Posts:November 2015, Writing
Maybe We Need to Call It ThanksShowing?
I was on a flight earlier this week and watched a man give up his seat in first class to a mother with her infant. As he graciously joined the rest of us back in coach, he probably noticed, like I did, the many passengers flipping through magazines with big turkeys on their covers heralding […]
7 Lessons for Effective Leadership
As Seen In…World Economic Forum Agenda Blog “Please, pray for me”. With those words, Pope Francis closes every speech and sermon he gives. This is a powerful acknowledgement of one’s own imperfections from the leader who came second only to Nelson Mandela in the Forum’s recent Global Shapers Annual Survey, which asked the community which leaders they […]
VIDEO: A look ahead from Capstrat’s future CEO
As Seen In…Capstrat.com This week marks a change at Capstrat. On Tuesday, we announced new roles for our founder Ken Eudy (Chairman) and me (CEO/President), effective January 1. This transition, planned over time to ensure continuity in our leadership, is a significant change for our agency.
Building Your Change GPS with Data You Already Have
Change has changed: a cliché but it’s true. Organizations are operating more fluidly using informal networks. This new behavior coupled with today’s pace and complexity of change means that companies need a data-driven approach to leading change. To understand this let’s take a look at how change management has evolved.
Celebrating the Success of Ketchum’s Partner Room to Read
Room to Read set a bold goal fifteen years ago, at its inception, to reach 10 million children with its literacy and girls’ education programs by 2020. Ketchum CEO, Rob Flaherty and his wife Tammy joined the Room to Read founders and several donors at a ceremony outside Siem Reap, Cambodia to celebrate this major […]
#BlogHerFood 2015 Conference: The Power of the Food Influencer
Last weekend, I attended the seventh annual BlogHer Food Conference in Chicago, which hosted over 600 attendees including bloggers and brands. BlogHer (bought by SheKnows Media in 2014), began as a conference in 2005 bringing together US women engaging on social media to create a sense of community. Today, it is the world’s largest conference […]