David Grossman 

178 Flips | 2 Magazines | 6 Likes | 1 Follower | @DGrossmanAPR | I share my insights and high-level tips from research, consulting, and experience on leadership effectiveness, internal communications, employee engagement, and a variety of other topics on the minds of leaders and communicators. You can find my blog at www.yourthoughtpartner.com/blog and my latest award-winning business book at http://bit.ly/NoCapeNeeded.

Weekly Round-Up: Investing in Your Sweet Spots, Boosting Your Leadership, Gain Your Footing Back, Effective Performance Management, & Coaching the Uncoachable Employee

This week's round-up features recent articles on employee coaching, leadership insights and tips, and more.

Someone to Know: Q&A with Unum Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer Jim Sabourin

<b>You might know him as the past Chairman of the PRSA Corporate Communications Section… Next up in our series is Jim Sabourin, senior vice president</b> …

Career Advice from Senior Leaders: First Up is Jennifer Leemann, Vice President, Internal Communications at Tapestry

It’s graduation season again – one of my favorite times of year. Not just because I get to see family and friends’ children take the next step in …

Weekly Round-Up: Improve Communications in Virtual Teams, Be a More Influential Leader, How to Avoid Arrogant Leadership, Making Meaningful Change, & Fantastic Company Culture Hacks

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. • Five Ways to Improve Communication in Virtual …

Leaders and Communicators: We Often Get in our Own Way

It’s a habit that’s easy to fall into – focusing on a communication opportunity from a tactical perspective. The thought process is more about what …

New eBook: 7 Critical Traits for Building Trust in Companies

Trust Everywhere is Eroding Several recent surveys show a serious decline in the trust key stakeholders have in organizations. Earlier this year, a …

Weekly Round-Up: 5 Leadership Storytelling Quotes, 7 Great Leadership Signs, Executive Visits, 6 Tips for Graduates (or Anyone), & Successful Multi-Cultural Teams

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. • 5 Quotes That Teach You Everything You Need To …

Someone to Know: Words of Wisdom from John Novick, Intermediate and Middle School Head, Francis W. Parker School

<b>With graduation season upon us, many are sharing words of wisdom to grads as they transition to their next chapter. Few thoughts have resonated more</b> …

4 Steps to Communicate in a Crisis Situation

Every company, no matter the industry, deals with difficult problems and issues each day. Starbucks’ issue of racial profiling in one of their …

Weekly Round-Up: 35 Inspiring Leadership Quotes, Leading Change, Preparing Leaders of Remote Work Teams, Empathetic Leadership, & 4 Ways to Make Every Day Better

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. • Quotes To Inspire Leaders <br>By Eric Jacobson …

Communication is Job #1 for Your Organization’s Success

There’s clearly no shortage of strategies for helping your organization grow and succeed today – innovation, transformation, strategy models, …

How to Make Your Organization Smarter: A Conversation with Renowned Business Leadership Consultant Liz Wiseman

<b></b>While we read and consult a number of business leadership books to help our clients, one book recently stood out for its compelling research and …

Weekly Round-Up: 25 Leadership Life Experiences, Times of Change, 3 Things Companies Must Master, 3 Virtual Team Strategies, & Leaders Take Employee Engagement Personally

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. • 25 Life Experiences that Require Strong …

Someone to Know: Q&A with Mars Wrigley Confectionery Senior Director of Strategic Business Communications Kristen Campos

<b>Kristen Campos, Senior Director of Strategic Business Communications for Mars Wrigley Confectionery, has an undeniable superpower: she’s a master at</b> …

Weekly Round-Up: Preventing Stubborn Leadership, Develop Your Team's Problem-Solving, Better Bosses, Rethinking Learning at Work, & Helping CEOs Navigate Business

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.• Stubbornness is Never a Good Leadership Trait or …

Someone to Know: Q&A with Alyeska Pipeline Director of Human Resources Fred Millen

<b>Fred Millen, Director of Human Resources at Alyeska Pipeline is an HR guru who specializes in workforce planning, employee development succession</b> …

Top 11 Attributes of Leaders Who Excel at Communication and How We Define Them

We’re often asked what qualities the most effective leaders have when it comes to communicating effectively. Through our quantitative research of …

The One Thing to Try in the Face of Any Challenge

<i>My daughter, Noa, on her terms.</i>I recently had a parent-teacher conference about my youngest daughter, Noa, with her kindergarten teacher who’s a rock …

Someone to Know: Q&A with Hitachi Vantara Senior Internal Communications Manager Brad Whitworth

<b>If you’ve been part of our Thanksgiving tradition - Grandma Elsie’s Pumpkin Chiffon Pie - and other famous recipes, then you might already know a</b> …

How One Innovative Communications Tool Turned Communications Inside Tenneco’s Manufacturing Plants into World-Class

I’m one of those people who likes to always have a game plan. I guess it stems from a desire to know where I’m headed and how I’m going to get there …

Weekly Round-Up: Nike’s Toxic Workplace, Preventing Organizational Arson, How Leaders Create a Toxic Culture, Make Your Employer Brand Fly, & Fixing Poor Engagement

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. • How Nike’s Toxic Workplace Hurt Its Bottom Line …

Change vs. Churn? The Difference is Effective Leadership Communication – Guest Blogger, Microsoft's Rob Ford

Change is good. It is common wisdom today that we all need to embrace it. Yet too much of what goes on in organizations today isn’t really about …

Updated Free eBook – The Leader Differential: 5 Steps to Thrive; an Internal Communications Primer for Leaders

<b>The Leader Differential: 5 Steps to Thrive; an Internal Communications Primer for Leaders</b> has remained one of our more popular eBooks over the years. …

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Vacation? Leave your email at the office

(MoneyWatch) <b>COMMENTARY</b> Vacation is a stressful time of year -- despite the break you're about to get from the office, you're probably stressed about …