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Contrasts in Leadership: Cuomo v. Trump

Helio Fred Garcia, Executive Director, Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership Leaders are judged based on how they deal with their biggest challenges. In the COVID-19 crisis we see a contrast of leaders so stark that it can serve as a leadership laboratory for future generations to study.     New York Governor Andrew Cuomo…

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Media Lessons Learned From The Trump Senate (Impeachment) Trial

(That Were Probably Not Taught In Communications Classes) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant On January 13, on this web site, I wrote an article regarding media lessons learned from the House impeachment hearings. Many of the examples I listed also applied to none political accounts that most PR practitioners who work at large and small…

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Strategy for Super Bowl Brands as Bloomberg Duels Trump

 Henry C. Boyd III, Clinical Professor in the Marketing Department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business Aspiring presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg’s timing is rather canny. On the eve of the 2020 Iowa Caucuses where he doesn’t appear on the ballet, Bloomberg — front of about 100 million Super Bowl halftime viewers — will…

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Democratic Debate # 7: Trump’s Default

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant The Democratic Debate # 6, the last one of 2019, reminded me of the poem about a little girl that goes, “There was a little girl. Who had a little curl. Right in the middle of her forehead. When she was good, she was very good and when she was…

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Trump – A Case Study in Building & Maintaining Your Brand Story

David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group In today’s polarized world we all know that consumers are no longer looking at just the best price when it comes to selecting a brand. Consumers are looking for a brand that shares their beliefs and has an authentic brand story.  The same also applies in the political…

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Personal Reflection on Being An Immigrant in Trump’s America

Helio Fred Garcia, Executive Director, Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership I am an immigrant, an American by choice. I choose to be an American because of all the places in the world – and I’ve been fortunate to have visited or worked in dozens of countries on six continents – this is one of…

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Trump’s History Lesson

A President Who Tells It Like It Isn’t? Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant Ever since I can remember I’ve been a history buff. As a young student, I read works by true historians, and those who wrote fictionalized history. I also learn about history by “sitting in” on lectures by teachers at military schools for…

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Trump & the ‘Madman Theory’ of Communication

David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group Since being sworn in as president, everyone has speculated on Donald Trump’s communication strategy.  There seems to be no rhyme nor reason to it.  Many have felt it is a strategy by tweet referring to the President’s constant use of Twitter.  Over the past week, speculation has increased…

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Risky Business: Trump’s Negotiating Style

The Invisible Risks and Rewards of Negotiating Like Trump Peter D. Johnston  If you’re about to jump out of a plane, the risks are obvious.  If you’re negotiating a deal, the risks are often less obvious, if not invisible all together. Just as hard to see can be who holds these risks at the end…

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The Dream PR Combo: Agency Fox, Product Trump

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant Clients dream of spending as little as possible while getting the most exposure for whatever product they promote. The impossible client dream? Not really. Substitute Fox News Channel (FNC) for the agency and President Trump for the product and the dream becomes a reality. According to a Nielsen report, FNC…

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Trump Becomes (Almost) Transcendently Non-Partisan

Dan Hill, Ph.D. The president is no longer an apprentice. This was Donald Trump’s third and, at times, probably his best (delivered) State of the Union speech. What people tend to remember are openings, closings and peak moments in experiencing an event and Trump, ever the showman, provided a real doozy of an opening. Always…

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Is Trump Responsible for the Violence?

Helio Fred Garcia, Executive Director, Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership The French philosopher and writer Voltaire warned that those who can make us believe absurdities can make us commit atrocities. We have seen this phenomenon play out in all parts of the world for the nearly 300 years since Voltaire first warned us. And…

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