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Theresa Berenato



Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute’s Quarterly Leader to Leader Journal Receives Two APEX 2013 Awards for Writing Excellence

NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 — The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute, a 501(c)3 nonprofit institution, is honored to announce today that Editor-in-Chief Frances Hesselbein and longtime award-winning Leader to Leader, a quarterly publication of the Hesselbein Institute and Jossey-Bass, were recognized by industry peers with APEX 2013 Awards of Excellence in the category of Magazine and Journal Writing — for the fourth year in a row — and also in the category of Site & Content Writing for leadertoleaderjournal.com.

The winning Journal submission, with feature articles from Howard M. Guttman, Kathleen Allen, Rajeev Peshawaria and Joseph Greeeny and an Executive Forum lead by Bill George, is available to read in full online.

The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers and designers who create print, Web, electronic and social media. Communications Concepts, Inc. sponsors the APEX Awards, and advises professionals who write, edit and manage business communications, on best strategies and practices. Concepts publishes business communication reports, including Writer's Web Watch, an e-report for professional communicators, and special reports on topics such as corporate writing and Web publishing.

In the twenty-fifth annual APEX Awards, awards were given in 138 individual categories, within 12 main categories including: newsletters; magazines and journals; magapapers and newspapers; annual reports; brochures, manuals and reports; electronic media; social media; websites; campaigns, programs and plans; writing; design and illustration; and one-of-a-kind publications.

According to the APEX judges, “The awards were based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the success of the entry in achieving overall communications effectiveness and excellence.” 

About The Hesselbein Institute

Established in 1990 as the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute furthers its mission to strengthen and inspire the leadership of the social sector and their partners in business and government by connecting the public, private and social sectors with curated resources and relationships to serve, evolve and lead together. HesselbeinInstitute.org

About The Apex Awards

The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual competition for writers, editors, publications staff and business and nonprofit communicators. It is sponsored by Communications Concepts, Inc., publishers of business communication reports, including Writing That Works, a subscription monthly for professional communicators, and special reports on topics such as Writing for the WEB.

About The Leader to Leader Journal

Leader to Leader is an award-winning quarterly publication on management, leadership, and strategy written by today's greatest thought leaders. In each issue, the Hesselbein Institute brings together a peerless selection of world-class executives, best-selling management authors, key consultants, and respected social sector thinkers. Leader to Leader provides unique insight into what other key executives and thought leaders are planning for, what they see as the major challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, and how they are leading change. Become an Institute memberand receive a complimentary one-year subscription of the Journal.




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