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Frances Hesselbein Institute's Leader to Leader Journal Receives APEX 2012 Award for Writing Excellence

NEW YORK, July 16, 2012 - The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute, a 501(c)3 nonprofit institution, is honored to announce today that the Leader to Leader Journal, a quarterly publication of the Hesselbein Institute and Jossey-Bass has received the 2012 Apex Award for Writing Excellence, for the third year in a row. There were 580 entires in this category.

The 24th Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual, international competition for writers, editors, publications staff and business and nonprofit communicators. This year, more than 3,400 entries were evaluated. According to the APEX 2012 judges, "The awards were based on excellence in graphic design, quality of editorial content and the success of the entry in conveying the message and achieving overall communications effectiveness."

“The Apex 2012 Award for writing Excellence is the ultimate recognition of the quality of the Journal's articles, and the quality of the rare status of the authors of the quarterly articles. Each Journal author is widely recognized as the best in his or her practice, field, discipline, and they write as their own personal contribution to our work, as their gift to our readers. Excellence is alive in the Leader to Leader Journal thanks to the generosity of the best leadership journalists of our times,” said editor-in-chief, Frances Hesselbein.

Previously, Leader to Leader received the APEX 2011 Awards of Excellence in Magazine and Journal Writing, and Regular Departments & Colums, APEX 2010 and 2009 Grand Awards of Excellence for Magazines & Journals, APEX 2007 Awards For Excellence in two subcategories: Regular Departments & Columns and Best Redesign, and APEX 2006 Awards of Excellence in three subcategories: New Magazines & Journals for its Special Supplement to Leader to Leader: Leadership Breakthroughs from West Point; Regular Departments & Columns written by editor-in-chief Frances Hesselbein; and Design & Layout for the overall composition of the Journal.

About The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute

The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute’s mission is: to strengthen and inspire the leadership of the social sector and their partners in business and government.  

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 member and receive a complimentary one-year subscription of the Journal.




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