How’s My Driving? The Value of Learning from Peers
October 14 | Jeff Sunshine, Program Officer and Manager, Children, Families, and Communities Program, David and Lucile Packard Foundation | Comments (0)
Learning and knowledge sharing are important topics in philanthropy. By adopting a learning orientation and exchanging knowledge with others, grantmakers can better position themselves to address the complex problems they’re working to solve today.
Mike Mister on his new book, How to Lead Smart People: Leadership for Professionals
October 10 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
In this podcast, Mike talks core and soft leadership skills and offers advice on how to look after yourself as a team leader, how to build resilience in tough situations, but also how to develop creativity and extend your skill base so that you are constantly learning.
Esther Stanhope on her new book, Goodbye Glossophobia
October 09 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
In this podcast, Esther shares tips to stand in the spotlight and speak confidently in front of audiences, from meetings and pitches to conferences and job interviews.
6 Things CEOs Must Demand From Washington In 2020
October 08 | Steve Odland, President and CEO, The Conference Board, Inc. | Comments (0)
A policy agenda for how America's chief executives can help sustain capitalism
Global Consumer Confidence: Despite Rising Anxieties, Consumers Remain Steadfast (Q3 2019)
October 07 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
The discrepancy between how CEOs view economic prospects (gradually worse) and how consumers continue to feel economically (positive overall) has never been bigger. Which markets have gained and lost confidence the most since the previous quarter? What consumer concern has grown the most? What can we expect for the road ahead? Find out in this conversation featuring The Conference Board’s Chief Economist, Bart van Ark, and Denise Dahlhoff, Senior Researcher focused on consumer topics.
Improving Public Relations Leadership Should Be A Priority
October 07 | Juan Meng, Associate Professor, Public Relations, University of Georgia | Bryan Reber, Department Head, C. Richard Yarbrough Professor in Crisis Communication Leadership, Public Relations, University of Georgia | Comments (0)
Is improving leadership even on the radar screen in the public relations profession? The short answer appears to be no, according to the results of the Plank Center’s Leadership Report Card 2019. Though numerous blogs, articles and research studies in our field recognize the importance of improving leadership to help the profession achieve positive outcomes, the industry struggles to make it happen.
How Procter & Gamble makes Sustainability part of its Strategy, Brands and Balance Sheet with Virginie Helias, Chief Sustainability Officer.
October 07 | Influencers Podcast | Comments (0)
This interview talks about both, how Virginie Helias as a Marketing Leader discovered Sustainability to be a positive business driver and how she helped the P&G corporation to embrace it as such, formulate a mission and operationalize it. An undertaking she illustrates with many examples and which is still ‘work-in-progress’ across the company and the industry.
Q&A with Reeta Roy: Building a Generation of Entrepreneurs in Ghana
October 07 | Alex Parkinson, Communications Institute Co-Leader, The Conference Board | Reeta Roy, President and CEO, Mastercard Foundation | Comments (0)
The Mastercard Foundation recently announced its Young Africa Works strategy in Ghana, an initiative that aims to enable three million young people to access dignified and fulfilling work by 2030. In this Q&A, the Mastercard Foundation’s President and CEO Reeta Roy discusses Young Africa Works in more detail.