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Crazy 8: Things to Never Say During a Meeting

If you’ve never sat through a meeting and wondered what would happen if you said ______________ (fill in the blank), then you are truly not reaching your full potential. Surely you can’t always be 100% concentrating on the meeting discussion.  But… | MORE »

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Listening Campaigns: Don’t Take the Bait

At an industry conference last week, a well-respected communications exec was sharing with me that she is on a “listening campaign” this month and it has been quite fantastic the things she’s learning about her brand, customers and competitors. … | MORE »

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Inspiration and Metrics: A Good PR Mix

In Washington, D.C., PR News held its CSR Awards luncheon and PR Measurement Conference back-to-back on April 17-18. You can read about the CSR winners and the happenings at the Measurement Conference on our site, but I thought I might provide some com… | MORE »

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Hilary Rosen: Communicator Overboard

Hilary Rosen, a managing director for strategic communications firm SKDKnickerbocker, pundit for CNN and, according to The Nation, a Democratic lobbyist, got a little too enthusiastic in her election year trash talk when she said on CNN on April 11, &#… | MORE »

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A Look at 3 Winning CSR Trends

At PR News we’re getting ready for the CSR Awards luncheon in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, April 17, so we’ve been steeped in successful green, sustainability and community outreach campaigns. The work organizations and agencies are doing… | MORE »

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Dear Wireless Carrier: So Nice to Hear From You

I’ve been thinking of switching wireless carriers lately. It’s not that I’m unhappy with my current carrier—it’s more a matter of consolidating some family bills. As if on cue, a large yellow envelope appeared in the tiny mail… | MORE »

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6 Tips for Selling a Skeptic on Your Brand and Driving Customers Your Way, not Away

Depending on your passions and personality, buying a car is either like death and taxes or it’s like vacations and massages. It’s either unavoidable or a much-anticipated joy.  I tend to fall into the former category where I dread the activity of … | MORE »

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A PR Homage to The Hunger Games

If 24 PR executives were sent every year to the Arena to battle it out, would you watch? Would you be one of the “tributes” or better yet (worse yet?), would you volunteer to be a tribute to save your colleague from near-imminent death? No need to … | MORE »

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A Cool Head in a Sea of Angry Customers

We’ve all had to deal with angry customers. Disappointed clients, infuriated readers, resentful consumers—whatever your line of work, there’s somebody who’s not happy with what they bought from you. If you’re a communicator wo… | MORE »

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Goldman Sachs Director’s Exit Interview For All the World To See: Toxic and Cautionary

Greg Smith, executive director at Goldman Sachs, resigned today and he wants the world to know that the environment at the Goliath investment firm is “now is as toxic and destructive as I have ever seen it.”  The New York Times today is ru… | MORE »

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