Things were hopping this week at TrendyMinds, an advertising and PR agency based in Indianapolis, as Tuesday it announced that its founder, Trevor Yager, had been invited to President Obama’s State of the Union address… Continued
Archive: January 2010
You, too, have probably heard the quote: “The beatings will continue until morale improves.” And how true it can seem at times, right? Especially in our fast-paced, high-expectation profession. Add in an economic downturn, delayed raises/bonuses, maybe layoffs, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for the rapid downward spiral of employee morale.
Responding to a ship hijacking by Somali pirates, Tom Rozycki, SVP of Cubitt Jacobs & Prosek, had an intense two-month experience interacting with families of hostages and other stakeholders. Here are some tips learned from… Continued
James Christodoulou, president and CEO of Industrial Shipping and Enterprises Corp., was at the center of communications around obtaining the safe release of 28 hostages held by Somali pirates on one of his company’s ships.… Continued
On Nov. 29, 2008, the tanker ship MV Biscaglia was hijacked by Somali pirates using AK-47s and rocket-propelled grenades while sailing through the Gulf of Aden. From the start, the situation was tense—and life-threatening. Three crew members, hired as onboard security, managed to escape the vessel during its capture by jumping overboard—they were rescued by helicopter. But 28 other crew members (25 Indians and 3 Bangladeshis) remained onboard.