Author Archives: By Peter Duda and David Krejci
In addition to rethinking how (and how often) we monitor for potential issues, how we organize to effectively manage crisis situations must also evolve. Issues management expertise is no longer sufficient to succeed in this environment.
A presentation isn’t about great-looking slides, it’s about ideas that attract people. Refine your point, work out what’s important and make it matter to the other person.
While brand ambassadors are appealing to some companies because they appear more regulated, they simply aren’t authentic and therefore aren’t effective.
This year is no exception to the numerous PR crises that have been worsened by faulty actions of crises specialists and clients.
National Hispanic Heritage Month, Black History Month and Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month should serve as a reminder for PR pros to push for more inclusion in the industry and ultimately create campaigns that reach and appeal to the entire market, as opposed to just the majority.
What makes an editorial board meeting a great opportunity also makes it an opportunity for a meltdown if you don’t prepare your spokespersons and/or C-suite executives appropriately.
If our PR teams are always on, they’re going to be off. In creative capacity. In making smart decisions. In experiencing the world around them. In sharpening the focus.
DeMoulas Market Basket, Amazon and Hachette fare poorly in their handling of PR crises.
Most of us fear presenting or speaking in public. No one is a born speaker. It takes discipline, practice and good habits to channel your nerves.