Understanding Leadership in Your Workplace or Organization

This past May, I attended the LeaderShape Institute with Temple University, a six-day long leadership retreat. On the second day of the program, we talked about leadership styles and took the DiSC Classic Personality Test. This test helps you understand yourself and others by giving you a framework for understanding human behavior. DiSC stands for … Continue reading Understanding Leadership in Your Workplace or Organization

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5 To-Do List Items For New Leaders

We recently held interviews for internal promotions within our firm! This time is extremely exciting for PRowl, as we watch new leaders emerge and work to take the firm to new levels. Taking on a leadership role, or moving up to a new level, can be a difficult transition. The leadership in an organization, especially … Continue reading 5 To-Do List Items For New Leaders

How To: Become A Leader – Step Up Today!

According to Dictionary.com, a leader is “a person or thing that leads.” To me, a leader is so much more than that. A leader is someone who goes above and beyond, who truly WANTS to make a difference. To lead is to inspire. Throughout my life I have taken every leadership opportunity that has come … Continue reading How To: Become A Leader – Step Up Today!

StratComm’s #LeadershipLookbook Shines from Head to Toe

Photo Courtesy of Sharla FeldscherLast night, the Department of Strategic Communication (StratComm) hosted it's first-ever Leadership Lookbook event, an evening designed to teach students about the importance of leadership and professional dress in the workplace.With over 30 students in attendance from the School of Communications and Theater, the event began with Dr. Tracey Weiss, a … Continue reading StratComm’s #LeadershipLookbook Shines from Head to Toe

Must-Reads for the PR Pro: Succeeding in Organizational Leadership

As public relations professionals, the best way to stay up to date with the industry is to curl up with a good read, whether it is a book, article or blog post. Take some of your free time during break to pick up one of the books reviewed below:Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life … Continue reading Must-Reads for the PR Pro: Succeeding in Organizational Leadership

Missing: Important Leadership Traits

Leadership is a concept that everyone has discussed over and over again. Discussions about what makes a “good” leader frequent every classroom and workshop across the country. The older I get, the more I wonder about leadership and a person’s ability to lead effectively. My personal curiosity caused an exploration of those forgotten leadership traits … Continue reading Missing: Important Leadership Traits

Taking the Leadership Challenge

Temple University's Office of Leadership Development hosts a leadership seminar in the beginning of each semester. Last Fall, when I was a Freshman, I attended one as part of an extra credit assignment for a PR class. When some of my PRowl coworkers told me that they had just came back from the same seminar, … Continue reading Taking the Leadership Challenge

How Students Can Be Better Leaders in PR

The following blog post was written by Jason Mollica, '97 Temple Alum.I recently finished President George W. Bush’s book “Decision Points.” As someone who is a history buff and enjoys reading about how president’s think, I was eager to dive in. There have been 44 men that have led our country and each one was … Continue reading How Students Can Be Better Leaders in PR

The Next Generation of PRowl Leaders

Although it is not quite time to say goodbye (the current PRowl Public Relations board will continue blogging until Friday, May 13), I would like to welcome and introduce the new executive board of PRowl, as well as the account executives who will be leading our teams to achieve successful campaigns for our clients in … Continue reading The Next Generation of PRowl Leaders

On Becoming A Leader

Monday marked my first official day as the new firm director of PRowl Public Relations. While I am anxious about following in the footsteps of our graduating director who has strengthened and grown our student-run firm into a sought after agency within the last three years, I am also incredibly excited to have the opportunity … Continue reading On Becoming A Leader