You join a video conference call. You’re one of nine faces on the screen. About 10 minutes into the call, your mind starts to wander and you realize you have no idea what the last person just said. You pretend…
Today’s Featured Leader – Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand – Strength and Empathy
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand ends nearly all her public appearances with the same words: “Be strong, be kind.” It is this combination of strength and compassion that makes her such an effective communicator. While she has been crystal clear on lockdown policies, she is just as clear on her empathy for her citizens as they follow those policies.
Today’s Featured Leader – PM Silvario Jacobs – The Power of Enunciation
When you hear this month’s video message of the Prime Minister of St. Maarten, Silverio E. Jacobs, warning her nation to stay home, it is hard not to sit up straight and answer, “Yes, Prime Minister!”
Her words are precise and carefully chosen. She looks straight at the camera. She conveys a no-nonsense demeanor.