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Managing Crisis in the New World Order: Terrorism and Tolerance

By Neil Foote, President & Founder, Foote Communications As the world grieves over the horrific terrorist acts in Paris, there’s a period of uncertainty – and an opportunity for companies to help ease their employees’ fears. It’s also a time for companies, particularly those doing business abroad, to send a message that promotes tolerance for…

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Avoiding the Discussion of Race & Hatred In The U.S. is Not an Option

Neil Foote, President & Founder, Foote Communications The tragedy in Charlottesville, VA is revealing the ongoing discomfort this country has in addressing race and hatred. This, sadly so, has been an underlying reality throughout this country’s history. What’s critically important for this nation’s political, social, civic and business leaders is that they set the tone…

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A Discussion of Accountability – #NorthamResign

Neil Foote, President & Founder, Foote Communications Let me be clear: There isn’t any time when black face is acceptable – now, last year, five years ago, in grad school, high school or grade school. No, absolutely not. Virginia Gov. Roger Northam needs to join now former Florida Secretary of State Mike Ertel and former NBC…

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R. Kelly Dropped by Spotify

David Diaz, Executive, Davenport Laroche About a week after R. Kelly was back in the headlines thanks to the #MuteRKelly social media campaign, streaming music company Spotify has decided to drop the singer from its streamable playlists. According to the official statement, R. Kelly’s music will no longer be available “on (Spotify’s) owned and operated playlists…

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New Year’s Resolution—Become A Revolutionist

By Andrew Faas A revolutionist is someone who forces change. Having spent the last six years studying and writing and speaking about workplace dynamics I have come to understand better than most what is at the core of the raw negative emotions that threaten democracy and all that it represents. What I have discovered is…

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