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Building the Future of Networking (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing When we think of leaders of industry we tend to associate that with companies.  These could be Apple, Google, even Amazon, but there is one thing that these companies have in common: they set the trend for all industries.  Recently, the latest trend has been remote work.  Due to the…

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How AI is Changing the Business World

Photo by George Morina from Pexels Victoria Smith Artificial intelligence (AI) is a technology that invokes strong emotions in people. For some, artificial intelligence is a tool that is the herald of a better tomorrow. For others, it is the harbinger of doom, signifying the end of human life as it is currently known. The…

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Affordable Ways to Reach a Target Audience

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR Most public relations efforts are done with a focus on all the people that fall into the group of a company’s target audience. However, companies should also be building positive relationships and interacting with media outlets, thought leaders, and influencers, which are all essential to developing trust with target audiences.  Nevertheless, many companies…

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Alpha Sigma Capital Joins Council for Inclusive Capitalism

CommPRO Editorial Staff As part of Alpha Sigma Capital’s commitment to becoming a zero-carbon digital asset fund focused on the blockchain economy and the shift to a decentralized Web3 infrastructure, announced that Enzo Villani, CEO and Chief Investment Officer has joined the Council for Inclusive Capitalism. The Council is a global nonprofit organization that joins moral and market imperatives to…

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Ragan Research: 2021 Communicators Wish List

When it comes to a budget wish list, communicators have one overwhelming priority. Lots of things are important, but an increase in budget would be best spent on increasing staff size, according to the 2021 Communications Benchmark Report   Tony Silber, Editorial Director, Ragan Communications What would you do with an increased communications-department budget? That’s a…

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3 Common Obstacles That Impede a Leader’s Velocity

Ron Karr, Author New York Yankee catcher and philosopher Yogi Berra once said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” In the quest to become a great leader, you’ve probably found yourself “someplace else” often enough. I know I have. It’s easy to lose track of our original objective…

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Ragan Research: Return to Work Strategies

As return-to-work strategies take shape, a comprehensive Ragan report offers key insights Ragan’s exclusive Communications Leadership Council Benchmark Report sheds light on office remodeling, social distancing, hybrid work and more.     Tony Silber, Editorial Director, Ragan Communications This spring organizations everywhere are occupied with mapping out the conditions and processes for the return to the…

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The Impossible Dream

To dream the impossible dream To fight the unbeatable foe To bear with unbearable sorrow And to run where the brave dare not go” –The Impossible Dream lyrics by Leigh Mitch & Darion Joseph   Grandma Dot and Grandpa Sam – you would have liked them if you had met them – were our late mother’s parents…

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3 Tips for Bringing Clarity and Boosting Morale Through Communication

Octavian Pantis and Captain Emil Dobrovolschi, Authors, Dark Cockpit: How to Communicate, Lead, and Be in Control at All Times Like an Airline Captain Communication, especially in these times of remote work and elevated stress, can do a great deal to help achieve success and engagement across teams. If not done properly, the results are contrary – confusion,…

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North Six Group Announces Strategic Investment in News Direct

CommPRO Editorial Staff North Sixth Group, a family office operating company with a vision to invest in Passion, Purpose and Progress, announced a strategic investment in News Direct, the future of news distribution. Founded by former Business Wire President, Gregg Castano, News Direct is the first SaaS-based content and news distribution platform purpose-built for modern media…

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PR Technology, Data and Insights: Igniting a Positive Return on Your Communications Investment

CommPRO Editorial Staff A must-read this summer for all public relations professionals from measurement and research expert, Mark Weiner, Chief Insights Officer at Cognito, the international specialist communication and marketing agency.   Data, technology and insights have forever changed the public relations and corporate communications function. Failure to adapt is more a matter of willingness than inability.…

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Lessons from Trader Joe’s Communications Crisis

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR The grocery store chain Trader Joe’s recently received public backlash after a former employee in New York City claims that his position was terminated after he sent a letter to the company’s leaders with suggestions on how to improve the store’s safety protocols during the pandemic. The claim was made in…

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Man of the Futures: The Story of Leo Melamed and the Birth of Modern Finance

CommPRO Editorial Staff Man of the Futures is the definitive memoir of Leo  Melamed. It recounts Melamed’s journey from Holocaust survivor and accidental runner at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), to one of the most prominent leaders in the  world of finance who mingled with US Presidents and world leaders. As the founder of financial futures and…

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How a Financial-Services Firm Built DE&I Accountability Into Its DNA

For Synchrony, the result was new programming that was fast-tracked and produced results.     Kathie Harris   After the social-justice protests of 2020, Synchrony Financial, which already had a foundational commitment to diversity and inclusion, and one of the most diverse workforces in its sector, knew it needed to do more. The company had a variety…

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