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Weekly Round-Up: Overcome Vaccine Avoidance, Companies Transforming Work, Transgender CEO Thoughts on Inclusivity, 5 Behaviors of Unethical Leadership, Leadership Insights from 30 Leaders

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Jul 09, 2021

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:

  • Effective Communication Can Overcome Vaccine Avoidance
    By Bill Novelli (@Bill_D_Novelli via @PRNews), PRNews

    Bill Novelli, professor at Georgetown University and former CEO of AARP, details the challenges to increasing vaccination rates along with tips to increase effectiveness.

    At the start of coronavirus, poor resource allocation and coordination contributed to widespread infections and unnecessary deaths. One victim was my college roommate, who died when NYC was the epicenter of America's outbreak...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Inclusive Workplaces for LGBTQ Employees, Why SAP is Embracing Flexible Work, 27 Quotes to Inspire You, Why Poor Leadership Causes Turnover, Leadership Insights & Tips

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Jun 11, 2021

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:

  • Creating Inclusive Workplaces for LGBTQ Employees
    By The Together Forward @Work Task Force via SHRM (@SHRM)

    Get resources and guidance to assist your company in helping this community navigate the workplace.

    Promoting diversity and inclusion within an organization has become essential not only to employers, but also to their employees, customers and clients. While there has been a lot of focus on being inclusive of women and people of color, employers and their HR professionals are also increasing their efforts to build workplaces that incorporate the LGBTQ community...”
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Weekly Round-Up: CEO Mission Statements & Speaking Out, How Comms Can Help AAPI Heritage Education, Question Assumptions for Better Leadership, Appreciation for Remote Workers

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, May 28, 2021

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:

  • Why Every CEO Should Have A Personal Mission Statement
    By Melody Wilding (@MelodyWilding via @ChiefExecGrp), Chief Executive

    Do you have a personal mission statement? Get a number of benefits of having one and guidance on how to create your own along with a few templates to get you started.

    Much like a corporate mission statement, a thoughtful, well-written personal mission statement becomes your individual definition of success—and the compass that navigates you toward your deepest motivations...”
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Weekly Round-Up: What HR Needs to Know About Vaccine Passports, 3 Signs of Great Management Skills, Leadership Insights, Tips & Strategies

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, May 07, 2021

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:

  • 4 Innovative Strategies to Grow Your Leadership
    By Terri Klass (@TerriKlass)

    Get 4 strategies to take your leadership forward along with tips on how to put some accountability and timelines around your goals to ensure you reach them.

    The big topic of conversation for many leaders I speak with is the next step in their pandemic journey. No one knows for sure how we will maneuver forward but key is taking some type of action. I can almost feel the earth moving and beckoning leaders to put one foot in front of the other and try something new. No matter the organization nor the environment, there are a slew of heavy duty questions being posed frequently:...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 7 Steps for CEOs After George Floyd Verdict, the Power of Inclusive Managers, the Future Workplace, Remote Employee Engagement, 20 Productivity Apps

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Apr 23, 2021

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 for Business Leaders to Take After the George Floyd Case
    By Jen Colletta (@JenColletta via @HRExecMag), Human Resource Executive

    Diversity expert Dee C. Marshall, CEO of Diverse & Engaged, provides 7 immediate actions CEOs should take following the George Floyd verdict.

    As the world continues to react to the guilty verdicts in the George Floyd murder case, employers are working to provide support to their workforces, particularly employees of color, while considering how to use this moment to move the ball forward on equality...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Get Women into Senior Comms Roles, Defeat Unconscious Bias, Handle Team Conflicts, Leadership Tips & Insights, 7 Mindset Shifts for HR Leaders

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Apr 09, 2021

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 to Get More Women in Senior Communication Jobs
    By Azurée Montoute-Lewis via PR News (@PRNews)

    About 67% of PR pros are women, yet representation at the CEO level is only 22%. Here's how to get more women in senior communication roles.

    Representation of women in senior leadership is imperative to a company’s success. As such, the disparity between women in PR and women in leading PR roles needs attention. What can we do? First, organizations need to take a more proactive approach to managing talent pipelines. Removing bias from performance management, promotion and succession-planning processes is a start...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 3 Communication Mistakes, Workers Want Flexibility, Communication in the Age of COVID, CHRO Q&A, 3 Steps for Reskilling Leaders

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Mar 26, 2021

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:

  • Want Better Influence at Work? Avoid These Communication Mistakes
    By Karin Hurt and David Dye (@LetsGrowLeaders and @davidmdye), Let's Grow Leaders

    Help your ideas gain traction at work by being mindful of these 3 categories of words that sabotage your influence and what to say instead.

    When it comes to having better influence at work, words matter. Of course, WHAT you say will instantly influence your credibility and impact. But, what’s REALLY tragic is to see well-intentioned leaders with great ideas getting talked over or ignored, because of HOW they contribute. Subtle word choice makes all the difference...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 3 Ways to Enhance Decision-Making, Empowering Female Leaders, Resolving Disagreements, Required Reading for Leaders, 3 CEOs Discuss the Future of Work

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Mar 12, 2021

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 3 Kinds of Intuition You Need to Make Tough Decisions
    By Mark C. Crowley (@MarkCCrowley via @FastCompany), Fast Company

    Author and speaker, Mark C. Crowley, breaks down how to enhance the success of all your future decision-making, along with how to prevent you from making choices you end up regretting.

    Thanks to Malcolm Gladwell and Nobel Prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman, we’ve all been sternly warned about the risks of employing intuition when making important decisions. In his book Blink, Gladwell asserts that while our unconscious thinking is “a powerful force, it also can be thrown off, distracted or disabled.” And in his classic, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman stresses that gut instincts can fail us when we unwittingly apply familiar patterns of experience to unrelated circumstances or situations...”
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Weekly Round-Up: 3 HR Trends, How Comms Can Facilitate DE&I, Leadership Tips & Insights, Transform Leadership with Neuroscience, 5 Fun Ideas for Virtual Meetings

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Feb 12, 2021

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts I've seen over the past couple weeks. Given the current state of business today and how much has changed because of COVID-19 and calls for racial justice, I'm continuing 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 these challenges with their teams. 

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

  • The New Workplace: How 2020 Changed HR Forever
    By Tara Ataya via Human Resource Executive (@HRExecMag)

    Hootsuite's chief people and diversity officer lays out 3 trends that have become critical to the HR function.

    We’re living through a redefining era for leaders across all business functions, and HR is no exception. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to shift our understanding of “normal.” and we’re in the midst of a movement toward social justice not seen for a generation...”
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Weekly Round-Up: Top 5 Leadership Lessons from 2020, Characteristics of High-Performing & Successful Teams, 7 Things to Stop Doing in 2021, A Highly Desired Leadership Trait

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Jan 22, 2021

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts I've seen over the past couple weeks. Given the current state of business today and how much has changed because of COVID-19 and calls for racial justice, I'm continuing 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 these challenges with their teams. 

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

  • Communication and Courage: The Top 5 Corporate Leadership Lessons from 2020
    By Katherine Thompson via Fortune Magazine (@FortuneMagazine)

    Business transformation and organizational change management expert, Katherine Thompson, provides her top 5 corporate leadership lessons she learned in 2020.

    Even as the world ramped up to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, corporate leaders would find other insurmountable challenges waiting in the wings—such as an economic downturn, racial unrest, and one of the most important elections of our time...”
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