The case for improving women’s access to C-level positions has never been stronger.
In her role as Global Lead of Reputation Management Practice at FleishmanHillard, Marjorie Benzkofer regularly works with C-suite executives to manage brand and reputation.
Once heralded as the seat held by the best storyteller in the company, corporate communications is no longer about amplifying what an organisation wants to say.
Growing up in Ghana in the midst of my country’s struggle for independence, I was part of a generation which believed that with inspired leadership change, even dramatic change, was possible. I witnessed it first-hand.
Organisations are increasingly using audiovisual media for their crisis communications. The public not only learns about crises through newspaper articles, but also through corporate videos, interviews and press conferences.
When working with communication professionals a question I often ask is what principles guide you as a leader?
Linguistic skills are generally considered to be the most important soft power that leaders should possess.
Itay Talgam explores organisational behaviour and inspired leadership through the prism of the symphony orchestra and asks: what can the baton teach business about communicating leadership?
Interview by David Phillips
Find a quiet place where you won’t be disturbed and, just for a few minutes, think about how you would describe your leadership style. Dig deeper... ask yourself what type of leader do want to be?
“The difference between mere management and true leadership is communication.”