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August 3, 2018

Weekly Round-Up: Ethical Leadership Matters, Communicating vs. Communications, Inclusive Environments for LGBTQ Employees, Benefits of Empathic Leadership, & Internal Comms During Mergers


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

  • Five Reasons Why Being An Ethical Leader Matters
    By Terri Klass (@TerriKlass)

    “During a conversation this past week with a sales rep, the importance of following ethical practices came up. It has become very difficult in many industries to have face-to-face time with the real decision makers, which is causing sales people to be in a quandary. Many are wondering what the fine line is between “creative selling” and simply being unethical...”
  • How To Create An Inclusive Environment For LGBTQ Employees
    By Janice Gassam (@DrJaniceGassam via @Forbes), Forbes

    “The average full-time American works 47 hours per week, with approximately 90,000 hours of an individual’s life spent at work. With such a huge portion of our lives dedicated to our jobs, it is of ever-increasing importance that work is a place where we feel comfortable. Estimates indicate that approximately 46% of LGBTQ employees have not disclosed their LGBTQ identity to their employers...”
  • 3 Powerful Benefits That Come From Empathy In Leadership
    By Tanveer Naseer (@TanveerNaseer)

    “Whether it’s remarks from business leaders shared online or during a conference call, or the conduct and behaviour of various world leaders, it seems like we’re starting to lose sight for just how important empathy in leadership is, both in terms of the kind of leader we want to be and in terms of the deleterious impact a lack of empathy can have on our organization and country…”

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

—David Grossman

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