"The art of communication is the language of leadership."
― James C. Humes - Author/Former Presidential Speech Writer
ABOUT JESSICA TAYLOR
Jessica Taylor is a seasoned communications professional with broad experience in government, Fortune 500 and non-profit settings. She has independently developed communications strategies for reductions in force, benefits rollouts, culture initiatives, core values, mergers and acquisitions and other large-scale organizational changes. Jessica partners closely with C-suite executives, business leaders and teams seeking communications coaching and guidance to effectively lead and work through change.
Her professional work has been published online in Huffington Post, Forbes, Mashable, Scary Mommy, and Yahoo, among other sites.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Thoughtful and effective communication is one of the most important attributes of any leader that can make or break your credibility. It's not just the words you choose, but when you deliver them, what channel carries your message and what happens after you communicate.
NOTABLE PUBLISHED WORK
Published on Forbes: Mar. 6, 2012 *most-read article on Forbes.com for 24+ hours. When I first started attending networking events, I was terrified to approach large groups of strangers. I watched some of my peers dive into these situations with ease, and wondered how on earth they made it look so natural. Meanwhile, I found … Read MoreRead More
Published on Forbes: Feb. 3, 2012 When I moved out of my parents’ house and into my freshman dorm room, I had no idea that my existing concept of “home” would change so dramatically. Throughout college and my first few years in the real world, I found a reason to move every single year. Yes, … Read MoreRead More
Published on Forbes: Nov. 13, 2012 You’ve been thinking about making a lateral jump within your company, and you’ve had your eye out for marketing positions for months. Or, your boss knows you’ve been looking to switch into a more creative role, and she’s recommended you for an editorial position in another department. And now, you’ve found yourself with … Read MoreRead More