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Public Relations – Time for a Rooney Rule?

Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO of CommunicationsMatchTM  The National Football League’s Rooney Rule is in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. With coach Brian Flores suing teams and the league, the first response to the question: Should PR have a Rooney Rule for hiring agencies or people, may be to recoil with a variation…

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10 Ways to Build Community in a Hybrid World of Work (INFOGRAPHIC)

Effective leadership is crucial to a successful hybrid team. Visual Capitalist’s infographic identifies how to create a culture of leadership among dispersed employees. Emma Atkinson, Ragan Communications As local governments lift COVID-19 restrictions and some employees head back to in-person work, many organizations are seeing an increasingly dispersed workforce. [RELATED: Learn how to Beat the Big…

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How an Office Break Room Can Improve Company Culture

  Community is one of the pillars of a great place to work, and one of the building blocks of that pillar is the office break room.  An awesome break room can be a place of relaxation, rejuvenation, and refreshment, where employees gather to share a coffee, have a chat, and unwind from the daily…

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A Creative Solution to the Russian-Ukraine Stalemate

Gas would be flowing again within a week Hesha Abrams More than one hundred thousand Russian soldiers are poised freezing at the border of Russia and Ukraine. One hundred thousand Ukrainian soldiers probably terrified at the potential for destruction of their homes, families, and the deaths of thousands of their countrymen are also poised and…

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Think of Job Titles as Mere Steppingstones

  Tom Madden,  Founder & CEO, TransMedia Group A young man fresh out of college is hired by a firm where he was an intern and given the title Director of Public Relations. Fred was flabbergasted by the title.  Maybe humbled would be a more accurate description.  He emails his department head saying: “I would have…

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Companies Shift ESG Priorities Toward Racial Justice

  New data shows where and how companies plan to invest and allocate charitable dollars.  Robby Brumberg, Ragan Communications COVID-19 has brought plenty of business activities to a grinding halt. Corporate philanthropy’s not one of them. A new survey from The Conference Board ESG Center reveals that despite the ongoing pandemic, 94% of large U.S. corporations plan…

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Super BOLD Ads

  Dr. David Hagenbuch, Ethicist and Professor of Marketing, Messiah University, Author of Honorable Influence, Founder of MindfulMarketing.org A guy chows down on kitty litter, a celebrity bedazzles a convict’s ankle monitor with diamond studs, a groom marries a demon ghost bride.  These aren’t outtakes from B movies; they’re scenes from the year’s most highly anticipated commercial content—Super Bowl ads. Despite the…

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GSPM’s Mastering the Room Podcast – Guest, Justin Maierhofer

DOWNLOAD & SUBSCRIBE Mastering the Room brings you the stories of some of the most accomplished members of the GSPM family, told by those fascinating figures themselves. Hosted by GSPM alumnus Steve Pierce, Mastering the Room features power players who turned the lessons and experiences they received at GSPM into successful careers at the highest…

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Don’t Be Evil

“If there is a worse place than hell, I am in it”. … – Abraham Lincoln, after the battle of Fredericksburg, 1862 “In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.” – Anne Frank, writing in her diary weeks before her capture, 1944   In the spring of 1995, WIRED magazine’s Executive Editor…

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PRophet, a Stagwell (STGW) Product, Introduces Pay-As-You-Go Subscription for Individual Users and a Venmo Payment Option

CommPRO Editorial Staff  Today, Stagwell’s (NASDAQ: STGW) PRophet, the first-ever A.I.-driven data-as-a-service (DaaS) platform that predicts earned media interest, sentiment and spread before a story is pitched, released a pay-as-you-go subscription option, providing new individual users immediate access to the platform without hassle and delays of traditional, lengthy corporate purchasing processes. PRophet is a product in the Stagwell…

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What A United Front Between PR and HR Can Achieve in the Great Resignation

Julie Livingston, President, WantLeverage Communications In my work as a public relations and integrated marketing practitioner, I’m seeing the effects of “The Great Resignation” play out firsthand. From March 2020 through November 2021, an average of more than 3.9 million workers quit their jobs each month, resulting in 2021 holding the highest labor turnover average…

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Let the More Loving One Be Me

“Looking up at the stars, I know quite well That, for all they care, I can go to hell, But on earth indifference is the least We have to dread from man or beast. How should we like it were stars to burn With a passion for us we could not return? If equal affection…

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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Editor’s Note:  In recognition of his lessons on leadership, combating racism, compassion and being a conduit for social change, That Said With Michael Zeldin is pleased to share these encore special episodes:   A Conversation with Professor Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Author, ‘Begin Again, James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own’ Join Michael…

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