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Clare Munn
Clare Munn is the CEO and Founder of social impact media company The Communication Group, the 8-year-old umbrella company for, 7 House Media,, and, which launches in spring 2013 and aims to empower and educate through certified social media, branding and digital marketing training. Partnerships include California Stock Exchange and California Start Up. Board members include Maria Bello, Betty Heiman, Dianne Des Roches, and Howard Leonhardt.

Clare’s passion to jump-start the entrepreneurial spirit within most of us, educate and spread the word on effective communication and digital strategies has her speaking in front of many audiences including: California Women's Conference, iO/LA, Fashion Forward, Adtech, Aol TEDWomen, West Coast Green, CNETNews, Dwell, Clickability, etc., as a premier leader in the branding, communication, social media, collaborative learning and technology space. She brings 20 years of expertise in technology, business and executive management to clients who are looking for scalable and lucrative digital and brand repositioning strategies to find and sustain new audiences. Munn was instrumental in raising over $25 million for Playback Media and Employment Law Training Inc. –- the first multidimensional, online site for compliance in 1997, which is still being used today.

Born and brought up in Zimbabwe, she traversed the world of publishing, design, communication and technology, and is now leveraging her knowhow into effective and concise branding strategies and online learning, including CQ™, a personal theory to help express and receive amongst different communication styles. Partner in CQ is Patricia Arquette.

As a global activist, Munn has served on boards and advisory boards of organizations such as Pangea Day, Artists for Literacy, Creative Visions, WomensHIVProgram, and WeAdvance, and has served as a trustee for Environment Africa and the California Women’s Conference. Clare’s passion to educate and spread her knowledge of social media has brought her in front of many audiences including Fashion Forward, Adtech, Aol TEDWomen, West Coast Green, CNETNets, etc.

Articles by or about Clare Munn have appeared in publications including:
The Huffington Post
The Next Women
Pick the Brain

Entries by Clare Munn

Why Not Make Voting Mandatory Like Jury Duty?

(9) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 3:02 PM

I went into a very dark space last night, and as a person who typically sees the glass half-empty (albeit cracked) well...I fell into the crack. As an immigrant, now American citizen, I speak from a crevice of some knowledge. As an activist who can always do more, should do...

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Defining Social Impact

(0) Comments | Posted March 21, 2014 | 2:55 PM

What Is social impact? Is this just another term to sell something? Perhaps... and, even if it is, if it is making a difference, perhaps that isn't a bad sell? Yes? No?

I am frequently asked what "social impact" actually means. For over twenty years, I have been involved in...

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5-Step Guide for Taking and Making Steps for an Enjoyable Outcome

(0) Comments | Posted October 19, 2012 | 11:23 AM

In my previous article, I detailed steps for garnering and protecting your personal online brand through clearly defining and knowing your intention. While attending the California Women's Conference, hosted in Long Beach, Calif., in the production area I observed the event host, planners, vendors, and speakers; and with...

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Guide to Personal Brand Management

(0) Comments | Posted September 14, 2012 | 1:32 PM

In the previous article, I spoke about how we can defuse tension or deflect misunderstandings though the simple action of pausing -- to think, to reflect and gather your thoughts and intentions. By pausing, I have found I've created better results in both personal and business situations.

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Guide to Communicating Candidly in Personal and Business Life

(1) Comments | Posted August 30, 2012 | 12:20 PM

In my last article, I looked at the process of measuring the results accumulated from thinking with intention and the value of communicating your new approach to others.

I have found the next step is how to integrate your intention into both your personal and business life...

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Leading With Intention

(0) Comments | Posted August 8, 2012 | 3:15 PM

In my previous article, I discussed intention -- the reason and motive behind whatever it is that you do. After you identify your intention, the next step is to begin leading with your intention. In order to begin there are two important steps for this journey. The first is being...

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Guide to Finding Your Intention

(3) Comments | Posted July 13, 2012 | 7:45 AM

We often hear calls and initiatives for self-growth, but what I have come to realize is that we cannot truly understand what self-growth means until we understand separately what self means and what growth means. And I believe that before we can even consider these questions, we must understand what...

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