The #PRStudChat Community Joins Together for “Ethics – The Heart of Leadership” Twitter Discussion on September 13th

Deirdre Breakenridge

Our community of PR students, educators and pros will join together for a dynamic Twitter chat on “Ethics – The Heart of Leadership.” ” We welcome as our special guest and co-moderator, Kirk Hazlett , APR, Fellow PRSA, who will lead the community conversation on the values and fundamental beliefs that guide our behaviors and decision-making process. PRStudChat Ethical Conduct Kirk Hazlett Leadership PRSA Ethics Months public relations

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Leadership Beyond Your Job Title

Deirdre Breakenridge

A Guest Post by Corina Manea, Chief Community Officer, Spin Sucks & Founder of NutsPR. We expect leadership from the ones on the high end of our organizations. I am going to show you how you too can develop leadership skills and behavior, even if you don’t have a corner office just yet. The first step in learning leadership skills is a very basic one: Be on those social media channels where the experts are. Leadership is More Than a Job Title.


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When approaching DE&I, lean on your communities

PR Daily

McRell says the data has been strong, with “2X” the rate of engagement in D&I community groups, as well as new groups forming to work on racial justice workstreams. Without leadership buy-in, there’s no real chance of progress on DE&I initiatives.

Networking helps—but building a PR community is even better

PR Daily

Under Vanessa’s encouraging and supportive leadership, I found inspiration and camaraderie among the many talented professionals in the PRSA-SV community. The post Networking helps—but building a PR community is even better appeared first on PR Daily.

#PRStudChat Gathers on June 13th to Learn Leadership Skills

Deirdre Breakenridge

It’s never too early to learn about and start to hone leadership skills. That’s because leadership isn’t about having the big title, office, and salary, but about the ability to influence others to achieve organizational goals. Our community will also learn the importance of observing the leaders in an organization (regardless of their titles). Some of the topics/questions Ken and the #PRStudChat community will answer include: 1.

How to turn virtual teams into real communities

PR Daily

While many of these changes have been positive, one challenge that we see with many of our coaching clients has to do with their internal cultures The feeling of belonging to a community and a “team” is dwindling. The importance of community.

Why businesses should focus on community during (and after) COVID-19

PR Daily

As the globe is told to stay inside for the safety of themselves and their community, the giving and gifting economy has replaced traditional exchanges. This question belies a more fundamental reality: the need for community. What community means. Community’s value.

How to build community during the current global pandemic

PR Daily

This means considering the mental and physical health of their teams, their safety, the economic health and safety of their communities and the survival of the cities they live in. Engage your professional community. Empower your team to support the community.

ESPN staff competes to bring kindness to communities

PR Daily

The initiative celebrated the company’s past and future, all while reaching its collective goal of community service. RELATED: Join Ragan's Communications Leadership Council, exclusively for leaders in employee and internal communications ].

Diego Pineda on Why you Need Thought Leadership vs. Content Marketing

Flack's Revenge

It was a story on Medium by Solo Thought Leader author Diego Pineda called Content Marketing is Dying; Here’s why you need to Develop Thought Leadership Instead. And why just focus on thought leadership, you can do both, right?” I saw a piece of content that drew me in recently.

Domain Authority, Trust, and Thought Leadership

The Proactive Report

Figure out a content strategy that will build trust and thought leadership. Build a community online and nurture that group with relevant content that builds trust and loyalty. Listen to your community. Always be open to the concerns of your community.

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It takes a community to drive change - Socially Mobile launches to candidates

Stephen Waddington

A thank you letter to the PRCA and the Socially Mobile community. The importance of humanity and community are two important lessons for me following the COVID-19 crisis. The PRCA has provided much needed industry leadership and support.

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#TipForTuesday – What is Leadership?

HMA Public Relations

The post #TipForTuesday – What is Leadership? Featured Tip for Tuesday change Community fairness forgiveness Jewish Rosh Hashana TeamworkToday’s #TipForTuesday is particularly interesting for me as it also coincides with Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year and the beginning of the Jewish High Holidays. […]. appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

Celebrating the PR Profession’s LGBTQ Community


Galloway, a Gold Anvil recipient who served as president and CEO of PRSA in 2004, shared some of his thoughts about the LGBTQ community and how the work of PR professionals is crucial for promoting and preserving diversity and inclusion. Thought Leadership LGBTQ Pride Month

Is kind leadership an oxymoron?

PR in High Definition

Why isn’t kindness desirable in the leadership community? It’s clear to see why the default path for leadership is often being as cut-throat with your employees as you are with your competitors, but it’s not the only way to be. The post Is kind leadership an oxymoron?

