In this blog, we explore what it takes to engage, inspire and connect whether you are building a personal or organizational brand. Join us in this ongoing conversation about creating effective leadership communications with strategies and tactics that foster understanding and motivate people to act.
The secret to grabbing media attention is the same as reaching any audience: respect for their world and knowing and delivering what they value most. Here are some tips to pitch like a pro.
The secret to successful networking is not the initial meeting but the follow-up. Read more to find out how you connect more effectively.
Having a great product or service isn’t always enough. There also has to be a reason to do it now. Here are some ways to become a “must have” today.
Businesses are jumping on the storytelling bandwagon and so many aren’t doing it well. Here are some ways to use storytelling to captivate your stakeholders.
Building a powerful brand is so much more than about advertising and social media. This blog offers practical tips to make your brand amazing.
If your stakeholders are asking: "Why should I believe you?", you have lost their trust if you ever had it. Trust is the foundation of business relationships. Find out how you can build trust with those most important to you.
When the chips are down, people want to help but they don't know how. Taking cues from SMART strategic planning, this blog post offers some practical advice on how to deliver SMART support to colleagues and others facing personal or professional crises.
Thought leadership can increase your visibility and build your credibility in the marketplace. But here's the rub: to be a thought leader, you have to have thoughts that matters. Find out the seven things you need to do to establish yourself and your company as a thought leader.
The communications patterns we learn from our families, and later interactions at school or university, on sports teams, at our first job, and from mass media, shape the way we see and react to the world. It’s within our families or our grade-school interactions that we develop patterns of communication that drive how we connect or don't with others. Understanding these patterns can prevent communications crashes.
The truth has always been elusive, And, now, in the age of social media, algorithms expose us only to information and beliefs that conform to and reinforce our own beliefs. Alternative facts masquerade as reality. The truth is even harder to discern. In our work and home lives, we must make the effort to actively seek the truth and protect it as a valuable business and national resource.