 3 Ways to Strengthen Your Leadership, Secret to Engaging Employees

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Feb 07, 2020

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:

  • 7 Steps to Getting Leaders’ Buy-In on a Comms Audit
    By Katrina Gill via Ragan Communications (@RaganComms)

    If you’re like many communicators, you’d like to do a communication audit – here are the steps to persuade senior leaders to pull the trigger.

    The big bosses who dole out money for projects need more than your say-so. Come armed with hard data and a solid business case, enlist a strategic ally, and be judicious about your timing...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 4 Steps to Clarifying Leadership Intent, Creating Solutions-Focused Employees, 10 Internal Comms Lessons, Rewarding High Performance, Asking Questions

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Jan 31, 2020

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:

  • Does Your Team Know What You Want? Clarify Your Intent with These 4 Steps
    By Randy Conley (@RandyConley), Leading with Trust

    Find out what 'leadership intent' is, its 4 characteristics and how it can help you empower your employees.

    The turning of the calendar page from one year to the next is an opportunity to start the new year with a clear and focused plan for your team or organization. Yet, if you’re like many leaders, you not only find it hard to establish a clear strategy for the year, you find it difficult to keep all your team members aligned and moving forward to achieve the goals...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 6 Ways to Enhance Innovation, 4 Questions for Transformative Leaders, Get Better Results in 2020, 6 Warning Signs for Internal Comms Audit, Engaging Virtual Teams

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Jan 24, 2020

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:

  • 6 Ways to Enhance Innovation Through Internal Communication
    By Alejandro Formanchuk (@formanchuk via @InstituteForPR), Institute for Public Relations

    Here are six concrete actions that internal communicators can propose to enhance innovation.

    Most organizations want to enhance innovation; to achieve this goal they invest resources in new methodologies, technologies, training, physical spaces, and furniture. This is great… However, they often forget that they also need to invest in internal communication. This oversight can be very expensive because it is very difficult—if not impossible—to develop innovative ideas and practices within an organization without a good internal communication strategy...”
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