How the Ragan community is adapting to working from home

PR Daily

Last Tuesday, members of the Ragan online community took to Twitter to share how they’ve been adjusting to WFH life—including their top productivity tips, must-haves for a comfy space and ways to reduce stress and anxiety.

Hertz responds to viral customer complaint, how PR pros report metrics to leadership, and Hulu pulls Astroworld documentary after backlash

PR Daily

The spot about a young girl who collects used books from her community to restock a local bookstore that is ravaged by a fire shines a light on Toyota’s work alongside its longstanding nonprofit partner the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL).

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5 tips for building strong social media communities during difficult times

PR Daily

During these difficult times, more people are appreciating the value of real community, not just the number of likes on a post. To build stronger social media communities, try these five tips: 1. Your efforts can go a long way toward building a loyal community.

How Trinity Health’s ‘It Starts Here’ campaign is boosting vaccine awareness in underserved communities

PR Daily

Hospitals and health care institutions have a crucial role to play in this struggle to get as many shots into arms as possible, though misinformation, skepticism, mistrust and inequalities remain major barriers to overcome—especially in communities of color.

Five Observations Gained from Starting an Online Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In October of last year, I launched an online community called Agree, Disagree, or Qualify. Building an online community doesn’t happen overnight. Discussion builds communities. The community builds upon itself by testing claims and commenting on those claims. The more discourse that takes place, the more others engage and the larger the community becomes. Communities co-create their own culture. Photo: Provided by ADQ Community.

Join the #PRStudChat Community for a State of Healthcare Communications Twitter Chat on February 17th

Deirdre Breakenridge

ET, the #PRStudChat community will participate in a Twitter chat discussion focused the state of healthcare communications. Dana Lewis created and moderates #hcsm, the international healthcare & social media community on Twitter that meets Sunday nights at 8pm CT. She works with colleges to teach students how to integrate social media and business to achieve communication, sales, and leadership success. On Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 8:30 p.m.

Brands Must Show They Understand and Respect the LGBTQ Community, PRSA Webinar Panelists Say


Featuring some of the country’s leading LGBTQ communications professionals, the event covered how PR practitioners can engage with and support the LGBTQ community. It is not enough to just speak up for one marginalized community on one topic,” he said. “We

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses Digital Media and AI on October 25th

Deirdre Breakenridge

ET the #PRStudChat community will gather for a Twitter chat focused on Digital Media and AI. Here are several of the topics/questions Martin and the #PRStudChat community will answer on the 25th. Why not build a community to help students across the country, and even the globe, learn from the experience and perspective of industry professionals … A community where everyone can learn and grow together. Leadership PR 2.0

Facebook increases opportunity for commerce and community

PR Daily

Here’s how Facebook director of product management Mary Ku describes Marketplace: [it’s] a convenient destination to discover, buy and sell items with people in your community. RELATED: Learn to find your leader's real voice at the 2016 Leadership and Executive Communications Conference. Facebook has introduced a new product called Marketplace—and it is set to compete with the likes of Craigslist and eBay.

Monday Roundup: Building Thought Leadership

Waxing UnLyrical

Building thought leadership is one of the primary reasons companies engage in PR, so that’s our editorial theme this month (in case you hadn’t noticed). Btw, that photo was taken at a thought leadership panel discussion I participated in a few months ago, co-hosted by WWPR , ColorComm , and Johns Hopkins , all organizations I’m involved with in some capacity or other. So, how do you start building thought leadership in your organization?

Discord and Reddit grapple with ‘WallStreetBets’ communities, Activision Blizzard defends DE&I hiring initiatives, and Twitter rebrands to embrace ‘real’ conversations

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Discord and Reddit address ‘WallStreetBets’ community. The surge is thanks to individual investors putting a “short squeeze” on the stock in a concentrated campaign organized through the r/WallStreetBets community on Reddit and the group’s Discord server.

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Thousands of brands’ ads found on sites with COVID-19 misinformation, Facebook labels UK climate change posts, and job listing language leads to museum’s leadership change

PR Daily

We are ashamed of Newfields’ leadership and of ourselves. We have ignored, excluded, and disappointed members of our community and staff. As we guide the organization through this crucial process, we will listen to and partner with members of the community.

How the Ragan community is boosting culture and morale among their workforces

PR Daily

Last Tuesday, members of the Ragan community virtually came together to discuss how they’re maintaining both culture and morale as they and their workforces shelter in place. On a local level, our leadership holds a virtual town hall every Monday afternoon to provide insights & updates.

Learning from Volkswagen: 4 crisis leadership lessons

PR Daily

Continued verbalization of regret, empathy, sympathy and even embarrassment is a crucial factor in rebuilding trust with consumers, journalists and stakeholder communities over the long term. “. Promptly ask for help and counsel from victims, government, the community of origin, independent observers and even from your opponents,” he advises. Nearly half (44 percent) of all businesses have experienced a crisis in the past year, according to a Burson-Marsteller survey.

