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How One Speech Made Trump Look Like a President

Carol Kinssey Goman, Ph.D On the morning of February 28th, President Trump granted an exclusive interview to “Fox & Friends,” in which he evaluated his job performance. Trump awarded himself a grade of “A” for achievement and “A-plus” for effort, but only a grade of a “C” or “C-plus” on communicating. “My messaging isn’t good,”…

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Trump’s More Presidential Approach

Virgil Scudder, President, Virgil Scudder & Associates It was far from the best presidential speech ever delivered but Donald Trump’s Tuesday night address to a joint session of Congress was a giant leap forward for him. Even many of his biggest supporters have criticized him for not being “more presidential.”  They cite his constantly blaming others…

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#8 MOST-READ in 2017: Trump’s Brand Story – An Unconventional Success Strategy

David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group The other day, I wrote a crisis communications strategy for the Trump White House.  It was the conventional crisis communications strategy that would normally apply for any Administration facing the issues that President Trump confronts.  Yet in another sense, he doesn’t need a conventional crisis communications strategy and if…

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Event Replay: Communicating in a Trump World

Event Overview Watch a replay of the PR Council’s “Communicating in a Trump World: What the New Administration Means for Our Industry” panel, in which we examined key insights from the election and had a lively discussion on changes our industry may face from the new administration.  Watch Now Speakers Donald A. Baer, Worldwide Chair…

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Crisis Communications Strategy in the Age of Trump

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group Small and medium sized businesses while knowing they need a public relations strategy often do not include a crisis communications plan in that strategy.  Many of these businesses believe crisis communications plans are only for major corporations and they will never face a crisis that needs a detailed response. …

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Trump’s Body Language During the Inaugural Address

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D On January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump took the oath of office as the 45th President of the United States. While audiences listened intently to his inaugural address, some of us were more focused on what his body was saying. I exchanged initial observations with Patrick A. Stewart, Ph.D., Department…

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Crisis Plan If Trump Attacks Your Brand

Editor’s Note:  This is the second in a three-part video commentary series by Doug Simon, CEO of D S Simon Media.  Doug takes a deep dive into the strategic communications issues tied to the Presidential transition of power.  In Part I, Doug’s focus is Obamacare.  In Part II,  Doug discusses the impact of Trump’s use of Twitter…

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Trump’s Big Test

By Virgil Scudder, President, Virgil Scudder & Associates It’s one thing to win an election; it’s quite another to govern successfully.  Just ask Jimmy Carter.  Donald Trump’s inaugural address will play an important role in the early success or failure of his presidency. This will likely be the most closely watched inaugural speech in history.  It will…

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Trump’s Twitter: Nothing To Rant About

Editor’s Note:  This is the second in a three-part video commentary series by Doug Simon, CEO of D S Simon Media.  Doug takes a deep dive into the strategic communications issues tied to the Presidential transition of power.  In Part I, Doug’s focus is Obamacare.  In Part II,  Doug discusses the impact of Trump’s use of Twitter…

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Free Webinar: How A Trump Presidency May Impact Shareholder Activism

CommPRO.biz News Alert WHAT: CommPRO.biz – a B2B digital publisher and professional development site serving the public relations/investor relations, marketing, advertising and corporate communications sectors—will offer a free webinar on Tuesday, December 13, at 2 p.m. ET, exploring the topic “How A Trump Presidency May Impact Shareholder Activism.” The panel of industry experts will take a deep…

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Trump’s Victory is Consistent with 84 Years of Personality Matchups

By Merrick Rosenberg, Author of The Chameleon For months, political experts predicted that Hillary Clinton would defeat Donald Trump in the presidential election. Trump’s victory stunned the nation – but it shouldn’t have. Over the past 25 years, I have led training programs using the DISC personality assessment for more than 25,000 people and have…

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Body Language At The Trump And Obama Meeting

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D It was a meeting that was obviously highly stressful for both men. We’ll never know what was discussed when President Barack Obama and President-Elect Donald Trump were alone, but at their joint press conference their words were cordial and respectful. So was their body language – up to a point.…

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A Tale of 2 Brands—Trump and Clinton

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group One week after Donald Trump’s stunning win in the presidential election, the debate is still going on, as to how he was able to pull off his stunning election victory. One reason that is being overlooked and should be studied by business communicators and CEOs is that Trump regardless…

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5 Communications Lessons from Trump’s Victory

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group Americans elected Donald Trump as President on Tuesday.  It was the political upset heard around the world as every poll and pundit had predicted a Hillary Clinton victory.  Without a doubt it was our version of the famous Harry Truman upset over Thomas Dewey in 1948.  Even more so…

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A Little Last-Minute Online Marketing Advice for Trump and Hillary

By Shama Hyder, Founder and CEO, Marketing Zen Group With the final presidential debate behind us, and Election Day right around the corner, it may seem like the candidates no longer have the time or the platform to make any significant changes in the trajectory of their campaigns. With mere days to go before the nation votes,…

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