Here at SnappConner PR we put great emphasis on Leadership – working with leaders, being leaders and inspiring leaders. To further support that, we participate in an in-house Leadership Book Series. Our most recent read, The Right to Lead by John C. Maxwell, features inspiring stories about leaders throughout history.
Today I invite you to meet Jonathan Sprinkles, communicator, keynote speaker, author, and self-described “Connection Coach” (and yet another of the great individuals I’ve met through entrepreneurial friend Garrett Gunderson, whose summit I’ll be attending later this week.)
Together with co-founder Jason Katzenback, he’s now providing education for other entrepreneurs with a student base of 14,000 graduates so far, who’ve been prepared for entrepreneurship or to grow their companies further through a combination of online classes, training calls and live events.
In no small part, corporate communications and PR agency teams are to blame for journalists’ increasing level of stress, a new survey reveals. Lazy PR practitioners send out ineffective emails and half-hearted pitches, most typically via email, for story opportunities they rarely expect to succeed.
Dunn sold his family research business BigHugs.com to Utah’s Ancestry.com in 2002. Today he is co-founder with TJ Hoisington, professional speaker and co-author with Ken Blanchard of The One Minute Manager of Dunn Hoisington Leadership International, which provides leadership teaching to organizations in most parts of the world.
When a crisis strikes, most businesses and organizations are caught off guard when the first reporter calls requesting a statement. For business owners and executives, balancing the need to manage a crisis while dealing with the media’s desire to know can be one of the most stressful situations imaginable.
While some aspects of social media are shifting, over the past 24 months other strategies remain largely the same, according to the newest Leadtail Social Insights Report.
Few communication challenges can top the public apology, especially when it is forced by indisputable evidence of an embarrassing deed. What can entrepreneurs and leaders learn from NBC anchor Brian Williams and his most recent hit (or miss) in the public apology parade?
The Utah economy rocks on in 2015 following one of the biggest economic years ever. In 2014, Utah continually ranked as one of the best places to conduct business, unemployment hit its lowest rate in years, nearly $1 billion in venture capital investment flowed into the state, Utah companies began to find it difficult to recruit enough people they needed and some of the biggest executive names in the country permanently relocated to the state.
This week I met sales and body language expert Linda Clemons at the CEO Space December Forum in Las Vegas. Clemons’ clients have included Major League Baseball, U.S.Customs and the FBI. She assists in jury selections and has advised a number of Fortune 500 firms.
Here’s everything you wanted to know about Thought Leadership, and perhaps a little bit more. Author and Snapp Conner founder Cheryl Conner has demystified the magic of Thought Leadership in this new ebook, available free of charge from this link. We welcome your remarks, and enjoy!