5 Essentials for Every Thought Leader’s Marketing Toolkit

5 Essentials for Every Thought Leader’s Marketing Toolkit

In today’s world, it takes more than innovative, inspiring ideas to be a thought leader. With so many voices out there, putting in their own two cents, the chances of your own contribution getting lost in the mix is high. As a thought leader, it is key to position yourself strategically and specifically in order…

4 Ways CEOs Can Navigate Controversial Topics

4 Ways CEOs Can Navigate Controversial Topics

In an article in the Washington Post last year, Morning Consult cautioned companies and CEOs about taking a public stance on issues of the day because this could lead the company to be perceived as picking a political party – i.e. “Red” or “Blue”. This article highlighted the crucial fact that the stakeholders of a…

5 Ground Rules Before Starting a Difficult Conversation

5 Ground Rules Before Starting a Difficult Conversation

People disagree. It happens all the time, and it’s hard to know how to deal with disagreements. When it comes to family, politics and religion, the “Thanksgiving Rule” is to just not bring the topics up. But in an increasingly polarized world, we don’t always have the luxury of avoidance. In our personal lives, we…