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Balancing Fun and Professionalism At The Holiday Office Party

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Are you planning to attend your office holiday party? I hope so. This is a great occasion to relax and have a good time — and can be a highly anticipated, positive antidote to year-end stress. But anytime you combine fun with professionalism, it can also be a challenge. Here are ten…

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Giving Thanks: Lessons from a Tumultuous Year

  Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO of CommunicationsMatchTM  For those of us who will be fortunate enough to sit down this Thanksgiving over turkey (or “tofurkey”) under our, our friends’ or families’ roofs, it goes without saying that we have a lot to be thankful for. Despite hardships we may have faced during the course…

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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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The NEW Year of the Woman

Nancy F. Koehn, Historian at the Harvard Business School  It’s a now too-familiar refrain—men don’t listen when women speak. Previous American presidents have been accused of this, but, in the past, there was a veneer of civility to how chief executives referred to and addressed women, and, by some, a heartfelt attempt to make things…

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Time’s Up! Overcoming the Negative Publicity of the #GoogleWalkout

 Kate Weckerly, Crisis Communication Specialist, SSPR  Ok, Google. It’s clear that “time’s up” and the cat’s out of the bag. The culture of inequity the company has clearly embodied has been exposed. And the 20,000 participants in the #GoogleWalkout are gaining media traction and support for their mission to create a better working environment. So, how can Google…

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Golin Redefines and Reclaims Public Relations

CommPRO Editorial Staff Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) agency Golin announced today its new progressive approach to reclaiming public relations, redefining it and moving it forward. In an era of unprecedented communications confusion, Golin’s plan is designed to drive pride in their profession and deliver stronger, measurable business results to their clients. Golin’s actions will include…

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Truth on Trial: Implications for Communicators (On-Demand Video)

    #TruthOnTrial Event Overview Major Garrett, Chief White House Correspondent, CBS News; Richard S. Levick, Chairman & CEO, LEVICK; Joe Lockhart, Former Press Secretary to President Clinton; Michael Zeldin, CNN Legal Analyst; Anthony Scaramucci, Former White House Communications Director for President Trump;  Sheryl Battles, VP, Communications and Diversity Strategy at Pitney Bowes  and others…

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Top Female Communications Leaders Honored with WiCi Award

CommPRO Editorial Staff New York Women in Communications (NYWICI)  announced the 2018 WiCi Awards honorees, in recognition of the communications industry’s top rising stars. Five young communications leaders will be honored on Tuesday, October 23 during a special event hosted at the Meredith Corporation in New York City. Julie Hochheiser Illkovich, past WiCi honoree, and Co-Founder, Managing Partner, and President of Editorial Operations at Masthead Media…

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Paving the Way for Tomorrow’s Workforce

Tiffany Guarnaccia, CEO & Founder, Kite Hill PR & Founder, Communications Week The public relations industry is constantly in a state of reinvention thanks to an ever-evolving media landscape, the rise of new technologies and changes in the values of those in the workforce. In turn, the skills that will be relevant for PR professionals…

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Body Language: Telling Your Team How You Really Feel

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Do you know that your team is constantly evaluating your emotions through cues in your body language – and that they can do so in a fraction of a second? At the Center for Cognitive Neuroimaging at the University of Glasgow, researchers found that it takes only 200 miliseconds to read…

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Eschewing the Eunuchs

Eric C. Anderson Allow me to make this disclaimer an opening.  I am no fan of Mr. Trump.  There, it’s out, and now we can begin. A decision to sit down with Mr. Putin at the end of a week-long campaign intended to burn bridges with NATO and Great Britain is an absolute ploy of…

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The Body Language of Collaborative Leaders

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D During a break in my seminar on collaborative leadership, a man from the audience told this story: “My wife is an attorney, and I have always been a supporter of women in the workplace. I also believe in collaboration and try to make everyone feel included and appreciated. So I was…

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How Aflac’s CSR Impacts its Reputation

Register for PRSA’s next Case in Point, “How a Duck Helped Brand a Corporate Responsibility Program,” on July 25th from 3:00 to 4:15 pm ET. Sullivan will share Aflac’s CSR journey, focusing on how the beloved mascot became a leading advocate in the fight against cancer, and the story behind the robotic companion My Special Aflac Duck. https://bit.ly/aflaccip Q&A With Jon…

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Former Baylor AD Accuses University of Scapegoating Black Players

David Diaz, Senior Executive, Davenport Laroche Baylor University’s athletic program has been under scrutiny for some time, accused of an institutional culture that allowed sexual assaults to continue unabated and without consequence. Now, one former athletic director, Ian McCaw, is pointing the finger at the largest Baptist university in the country. McCaw says he is speaking…

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Coach’s Corner: The Good, Long Fight

J.D. “Jim” Fox is Head Coach at Next Act Coaching The artist, architect, draftsman, executive project manager, fundraiser, government lobbyist, and international celebrity Christo wrapped Berlin’s Reichstag with aluminum-surfaced polypropylene in 1995 — 24 years after initially seeking approval. Christo, along with his partner-in-all-things Jeanne-Claude, transformed New York City’s Central Park with 7503 saffron (brilliant…

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How Aflac’s CSR Impacts its Reputation

Q&A With Jon Sullivan Jon Sullivan is Director of Corporate Communications for Aflac where he leads the planning and execution of the FORTUNE 126 Company’s CSR program, external communication and media relations. In 2016 & 2017, Mr. Sullivan was named the PR News PR Professional of the Year. He is also the 2016 American Business…

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PRSA Announces Winners of 2018 Silver Anvil Awards

“PR Pro of the Year” Presented to Team Behind “The Talk – Creating a National Movement to End ‘The Talk’ and Racial Bias” Campaign     “Don’t Be An Accidental Drug Dealer – A Campaign to Combat Tennessee’s Opioid Epidemic” Wins “Best of Silver Anvil” Award   NEW YORK (June 7, 2018) – The Public Relations Society…

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How Financial Leaders Conquer Their Communication

Susan Young, CEO, Get in Front Communications The words you are using are costing you money. Business author Donald Miller’s words at a recent conference on leadership, communication and innovation are a wake-up call to executives who struggle with messaging and storytelling. Communication is forcing leaders—especially those in the financial sector—to reassess their verbal and non-verbal…

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Spokesperson Secrets to Build Your Brand: Meridith Maskara and Patrick Riccards

Spokesperson Secrets to Build Your Brand celebrates the inaugural SPOKEies® Award winners. You’ll learn how to incorporate current events within your communications campaign and how to find different voices for key audiences. Featuring: Meridith Maskara, CEO of Girl Scouts of Greater New York and SPOKEies® Award Winner in the Non-profit Youth Category and Patrick Riccards, Chief Communications Officer…

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5 Essential Elements for Demystifying Social Media’s ROI

Eva Taylor, Senior Manager of Global Marketing, Hootsuite From customer advocates to YouTube experts and peers on all manner of social media platforms, the influence of everyday experts on how consumers discover, connect and buy makes social the right channel for digital growth. Yet trying to prove the business impact and ROI of social media…

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