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And the Truth Will Set You Free

Posted by on March 12th, 2013

After years of working to protect the reputations (and sometimes egos) of CEOs, boards of directors and companies, it was refreshing to read the resignation letter of Andrew Mason, founder and now, former CEO of Groupon.  With simple and unexpected candor, Mr. Mason stated, “I was fired today. If you’re wondering why… you haven’t been […]

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The West Wing and the Power of “Communication”

Posted by on March 5th, 2013

Earlier this month a friend suggested I start watching The West Wing, so I hunkered down with a bag of frosted animal crackers and my Netflix Instant Queue to begin what would quickly devolve into a Rob Lowe induced hibernation. I’m now re-emerging from the binge with a clear directive: If you work in, with […]

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Move That Cheese!

Posted by on February 19th, 2013

Earlier this month I had the unique opportunity to attend my client’s Executive Summit retreat, where senior management from each division of the company gathered to discuss the internal changes that would redirect the future of their company. While the week was filled with insightful leaders and intense discussions, a keynote speech focused on the […]

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Communications in 2033

Posted by on February 11th, 2013

I recently saw this 1993 AT&T ad posted in my Facebook feed about what the future would look like. The campaign was called “You Will” and, aside from the Tom Selleck voice over (swoon), it got me thinking about how technology will impact PR professionals in 20 years.  If there even is such an industry […]

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Pressing the Flesh

Posted by on January 25th, 2013

There’s no Substitute for Face-to-Face Interactions Last night my team and I had an opportunity to break bread with the CEO, CMO, head of public relations and various other senior executives from one of our client companies.  The mood was festive as we celebrated the CEO’s birthday as well as a milestone achievement for the […]

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