Editor’s List: Authority Magazine’s ‘Executive Roundtable’ About The Most Common Communication Breakdowns In Corporations And How To Avoid Them

Authority Magazine Editorial Staff
Authority Magazine
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4 min readApr 5, 2024

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In the dynamic world of business, where rapid decision-making, seamless collaboration, and innovative strategies are critical, effective communication is essential. Yet, we find that even in the most successful corporations, communication breakdowns can become a regular occurrence, leading to misaligned goals, misinterpreted strategies, and missed opportunities. In this series, we spoke to CEOs, COOs, CTOs, and other C-Suite leaders, to discuss what leads to communication breakdowns, and more importantly, how they can be avoided.

Chris Webber, Foxleigh Commercial Performance

Chris is Founder of Foxleigh Commercial Performance a boutique training and advisory business. They focus on enabling clients to harness the dual power of strong relationships and a focus on results, to transform business performance with even difficult customers.

Foxleigh offers training, advice, confidence building and active participation in meetings for clients seeking to get a commercial edge through enhanced interpersonal skills.

They provide solutions that build trusted strategic partnerships, negotiate contracts, deliver excellence in meetings and communication, plus they work with leaders to build positive team culture for clients around the world and across industry sectors.

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Shireen Hilal, Maior Strategic Consulting

Shireen founded Maior after practicing law at AmLaw100 firms, serving as the COO of a national business, leading the growth division of a consulting firm, holding prominent leadership roles at enterprise organizations, and on the premise that “good enough” was never good enough for her. Her company Maior helps business owners and executives frustrated by flat revenue and falling margins, stuck putting out fires instead of igniting growth, or disappointed by outdated strategies that no longer deliver.

The complete interview can be read here:

Timo Anderson, Zingerman’s ZingTrain

Timo Anderson is a Trainer at Zingerman’s ZingTrain, the corporate training arm of the iconic Zingerman’s food brand in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Zingtrain was founded to help teach the learnings and business practices of the iconic Zingerman’s food business (named by Inc Magazine as the “Coolest Small Company in America.”) Zingerman’s is known for its unique employee-owned business model, and is often cited as a national example for how businesses can lead more sustainably and effectively. Timo teaches regular workshops with a variety of business professionals — from C-Suite executives at large multinational companies, to startup founders and everything in between.

The complete interview can be read here:

Tim Walther, Grand Dynamics International

TIM WALTHER is an Adventurer, Trainer, Coach, Inspirational Speaker and Author. For more than 25 years, Tim has used his passion of applying adventure psychology and experiences to the business context while living a life of extreme adventure. Founder of Grand Dynamics International, he uses experiential learning and adventure as a medium to bring out the best in leaders and teams. He has written and co-authored several books and published articles about leadership development and adventure, including his most recent best selling book titled, ALL IN Adventure Stories: The Bold Pursuit of Your Potential. He has also been featured in The New York Times, Delta Sky Magazine, Fox Sports News, Climbing Magazine, Outside Magazine, and The Voice of America, where his training programs have been featured in 156 countries worldwide.

The complete interview can be read here:

Larry Kopp, The TASC Group

Larry Kopp is the founder and chairman of The TASC Group, a national nonprofit PR firm based in New York City. Kopp’s work has spanned the advocacy, nonprofit and public policy sectors. Before launching The TASC Group, he worked on several presidential campaigns and managed city and statewide political campaigns in New York.

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Authority Magazine Editorial Staff
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