Think about the characteristics people often attribute to great leaders: being visionary, intelligent, empathetic and passionate. But it is none of those. Rather, it’s intentional. The intentional leader uses purposeful decisions, language and actions to advance the organization and his/her individual aims.
Business leaders need closer collaboration with their chief communication officers in order to gain a holistic view of the challenges and opportunities facing their brand.
PR pros need to develop robust media strategies that embrace both earned and owned media, the latter of which is hiding in plain sight.
As PR interacts more with stakeholders directly, it is increasingly providing support and information and encouraging them to act. When a stakeholder’s experience is positive, chances are that he or she will be hooked and more committed to getting involved with the organization.
We’re sleeping with our smartphones. Scheduling Sundays in 15-minute increments and spending more time with work colleagues than with loved ones. Yet business leaders still float the idea of work-life balance
As a baseline, PR executives must understand the buyer persona: What kind of content does your prospect require at each stage of the buying cycle?
PR pros do themselves no favors by taking a ‘We’re the good-news people’ approach with senior managers. They need to take a closer look at how their actions can play a role in the business.
As we know, communicating PR’s value remains among the profession’s most daunting challenges. Yet if PR pros commit to doing what’s required with prescience, insight and determination, your daily actions will yield better and proveable results for the brand or organization you are representing.