Tracy Williams’ best leadership tip: Pay attention to needs and motivators

CEO Blog Nation recently compiled 28 leadership tips from top entrepreneurs, including OWC’s Tracy Williams. These are key tips to keep in mind as you build a leadership profile.

“Leadership is all about what you can do to help the people you lead,” says Williams. “When I sense someone struggling, I try to lead with a servant’s heart. In other words, carefully consider what tools people need and motivators and then give them what they need. As a CEO and leader, my job is to help people with their job and vice versa.”

Read the full article: 28 Entrepreneurs Offer Their Best Leadership Tips (CEO Blog Nation)

November 6th, 2018|Categories: OWC News|Tags: , , , , , |

OWC wins PRism at the 54th Annual PRSA-Los Angeles Awards

OWC was awarded a PRism at the 54th Annual PRSA-LA Awards Gala last night. OWC won the award in the Events & Observances for Technology category for its work with Cubic Motion.

“This award builds team pride, and the people in our firm are creative, edgy and smart.  This award is their award,” said Tracy Williams, CEO and founder of OWC.

OWC won the Events & Observances for Technology PRism for its work with Cubic Motion to spotlight their latest technology through the real-time facial animation of a digital human personality, codenamed “Siren,” created by Epic Games, Cubic Motion, 3Lateral, Vicon and Tencent, at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco.

Read the full announcement: Olmstead Williams Communications wins PRism at the 54th Annual PRSA-Los Angeles Awards

October 18th, 2018|Categories: OWC News|Tags: , , , , , , |

OWC’s Tracy Williams talks to Variety about Hollywood’s zero tolerance policy

Times have changed, writes Variety’s Gene Maddaus. In the wake of the Weinstein scandal, dozens of men have been ousted for allegations of sexual misconduct. It was a long time coming, but when it came, it was sudden. Now the same urgency and zero-tolerance mentality are being applied to offensive statements as well as deeds.

“The studios haven’t behaved well. They have been bad actors,” said Tracy Williams, CEO of Olmstead Williams Communications. “Suddenly there’s a spotlight put on them, and they realize they need to button up. Every company is moving quickly. Heads are flying; look at all the people getting fired.”

Read the full article: Is Hollywood’s New Zero-Tolerance Policy a Reaction to the Trump Era? (Variety)

July 24th, 2018|Categories: OWC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Olmstead Williams Communications named to List of Largest Los Angeles PR Firms for ninth year

OWC has been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2018 list of the “75 Largest Public Relations Firms in Los Angeles County.”

OWC, celebrating its tenth year in business, has been on the list for each of the previous nine years, and continues to expand its service to the most innovative companies in healthcare, finance and technology.

“The current information war makes this an important time for public relations,” said Tracy Williams, CEO and founder. “We and our clients are on the front lines of explanatory journalism, where facts and rapid response are the keys to successful growth in every marketplace. It’s an honor for our success to be recognized.”

The LABJ list ranks public relations firms throughout Los Angeles according to number of employees and growth based on fee revenue.

See the full release here.

May 14th, 2018|Categories: OWC News|