It’s natural for people to come and go from an organization, but if you’ve got a mass exodus on your hands, there’s a problem. Of course, there are the usual clues—suddenly showing up in a suit and leaving for an inordinate amount of “doctor’s appointments,” for example—but are you aware of the more subtle indications that some of your employees are ready to bolt?
If you were ever seeking to characterize the defining element of a crisis in 2013, you need look no further than the two crises we tackle this week.
Did you know that PowerPoint is used at an estimated frequency of 350 times per second? With that statistic in mind, how many meetings have you sat in while three (or more) colleagues huddle around the clicker, trying to bring up the right slide?
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos just added a new chapter to his already formidable legacy. The Internet tycoon on Monday announced that he will buy the Washington Post for $250 million, ending the Graham family’s 80-year ownership of the daily newspaper.
Eric Morgenstern, president-CEO of Morningstar Communications , had just finished a client meeting at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City last week when he went over to the company’s kitchen, opened the
Women dominate the PR industry everywhere but the executive level. However, a lack of women in the C-Suite is a problem not isolated to the communication field.
A four-year-old lawsuit concerning the false advertising of Vitaminwater as a health drink continues to cause problems for Coca-Cola. The soft drink giant’s legal team has argued from the beginning that: “no consumer could reasonably be misled into thinking Vitaminwater was a healthy beverage.”