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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Editor’s Note:  In recognition of his lessons on leadership, combating racism, compassion and being a conduit for social change, That Said With Michael Zeldin is pleased to share these encore special episodes:   A Conversation with Professor Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Author, ‘Begin Again, James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own’ Join Michael…

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Martin Luther King, Jr., a “Committed Life”

(Editor’s Note: Republished as part of the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.) Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer, Joyful Planet LLC  On this day, we celebrate the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who sacrificed his life in the fight for civil rights. Just days after his assassination, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of…

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Inspirational Lessons Learned From Martin Luther King Jr. (PRESENTATION)

Editor’s Note: On this national holiday, we celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an American hero. How can Dr. King help you become a better leader and entrepreneur? Here are a few lessons we’ve learned from Dr. King that inspire us to keep his dream of moral and cultural change alive. Inspirational…

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Communications Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Franklin Walton, Artist, Writer, and Communications Counsel As the years pass, we will inevitably come to new appreciations of the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to social justice and American values. Readers at CommPRO.biz will find insights about that from people better qualified than me. I can, however, offer a few PR insights…

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Finite Disappointment, Infinite Hope – Martin Luther King, Jr.  

Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO of CommunicationsMatchTM  Two months before Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, he discussed the struggle for civil rights and said: “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” This year as we celebrate Dr. King’s life and extraordinary achievements, these words have additional resonance.   They remind us that…

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Executive Briefing 1.18.16: In Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – Legendary Communicator & Leader

In today’s Executive Briefing we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Legendary Communicator & Leader.  First Franklin Walton, Ph.D., Principal, Franklin Walton LLC brings us Communications Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Also included is Neil Foote, President & Founder, Foote Communications insight into how It’s Time to Embrace the Power of ‘Somebodiness’. As we begin 2016 and start our sixth year of…

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Dr. King’s Compassionate Talking 

Susan Kuczmarski, Ed.D., Co-Founder, Kuczmarski Innovation  Effective compassion is rooted in words. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., engaged in compassionate talking. He was direct, open and deep. All leaders can learn from Dr. King’s use of words and how he communicated to others. Leaders who nurture compassion among employees often experience significant long-term benefits…

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What Would Dr. King Say About Today’s Supreme Court? Would He See It Leading To Stop Covid-19’s Disproportionate Impact on Black Americans?

  Tom Madden,  Founder & CEO, TransMedia Group Wanting to write critically about Supreme Court jurists taking political nose dives into proceedings, I was tempted to be facetiously irreverent.  Then I thought that would not be too cool on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.    This venerable day might not be the right occasion to criticize the…

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Super Bowl 52: Celebrity Endorsements, A.I. & Vikings, Oh My!

Alyson S. Campbell, CEO & Founder of Heart & Soul PR At a cost of nearly $5 million for a 30 second commercial, according to Sports Illustrated, and with very few spots offered during the Super Bowl 52 this year, this didn’t leave much time or room for marketers to make  an impression on consumers.  At such…

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Unbought and Unbossed

Photo from Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Collections, modified for LEVICK blog “I want to be remembered as a woman… who dared to be a catalyst of change.” – Shirley Chisholm The first presidential campaign I remember was 1968 when Vice President Hubert Humphrey ran. He suffered from a very late start—too late to participate…

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Selling Social Issues

    Dr. David Hagenbuch, Ethicist and Professor of Marketing, Messiah University, Author of Honorable Influence, Founder of MindfulMarketing.org Besides being a tasty treat that almost everyone enjoys, ice cream is a ‘celebration food’ served at birthday parties and used to reward kids’ sports team success.  So, why did Walmart’s new frozen dairy flavor created to celebrate Black…

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Richard Levick – Let Her Sing

Photo by Addison Scurlock, modified for LEVICK blog “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. How do we find the strength to keep going? I know from so many recent conversations that I am not the only one to have those days when the fatigue…

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