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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

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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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Weekly Round-Up: Advice for Building Trust, 8 Tips for Leveraging Your Relationships, 6 Trends Impacting Leadership, How to Create & Innovate, Showing Your Team You Care

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jan 17, 2020

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  • Do People Trust You? Advice for Building Trust and Inspiring Confidence
    By John R. Stoker (@JohnRStoker via @SmartBrief), SmartBrief

    Get 9 tips to help you assess your trustworthiness and to increase the confidence people have in you.

    No matter where the trust in any relationship begins, what we know for sure is that it doesn’t take much negative behavior to diminish the trust that people have in you. Here are a few tips to help you assess your trustworthiness and to increase the confidence people have in you...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Vibrant Culture Leader Qualities, 2020 Predictions for Leaders, Maximizing Productivity, Leadership Tips & Insights, Crippling Company Cultures

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jan 10, 2020

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

  • Key Qualities of a Vibrant Culture Leader
    By Colin D. Ellis (@colindellis via @greatleadership), Great Leadership

    At the heart of every successful business you’ll find vibrant culture leaders. Get 3 ways to get started becoming a vibrant culture leader.

    People who are true leaders stand out. Others want to be around them because they know they’re worth following. But what qualities do these leaders have that make them exude such strength of character, while other supposed leaders fall short?...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Comms Lessons from Christmas, 10 Truths About Employee Commitment, Best Leadership Insights of 2019, How the Best Leaders Invest in Themselves, 9 Employee Retention Strategies

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Dec 20, 2019

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  • Timeless Communication Lessons from Christmas Movies
    By Dave Wraith (@dave_wraith via @RaganComms), Ragan Communications

    Use these lessons from Christmas movies to alter your perspective, strengthen your approach and fuel your communication strategies for the new year.

    Christmas movies are often little more than nostalgic background noise during the holiday season, but many festive favorites conceal unexpected pearls of wisdom for communicators...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 5 Steps to a Crisis Comms Plan, 3 Ways to Boost Leadership Effectiveness, How to Energize Your Town Hall, 3 Steps to Tap the Power of Storytelling, Leadership Humility

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Dec 13, 2019

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

  • 5 Steps to a Crisis Communication Plan
    By Charlotte Clay (@charlottecclay via @SmartBrief), SmartBrief

    Follow these 5 essential steps to prepare your organization for a worst-case scenario.

    The stakes are higher than ever for today’s modern crisis communicator. Cybersecurity attacks are on the rise and information is shared globally in an instant. Social media amplifies the coverage and scrutiny of a crisis, and a scandal that might have lost momentum in the traditional news cycle can easily reach viral proportions online...”
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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

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 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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