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Do You Feel Visible?

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D In a 2016 study, 240 senior leaders of a Silicon Valley technology company were asked to identify the most-critical factors for success at their level. The group agreed on track record and skills-based factors: a history of delivering results, technical depth of expertise, and the ability to manage a technical team.…

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Building a Foreign Relations Career: What Skills Are Required?

Daniela McVicker, Essayguard The idea of a diplomatic career is often attractive, lucrative, and fascinating. It is a job that involves traveling worldwide while engaging in international issues: climate change, peacekeeping missions, health, aid and development, and international policy issues. While most people struggle to get these foreign relations jobs, people in the field are…

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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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One Story At A Time: In Observance of World Entrepreneurs’ Day

Ahmed Flex Omar, Co-Founder and Deputy Director for MALA Today we celebrate World Entrepreneurs’ Day in an effort to bring awareness and appreciation for entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership throughout the world. Social entrepreneurship is a responsibility. Coming from a corporate and finance background, I realized that entrepreneurship is not just about simply taking risks or…

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State of the Union Analysis

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant There are few things as certain in the political spectrum as that the State of the Union speech will disappoint, and last night’s was no exception. From a political point of view, the president’s State of the Union speech was a flop; it was bound to be because the public…

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How to Write a Killer Speech for C-Level Executives 

Matthew Schwartz, Director of Content, Stanton Keynote speeches and other speaking gigs at popular industry conferences and events are highly coveted. It’s little wonder. Public speaking is one of few marketing channels to offer C-level executives a truly captive audience. So once they land an opportunity, why do so many executives insist on opening their…

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Why Business Students Should Learn Strategic Communications

Tracy Schario, APR  Warren Buffett famously said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.”  With that sage advice, it comes as a surprise that only six percent of MBA programs require any communications courses. Most of those are public speaking or interpersonal classes rather than strategic communications and reputation management courses,…

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How to Market a Small Business Online

Ric Dean, Director, Caffeinated Projects Every time a business is faced with financial constraints, it is often marketing that is looked at for cost cutting to remain competitive in the market. The cost of traditional marketing can be high for a startup business. Today, most entrepreneurs are coming up with different strategies they can adapt…

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Want to Know Secrets of Success from Award-Winning Spokespeople? Meet Sam Fay from Guinness World Records.

Samantha Fay, the Senior Vice President of Global Brand Strategy at Guinness World Records joins SPOKEies® University and shares her amazing advice on how to prepare as a spokesperson for public speaking.     NARRATOR: It’s SPOKEies®  University from D S Simon Media featuring Samantha Fay from Guinness World Records.   CAROLINA OSMA: Welcome to SPOKEies® University.…

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Leadership Careers

LEADERSHIP CAREERS Oct 13, 2021 | Corporate Insights, Leadership & Careers Now’s the Time to Make Lemonade Oct 4, 2021 | Business Leadership, Corporate Communications, Leadership & Careers Projecting Leadership Presence in a Teleconference Sep 28, 2021 | Corporate Insights, Leadership & Careers People First (VIDEO) Sep 13, 2021 | Leadership & Careers Twenty Years After 9/11: One of…

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Strategy for Developing a Niche Brand in Today’s Media Landscape

Stacey Cohen President & CEO, Co-Communications Media is becoming more complex and nuanced by the moment. For every point of view, there’s a news and commentary website. There’s a whole swath of organizations ready to satiate every artistic appetite. As of last year, the top 1,000 digital properties had an average of 16.8 million visitors per…

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Don’t Be Yourself: What the Oscars Teach about Effective Communication

By Dr. David Hagenbuch, Professor of Marketing, Messiah College & Founder, MindfulMarketing.org Imagine being backstage at the Oscars.  An eager journalist asks the new Best Actress Award winner how she pulled off such a convincing performance, leading the actress to reply, “I followed the advice of my friends and family to ‘just be yourself.’” We’d be…

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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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