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How Kevin Durant is Changing the NBA Media

Posted by on July 8th, 2016

On the morning of Independence Day, basketball star Kevin Durant announced his decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and take his talents to California to play with the Golden State Warriors. The decision left the sports world in shock with plenty of sports icons, players and pundits declaring their mixed feelings.  While the news […]

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Mission Impossible? Balancing Work & Life

Posted by on July 5th, 2016

These days, everyone likes to talk about “work-life balance”—unfortunately, often with derision and followed by “is impossible to achieve.” TV producer Shonda Rhimes recently said during a commencement speech at Dartmouth, “Whenever you see me somewhere succeeding in one area of my life, that almost certainly means I am failing in another area of my […]

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When Doing the Right Thing is The Right Thing to Do

Posted by on June 16th, 2016

In February 2013, Dell, Inc. announced that it had struck a near-$25 billion leverage buyout[1] deal to delist its shares from the NASDAQ and take the Company private. Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners, a private equity firm and one of the largest tech investors in the world, aided by a $2 billion loan from […]

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The Potential for a Second Chance

Posted by on June 13th, 2016

No one knows more about second chances than Hillary Clinton. She has risen from the ashes of her husband’s impeachment and subsequent acquittal, establishing herself as a major force in U.S. and global politics. I’d say it’s safe to assume, however, that she couldn’t imagine finding herself once again embroiled in such a high profile […]

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Millennials and Meaning: Employee Engagement in our Digital, Mobile Age

Posted by on June 10th, 2016

Employees are an integral stakeholder and, most importantly, an ambassador for a company’s brand. As evidenced by various high-profile PR challenges, for example Yelp, Applebee’s and here, a disengaged worker can act out and cause untold damage to your company’s reputation – no matter what industry you work in. To address these newly empowered employees, […]

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