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July 28, 2017

Weekly Round-Up: Forgotten Opportunity for Business Leaders, Hourly Workers, Why Women Aren’t CEOs, PR Crisis War Room, & Summer Reads


Welcome to my weekly round-up of recent top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.

This week you’ll read articles on where business should spend more of their time (but don’t), 3 steps to building engagement with your hourly workers, why women aren’t CEOs according to women who almost were, what really happens inside a PR crisis war room, and recommended summer books for leaders. These articles will provide you with tips, strategies and thought-starters from many of the smart folks in my network. So whether you’re a new leader or an industry veteran there’ll be something here for you.

  • 3 Steps to Building Engagement Among Your Hourly Workers
    By Rob Seay (@TLNT_com), TLNT

    “It’s time to stop taking the hourly employee for granted. Despite the fact that hourly employees are nearly 60% of the US workforce, leaders have a tendency to discount them when formulating their employee engagement strategies…” 
  • What Really Happens Inside a PR Crisis War Room
    By Karen Wickre (@kvox via @WIRED), Wired

    “There’s no shortage of corporate drama. Our news feeds have been clogged with an endless parade of companies unraveling before our eyes. Just a few examples: Uber, Tesla, that notorious Pepsi ad, United Airlines, and a string of corporate security breaches...”

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

—David Grossman

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