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September 13, 2019

Weekly Round-Up: 5 Missteps in Crisis Comms, 5 Rules for Navigating Challenges, 6 Speaking Fast Starts, Leadership Tips & Insights, 10 Toxic Behavoirs


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...”
  • 5 Fast Rules for Leaders Navigating Challenges
    By John Maxwell (@JohnCMaxwell)

    When things go awry and change comes at us, here are 5 rules to help effectively navigate challenges.

    “I’ve been saying it for a while now, but the connected world is moving faster than ever. The speed of relationships, business, communication, and information continues to accelerate as we struggle to keep up...”

    Read more >> 
  • Speaking: The Art of the Fast Start
    By Mark Sanborn (@Mark_Sanborn)

    Your opening lines are critical to engaging people to listen and keep listening. Here are 6 fast starts.

    Whenever you stand in front of an audience, you can count on one thing: they want to quickly determine if you are worth listening to. And to prove that you have something to say, you must break their preoccupation and immediately demonstrate the value of what you’re going to say...”
  • September 2019 Leadership Development Carnival
    Via Lead Change Group (@leadchangegroup)

    Get insights and tips from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more.

    Welcome to the September Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more…”

  • The Top 10 Toxic Behaviors of Lousy Leaders
    By Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak), Leadership Freak

    Elevate your leadership effectiveness today by immediately stopping these 10 toxic behaviors.

    “#1. Neglecting relationships. A short conversation about someone’s family while getting coffee isn’t a waste of time. If you want great results, build strong relationships...”
    Read more >> 

What were some of the top leadership and communication articles you read this week?

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