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Leading from Neutral: Moving Forward in an Unprecedented Time

Susan Guiney, Ed.D. As we integrate into this new normal, we face a reality that begs creativity, empathy, sensitivity, and innovation.  While managing our own emotions and socially distant environments, we are simultaneously navigating uncharted territory with colleagues, family, friends and our communities. To say we face unprecedented challenges is an understatement. At this unique…

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Richard Levick -The Page Has Turned

  Almost exactly 56 years ago, on July 2nd, 1964, after Lyndon Johnson’s Herculean triumph, passing the Civil Rights Act, he allegedly told aides, “We have lost the South for a generation.” How is it that a conservative, white southern President, never known as a champion of Civil Rights, would rise to the moment, risk…

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Will You Become a Connected and Boundless Leader? 

Deanna Brown Today I watched a virtual graduation. It was held in an outdoor area with all of the protocols in place to maintain physical distance while finding ways to increase the “connection” we all crave. The thoughts that swam in my mind took me back decades to when I received my diploma. At that…

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Global Citizen And The European Commission Mobilize $1.5 Billion In Cash Grants, And $5.4 Billion In Loans And Guarantees–For A Total Of $6.9 Billion Pledged–To Combat The Disproportionate Impact Of COVID-19 On Vulnerable And Disadvantaged Communities

CommPRO Editorial Staff International‌ ‌advocacy‌ ‌organization‌ Global Citizen and the European Commission (EC) today‌ hosted Global Goal: Unite for Our Future – The Summit and The Concert, as part of a global campaign to coordinate the development of COVID-19 tests, treatments and vaccines, and to ensure equitable access to everyone, everywhere. Building on the success of the European Union’s May 4th pledging conference, the Global Goal:…

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Richard Levick: “Show Me, Don’t Tell Me”

  “When you have seen hate-filled policemen curse, kick, brutalize, and even kill your black brothers and sisters with impunity … then you will understand why we find it difficult to wait.” – Letter From Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King Jr., 1963 That same year, when I was almost six years old, I was listening to…

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Honoring the Fallen on Memorial Day

Helio Fred Garcia, Executive Director, Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership To me Memorial Day is personal. And today I’m angry. But I get ahead of myself. West Point I grew up in the 1960s and 70s at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where for 25 years my father was a civilian…

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#GraduateTogether – Celebrating the Class of 2020

Editor’s Note:  CommPRO is honored to be part of the executive / student networking forum organized by communications powerhouse, Philip Morris International senior vice president, Marian Salzman and her sister, fashion executive Jane Zemba.  Their mission, bringing graduates and executives together to create networking opportunities for the class of 2020. As part of #GraduateTogether, I reached out…

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Richard Levick: “I’m Not Messing Around”

  Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK Elon Musk is “not messing around,” vowing to sue Alameda County, California, where its main plant is headquartered. Texas and Nevada are aggressively angling to snatch his business. A boycott is threatened against COSTCO over the company’s nationwide mandatory mask policy. Low tax states have relaxed lockdowns earlier than…

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PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #25 – Carol Cone

Overview The Stevens Group is pleased to present the podcast series that salutes the masters of public relations and revels in their observations, insights and advice to PR professionals.  This series is part of the ongoing partnership between The Stevens Group and CommPRO to bring to PR, digital/interactive and marketing communications agencies the wisdom of those who…

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The Reputation Doctor® Predicts Many Changes In Global Business Before 2021 By Corporate Boards & Private Equity Investors

COVID-19: Implications for Business Observations from Mike Paul, @reputationdr  – Major changes currently being discussed by global #corporate #boards and private equity #investors in the midst of the #coronavirus crisis include: Searching for younger C-suite #leaders with many years of experience managing large teams of virtual and remote workers with excellent financial results in all…

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Why Sen. Sanders Is The Winner

(With Lessons Learned From Sanders That PR People Should Heed) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant Sen. Bernie Sanders, on April 13, officially endorsed Joe Biden saying “we’ve got to make Trump a one-term president.” “I will do all that I can to see that that happens, Joe,” Sanders promised. The quick endorsement came as a…

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We Need Physical Distance, Not Social Distance 

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. Work from home, don’t meet in person – or if you must get together, keep your social distance! As we increase our efforts to fend off the spread of the COVID-19, we need to watch that we aren’t worsening another threat to public health: loneliness. The “loneliness epidemic” has seen rates double…

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Joy in a Time of Coronavirus!

Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer, Joyful Planet LLC  At his daily press conference yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has been a steady voice of calm and reason during the COVID-19 pandemic, talked about the importance of creating joy in this challenging time. To underscore Governor Cuomo’s recommendation, we’re re-publishing Patrice Tanaka’s recent…

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The Pandemic and Marketing for Businesses

Ronn Torossian, CEO & Founder, 5WPR  Working during a time of unpredictability and panic due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is not an easy task. Schools, universities and other educational facilities have all closed down, businesses are working from home, many countries have closed their borders, banned larger public gatherings, events have been canceled, and…

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Panic Breeds Panic

Ira L. Rosen, CFEE, Assistant Professor with Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management Many of us in the festivals, events and meetings industry have spent the last few weeks contemplating whether to hold or cancel our events.  The decision by South By Southwest (SXSW) to cancel has driven this previously rational discussion…

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