Last week we reported that Hershey’s Kisses was world’s the most popular brand, and now we can report that Apple is the world’s “most admired company.” Fortune partnered with Hay Group to assess U.S. and global firms with revenues of a least $10 billion.
It wasn’t just the fact that Republican Scott Brown once posed for Cosmo that vaulted him to the office of U.S. senator from Massachusetts. Mobile communications also played a big part in the win, but what has gained the most attention from political strategists is a new application for smartphones that was used during the race.
According to a study by Brain Sells, Baby Boomers still seek growth, all the while acknowledging new limitations in resources. The findings show that as Baby Boomers age, their home range will become more important and getting settled in new spaces will require new interpersonal and wider social arrangements.
Tim Marklein, who was a presenter at PR News’ Measurement Conference on March 23 in Washington, D.C., talks about the importance of aligning PR measurement with business goals.
One of the challenges of the CASASTART-UP initiative was making sure all the disparate individuals working on the project were aligned when it came to goals and messaging.
If you are not taking risks and giving employees’ opportunities that make you feel uncomfortable as a manager, you are not tapping into your employees’ potential. To put it another way, give employees maximum responsibility at the earliest opportunity.
For organizations wishing to launch an initiative similar to CASASTART-UP, invest up front in understanding your audience and the best way to meet their needs.
Kevin Moss’ keynote speech at the PR News CSR Awards challenges CSR executives to be involved in all business functions and use social networking to communicate transparency and authenticity. Such communication could help root out inconsistencies in applying values.