NEW YORK, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Last night, Leading Communicators Inc.
received three top global awards from the International Association of
Business Communicators (IABC) at the Gold Quill Awards ceremony held at
the Hilton Centre Hotel in New York City. All three awards recognize
the company's unique ability to measure how effectively a leader speaks
through its evidence-based Speakcheck® diagnostic.
Leading Communicators received the prestigious Gold Quill Best of The Best Award for Communications Research for Speakcheck's ability to assess a leader's spoken communication
based on the leading research. Leading Communicators also received the
Gold Quill for Excellence in Leadership Communication and the Gold Quill for Excellence in Research Innovation. In this worldwide competition, it was the only company to win three
of the top awards. Through extensive research, the company identified
all of the elements essential to a leader's ability to speak in the way
that engages people and influences them to act in the way that supports
the leader's goals and objectives, and then embedded it all into its
"As far as we know, we're the first to market anywhere in the world with
a means of objectively measuring how a leader speaks so it's great to
have this kind of international recognition, " said Marianne Gobeil,
CEO of Leading Communicators. "What's even better though is seeing how
this diagnostic is dramatically strengthening the impact and influence
of the leaders who use it."
Speakcheck is an evidence-based tool that assesses both the content and
delivery of an oral communication (presentation, speech, media
interview, etc.) based on more than 150 essential elements of
leadership communications effectiveness. Software-based, Speakcheck is
completed by individuals certified in the tool and the body of
knowledge underpinning it.
Speakcheck is the proprietary diagnostic of Leading Communicators Inc.,
a Toronto-based company specializing in strategic leadership
communication. In addition to using it with its own clients, the
company is currently licensing its Speakcheck diagnostic to qualified
companies, consultants and executive coaches around the world.
SOURCE: Leading Communicators Inc.
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