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Salespeople, Please Do Your Research

  Wendy Glavin, CEO & Founder, Wendy Glavin Agency  Every day I receive invites on LinkedIn. I’m happy that during these times people want to connect more with others. However, it’s important to read and learn about the people with whom you want to meet. Do research on the company, agency, business, or brand to identify their…

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LIVE: It’s Voice Your Vibe

  Wendy Glavin, CEO & Founder, Wendy Glavin Agency   Most people have public and private personas which they portray based on their surroundings. Personas are about creating perceptions. Typical examples of those who maintain public identities include: politicians who use various facades to get voters, actors that play to become the characters, lawyers who must advocate for…

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In These Uncertain Times, Make Knowledge Your Certain Power

  Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency Many of us are hunkered down now, working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. After speaking with my dear friend, a doctor at a New York City hospital at the epicenter of the crisis, I’ve stopped watching daily news updates on television, reading articles on social media…

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CommPRO Introduces Startup, News Direct to Agency Leaders

  Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency CommPRO hosted an internal roundtable discussion with PR and Communications agency leaders about the future of communications.  This event was sponsored by the new service, News Direct, and moderated by its CEO and founder, Gregg Castano, former president of Business Wire.  At that time, the roundtable discussion…

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Non-Fungible Tokens: A Giant Leap into Owning Our Digital Assets

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency Throughout the years, I, like most parents, watched their kids grow up playing video games. I remember them playing Super Mario Bros., Madden NFL, Super Smash Bros., Call of Duty and many more, on their Xbox, Nintendo and PlayStation. Most of the which we bought at GameStop or…

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We Use FinTech Everday Without Knowing It

  Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency Every year, companies like Deloitte, Gartner and IDC, and publications like Forbes, net magazine, Wired, Fast Company and others track and analyze technology trends. Throughout the last several years, cloud computing, data analytics, AR, VR, blockchain, the Internet of Things, AI, ML, digitization, data privacy, cybersecurity and…

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How the NFL and NBA are Adopting Blockchain and Crypto

  Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency With the upcoming Super Bowl, I’ve been thinking about the millions of people who watch sports broadcasts on television and livestreamed events on their smartphones, tablets and laptops. Despite lower ratings during the last decade, 98.2 million people watched the 2019 Super Bowl. Baseball rankings came in…

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How Blockchain Can Rebuild Digital Trust (#2 Trending Article in 2019)

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency In 2008, the first blockchain application was bitcoin, a private cryptocurrency or a digital coin which was introduced by Satoshi Nakamoto in a revolutionary whitepaper Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System.  No one knows Nakomoto’s identity which has been described as a person, a group of people,…

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Talking Tech 2019: Year in Review

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency When I look back on the year, I’d never anticipate how eye-opening 2019 was. For me, January was about deciphering all the questions about artificial intelligence (AI). Most notably, the fear of robots taking over our jobs and machines becoming super intelligent. Nearly a year later, the debate…

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Lead with Your Story: How These Industry Giants Got their Dream Jobs

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency You’ve probably heard of Meetup. If not, there are Meetup events for anything that interests you. Whether it’s to meet new people, make connections, help others or learn, Meetups are local, national and global. On Thursday, September 19, 2019, I participated in the LinkedIn Global event at Bell…

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The Secret Behind Advancing Your Career

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency Daily, I’m asked, “How did you learn blockchain?” Or, cryptocurrency? Or, artificial intelligence? Or, financial technology, and the list goes on. The answer is simple. I buy books, read, and do research. Instead of just retweeting, sharing or posting, I follow editors, industry leaders, people in other professions…

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Data Privacy: Balancing Personalization and Security in the Age of Transparency (On-Demand)

  Webcast Overview During #SXSW2019, #CryptoVixens Investors Lounge panelists and conversations centered around data privacy, blockchain, AI, GDPR, digital money, sovereign identity, Facebook and how much user data is being collected globally from people, companies, and governments. Tech giants, like Google, Facebook, and Amazon have massive transaction records of our digital data. Consumer trust in…

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Facebook Owns Our Data. Should It Own Our Wallets?

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency Since 2016, Facebook ( (FB[NGS] – $203.88 0.03 (0.01%) Trade )) has faced numerous scandals, including its news feed, its Beacon program, third-party apps accessing and exposing users’ personal data, its mood-manipulation experiment, the Cambridge Analytica fiasco which exposed ties to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, GDPR, massive data thefts, violations about Germany’s hate…

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Blockchain: How Cryptocurrencies are Changing our Digital Economy

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency On July 11, 2019, I participated in BitAngels New York City’s July meeting, hosted at Ideanomics. The morning was an action-packed pitchfest. BitAngels was hosted by blockchain industry leader Michael Terpin.  The event included  Rajesh Anandan, Co-Creator of UNICEF Kid Power and presentations by Benjamin Kaplin, Co-CEO of…

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#SXSW2019 Recap: Decentralize Your Company’s Hierarchy

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency From the moment, I sat in my seat on JetBlue flying to Austin, TX, my iPhone started shaking. Since I was on my way to SXSW, I hoped I was sitting next to a tech guy. “Excuse me, do you know what’s wrong with my phone,” I asked.…

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What Does “Truth on Trial” Mean to You?

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency Politics aside, for the moment, do you feel you can speak up and speak out without fear of being attacked, called out or judged both online and offline? On February 26, 2019 “Truth on Trial” hosted by the Schar School of Policy & Government at George Mason University…

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Jack O’Dwyer – The Passing of a PR Legend

Fay Shapiro, Publisher, CommPRO.biz “OD here…kid, what do you have for me?” – This was the way Jack O’Dwyer and I used to begin a telephone conversation.  Today, I was sad to learn of Jack’s passing at age 85.  This legend in the public relations industry impacted many lives over the last 50 years with…

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How to Use LinkedIn for Business and Personal Growth

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency  Every day, I receive LinkedIn notifications about the number of views I receive. Typically, it’s 300 per day. Three-hundred per day times 365 days is 109,500 views per year. That’s a lot of opportunities with 562 million users in more than 200 countries worldwide. These numbers are important…

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