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CEO Andrew Gilman Quoted in Talent Economy on Leadership Development

Andrew Gilman was quoted in the Talent Economy article, “Are Leadership Development Programs Worth It” analyzing ROI in relation to companies investing in their employees.Leadership development

Leadership training programs are as effective as both the program and the candidate,” said Andrew Gilman, president and CEO of CommCore Consulting Group, a communications consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. Read more

CommCore Consulting Group Unveils “Get To The Point” Leadership Development Program

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COMMCORE CONSULTING GROUP UNVEILS GET TO THE POINT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 31, 2017— CommCore Consulting Group announces its multi-disciplinary “Get to the Point” Leadership Training & Development Program that combines best practices of executive coaching and communications training.

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CommCore’s Top 5 Blogs of 2013

Our top blogs of 2013 gave insight and advice on dealing with Crisis missteps, information leaks, and operational crises. For 2014, two suggestions – one for Crisis prevention, one for reputation enhancement: Reactive: organizations need to shore up brand monitoring and protection, due to the speed with which information can spread across social media. Read more

The Communications Gap in Leadership

A new globalstudy of public attitudes by Ketchum Public Relations’ Leadership Communications Monitor reinforces the existence of a gap between organizational leaders and a critical leadership skill – communication ability. Read more

The Big Bangs Theory

We acknowledge that at this week’s Inaugural events in Washington predictable attention was paid to the famous designer gowns and hairstyles worn by women at all the events, and particularly at the star-studded balls.   (How much can you say about a man’s classic white tie tuxedo?)

 
But thenews coverage” of First Lady Michelle Obama’s choice of gowns and the new bangs she sported, for example, also highlights a longstanding theory that is supported by a 2010 study by the Women’s Media Center and She Should Run. Read more

How to Use Storytelling as a Leadership Tool

Check out this great article in Forbes about the many useful ways to use storytelling as a strategic leadership tool.  As a coach, I strongly agree with the concepts and see the realization of storytelling’s great value in many critical professional situations. 
One particular point hit home for me.  The author, Paul Smith who is Director of Consumer & Communications Research at Procter & Gamble, says of storytelling:  “…it’s also good for…giving people coaching and feedback in a way that will be received as a welcome gift.” I couldn’t agree more.  Imagine how much more a person would embrace your feedback and be motivated to take corrective action if you packaged that critique within a helpful and relevant story. Read more