The Communications Leadership Council is earning high praise

PR Daily

See what top communicators at Microsoft and Amazon are saying about this elite professional community. Ragan’s Communications Leadership Council is the premier resource for senior corporate communicators looking to train their team, network with peers, and access industry research. As a director-level or above communicator, you’ll enjoy the following membership benefits: · Two all-expenses paid leadership retreats each year. ·

How Socially Responsible Communications Maintain Your Community Cool

Waxing UnLyrical

Another great resource or ally can come from working with a trusted research firm that can help you “uncover the hidden patterns of understanding that undermine citizen action,” as the Topos Partnership has done for a variety of communities in at least seven different sectors. Their new face now portrays a friendly, vibrant, community-focused advocate for the common good. Twitter Google+ LinkedIn How Socially Responsible Communications Maintain Your Community Cool.

Amid multiple crises, a California utility overhauls its leadership team

PR Daily

That strategy is hardly novel: When a company hits rock bottom, a leadership change can demonstrate new practices and priorities. We have heard the calls for change and have taken action today to ensure that PG&E has the right leadership to bring about real and dynamic change that reinforces our commitment to safety, continuous improvement and operational excellence,” the board said in a news release. “We Still, the leadership change was an essential move for the utility.

Uber pledges to double Black leadership, Kroger releases COVID-19 comms ‘blueprint,’ and Trader Joe’s addresses ‘racist packaging’

PR Daily

Home Depot announced that it’s requiring all customers to wear masks in its United States locations, starting July 22: To help protect our associates, customers and communities, we’re taking an important step and requiring customers to wear masks in all U.S. CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD.

6 Leadership Lessons from 6 Women Leaders


Although more and more women are taking leadership positions ( the number of female CEOs is increasing ), the majority of business leaders tend to be male (the top 27 highest paid CEOs in Minnesota are all men, for example). That's one reason why I jumped at the opportunity to attend the annual leadership conference of TeamWomenMN, a group founded by former basketball coach Pam Borton and Minnesota attorney Linda Hopkins to encourage and support women in reaching their full potential.

B2B Marketing Underestimates Effects of Thought Leadership on Sales, Study Finds

Sword and the Script

Marketing may be underestimating the impact of thought leadership on sales, according to a comprehensive study published in June 2017 by Edelman and LinkedIn. While marketers typically associate thought leadership with the awareness stage of the buyer’s journey, the survey shows the influence lasts through sales closure and perhaps beyond. The findings included the following: Thought leadership earns attention. Thought leadership builds trust.

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Relationship Advice: Your Nonprofit Organization and Building Community Organization Partnerships

Waxing UnLyrical

To encourage social responsibility, create a culture of giving back to the larger community. Encourage human resources to create policy for volunteering that will not harm employees’ performance reviews when they take time off to give back to the community. Plan ahead and implement social activities, events and community outreach. You need to find the middle ground between what the larger community and stakeholders want to see and what your employees can take on.

Uber’s chief: ‘I need leadership help’

PR Daily

In it, he admitted he needs help with leadership, and said he must “grow up”: By now I’m sure you’ve seen the video where I treated an Uber driver disrespectfully. This is the first time I’ve been willing to admit that I need leadership help and I intend to get it. I want to profoundly apologize to Fawzi, as well as the driver and rider community, and to the Uber team. Has Uber’s PR nightmare reached its apex?

3 ways to build more enthusiastic online communities

PR Daily

That’s the goal of community building. Community building with your customers dramatically shapes the work of the entire company, from the conferences your CEO attends to the new feature your team will build next. Community building allows you to delight customers and attract prospective customers. Building a strong community means you go beyond preaching your product gospel. Communities enter the daily lives of your customers and users.

Power in Community: Get Public Relations Results through Strategic Alliances

Solo PR Pro

For these organizations, seeking strategic alliances serves their goal of making their communities better places to live and work. While that’s lovely and altruistic, it’s also good for business because they know that their needs – access to a robust workforce and customer base – are best served in a thriving community. One successful tactic has been to host fundraising events for community partners in their office space. Expand Thought Leadership.

The four Ps of public relations leadership

PR Conversations

The chair of the Global Alliance introduces the Madrid Momentum ( Learning to Lead ) and details four Ps that constitute the cornerstones of PR leadership. For me a highlight was the work done before and during the forum on leadership and this, in turn, led to the Madrid Momentum discussed in Learning to Lead , which will seek to capture the richness of the leadership roles that public relations professionals fulfil around the world.