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What is a Man’s Magazine in 2021?

Esquire’s Editor In Chief, Michael Sebastian To Samir “Mr. Magazine™” Husni: “When It Comes To Creating That Print Magazine, I Want Something That Is Going To Really Lean Into The Printy-ness Of It.” The Mr. Magazine™ Interview… “I think the print experience should be its own experience. The website, the YouTube channel, the Instagram page; these…

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How to Become a More Collaborative Leader

  Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. Lately I have had so many speaking engagements on “Leadership Presence” that I relish the chance to change course and to update my program on “Collaborative Leadership” for a client next month. For many organizations, “silo mentality” and knowledge hoarding behaviors are wasting the kind of collective brainpower that could lead…

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Social Media Marketing Quick Tips

Jill Kurtz, Owner, Kurtz Digital Strategy How do you feel about your social media marketing? Are you feeling on top of it all or way behind? Here’s an overview of what you need to do. Cover these basics and you are in a good position to accomplish your marketing goals on social. Be on the “Right”…

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The Communications Industry’s Need to Level Up on DEI

Carmella Glover and Sade Ayodele  Today, there is no shortage of data and research around the benefits of being a more diverse and inclusive organization. In the wake of the events of 2020, businesses have a renewed focus on improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and across broader society. With public expectation higher…

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Better than a Purpose-driven Business 

Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer,  Joyful Planet LLC It’s great that increasingly more companies today are communicating and, hopefully, operationalizing their “business purpose” to create value for all stakeholders – not just shareholders – and serve the greater good. This movement with its roots in corporate social responsibility of the 1970’s was ignited in…

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What if George Washington Lied?

  Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. February 22nd is George Washington’s birthday and I remember a story about his childhood. It’s reported that George chopped down a cherry tree, and when his irate father saw the damage and asked his son if he knew who did the deed, George owned up: “I cannot tell a lie.”…

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Why You Cannot Fake Your Feelings

  Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. I was once asked by the Senior Vice President of Human Resources to work with a leader whose micro-management was limiting her team’s effectiveness. When I met with the client, (let’s call her Judith), she was effusive with her praise – going on and on about how much she had heard…

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I’m Not the Crisis Insider: A Q&A with PRNEWS’ Seth Arenstein

Loretta Prencipe, VP at RH Strategic Communications  Seth Arenstein laughs when I say, “You’re the crisis insider,” pushing back that he’s simply the editor of PRNEWS’ Crisis Insider, a monthly newsletter. But, for some PR pros, Seth is synonymous with Crisis Insider and his columns at prnewsonline.com are a must-read — alternatively practical, forward-looking, and…

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Now What? After-Election Self-Care: 5 Reminders When Life Happens

Paolina Milana, Author & Founder of MadnessToMagic.com My parents were immigrants. Growing up, they shared their stories of what it was like for them navigating the unknown, living in war-torn Sicily under the rule of Mussolini and Hitler during World War II. Fast forward to the late 1970s all the way into the early 2000s,…

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Political Strategy or Political Insanity? We’ll Know On November 3, Maybe

(Author’s Note: This is the eight in a series of political articles for CommPRO.biz that I’ll be writing leading up to Election Day. FYI – My first public relations job was with a political firm, where I worked on local, statewide and presidential campaigns. In this column, I question the president’s most recent political actions.) Arthur Solomon Many…

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How Capri Sun Practices Child’s Play

Dr. David Hagenbuch, Ethicist and Professor of Marketing, Messiah University, Author of Honorable Influence, Founder of MindfulMarketing.org  Have you ever been food pranked?  Someone gives you something to eat and “Yech!” it turns out to be much different than you expected—toothpaste inside an Oreo is a classic gag.  Kids love to prank each other, but should the maker of one of…

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Richard Levick Asks: ‘What’s a Director to Do?’

“Are directors even relevant anymore?” – Fortune 150 Board Member   Today we release the fourth eBook in our series on challenging issues facing companies and institutions, this one on our thoughts about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. We are planning a number of additional broadcasts soon, including a new series we have developed with CommPRO and the Museum of Public…

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Reputation Management: The Three Degrees of Preparation

Tom Bestwick, PR & Outreach Specialist, Hallam The times are changing. Lockdown restrictions are starting to ease, allowing the economy to begin climbing back to its feet. Non-essential businesses are opening again – some after nearly six weeks of their doors being closed. New normals are being established everywhere we look – new normals that…

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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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Virtual Performances Strike a Chord with Fans 

Rachel Cantor In this new era of social distancing and self-quarantining, one thing harmonizes everyone together: music. Entrepreneurs, investors and artists noticed this trend and joined an online discussion last week about the future of the music industry at the NOLA MusicTech Conference. From conversations about “AR/VR” to “Promoting Virtual Events,” it’s clear we are…

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