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A Parade of Horribles

Jennefer Witter, CEO/Founder, The Boreland Group Inc. Anthony Scaramucci, the recently appointed White House Communications Director, went off on an eye-popping tirade to the New Yorker after a dinner he had with Donald and Melanie Trump and others was leaked to the press. Among his more colorful comments: —“I’m not Steve Bannon, I’m not trying to…

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Hiring an Agency? Agility and Expertise Trump Size

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency Having worked for 35-years in the marketing communications industry, I’ve learned that that smaller agencies are faster, cheaper, and more agile than large agencies. Void of layers and politics, small agencies make internal culture a priority, focusing on client’s needs rather than short-term gain. Large agencies operate and…

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Gary Vaynerchuk – All You Have is Time

Gary Vaynerchuk 44 years old. That is how old Sam Walton was when he started building Walmart, and NOW I have to hear all of you fuck faces tell me that you don’t have time, and it’s over, and you missed your moment, and all this bullshit because you’re 28 and you feel like you’ve taken…

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Which Four On-Demand Skills Do Employers Look for In Millennials?

Cindy Hawthorne, Recruitment Agent, Liberty Lending Did you know, by some estimates, more than half the workforce will be comprised of millennials in 2020? Did you also know that landing jobs is tougher for millennials despite having access to high-speed internet and other technological advancements? A look at the recruitment field shows that some millennials looking for jobs are…

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#Ransomware – Crisis Communications Management Steps for Impacted Companies

Mike Shultz, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Cybernance   On Friday, May 12, ransomware cyber attackers indiscriminately attacked state agencies and enterprises all over the world. As the ransomware virus spread through company networks, putting valuable company and customer data at risk and stalling operations for many, organizations were going into crisis mode. It’s pertinent that a…

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Digital Transformation & Disruption

WHAT IS IT AND WHY DOES YOUR BUSINESS NEED IT? The Digital World is all around us.  It’s created by the convergence of the virtual and the physical and digital transformation is happening at a dizzying pace. Digital has become so intertwined with our everyday existence it touches almost every aspect of our lives. Many…

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How Transitions Advance Your Career

Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency I majored in acting, switched to communications and began my career at General Electric. I was surrounded by engineers and developers, immersed in complex technical languages, for five years. Since I wasn’t studying engineering, being surrounded by my peers was my goal. Nearly one year later, I…

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2017 Proxy Season Preview (Webinar On-Demand)

  Webinar Overview Our expert panel representing points of views of investors and advisers to issuers will provide participants insights into expected shareholder proposals, and trends in shareholder activism and shareholder engagement strategies.  The panel discussion will answer these key questions: What are the key shareholder proposals issues this year? Compared to prior years, will institutional…

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Capital Raising has Left the Ground Game and Moved on to the Forward Pass

By Andrew Corn, CEO,  E5A Integrated Marketing After years of limitations, we have finally entered a golden age of raising capital! The initial way to raise capital was to reach out to everyone you knew personally, in hopes that your “friends and family,” and perhaps professional contacts, would see potential in your emerging business—we like to…

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Event Replay: Communicating in a Trump World

Event Overview Watch a replay of the PR Council’s “Communicating in a Trump World: What the New Administration Means for Our Industry” panel, in which we examined key insights from the election and had a lively discussion on changes our industry may face from the new administration.  Watch Now Speakers Donald A. Baer, Worldwide Chair…

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Dow Jones Industrial Average – The Journey to 20,000

By Tom Arnold, University of Richmond (VA)  The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) reaching 20,000 for the first time appears to be drawing the same kind of attention as it did when the DJIA reached 10,000 a number of years ago. The substantive event is that the index is increasing, which many imply as a sign…

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Trump and Brand

By Bruce Boyle, Executive Communications Strategist, Karma Agency  Since the dawn of brand-building marketers have yearned for the day when everyone at every level of society could not think of a product or service without attaching a ‘brand’ to it. The culmination of all of this may be a president of the United States deeply enamored with…

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WEF: Secrets to Achieving a Fulfilling 100-year Life

By Barri Rafferty, Senior Partner and CEO, North America, Ketchum My husband’s grandmother is nearing 102 years of age, and a colleague just celebrated her grandfather’s 100th birthday. Reaching this age used to seem like a pipe dream, but as living beyond 100 becomes more common, I’ve found myself, and my social circle, discussing what this trend…

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A Lesson in Entrepreneurship from My Mom

By Samson Williams, Chief Strategy Officer, CoFunder “Do you make $12k a month? Then shut up til you do.” The smell of frying tortillas and cumino seasoned ground beef led me to the kitchen. Where I walked into a conversation with my mom and her friend discussing business. My mom was flipping tortillas with fork skills that only…

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Engaging Employees – One Size Does Not Fit All

By Natalie Smith, SVP, PadillaCRT It’s 5:15 p.m., and you’ve just finished drafting a report summary requested just an hour earlier by the CEO. She’s a stickler for correctness, so you head down the hall to have your ace proofer, a 27-year-old research assistant, give it a quick review before you send it. But when…

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INDUSTRY NEWS Trump’s Brand Story – An Unconventional Success Strategy February 19, 2017 | Industry News, Marketing, Public Relations PR Genome Webinar – How PR is Vital to the Future of Branded Video Content in 2017 February 19, 2017 | Events, Industry News, PR Council Donald Trump Rants and Raves at the Press in a Classic Example of Misdirection…

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PRSA-NY Announces 2017 Board of Directors

A Commpro News Update The Public Relations Society of America-New York Chapter (PRSA-NY) has announced its 2017 Board of Directors and chapter leadership. PRSA-NY is starting 2017 with a new robust and passionate group of members led by its board, chairs and committees. This year’s mantra is: “Be a Bridge, Write the Story.” “We’re calling…

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Wall Street’s Reputation Redemption Strategists: Fink and Dimon

By Pen Pendleton The blackened reputation of “Too Big To Fail” institutions may be on the verge of a facelift. Given the level of public scorn, political abuse, and regulatory backlash prompted by the financial crisis, it’s nearly impossible to imagine a scenario that restores the credibility of banks, investment banks, and wealthy fund managers.…

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FINRA’s Deep Dive into Fintech: Discussing How Wall Street’s Regulator is Staying on Top of Industry Innovation

By Silvia Davi, Chief Marketing Officer, Equities.com The constant influx of new technologies into the financial sector is driving major transformation on Wall Street. Most recently, the advent of advanced systems like artificial intelligence, big data and high frequency trading has made the finance industry almost unrecognizable from what it looked like just a decade…

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