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How Should People Feel about Machines?

  Dr. David Hagenbuch, Ethicist and Professor of Marketing, Messiah University, Author of Honorable Influence, Founder of MindfulMarketing.org We used to only have to worry about the feelings of people.  Now we need to be careful not to offend a brand-new category of ‘beings’—machines.  At least that’s what an engineer from one of the world’s top tech companies suggests. …

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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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9 Steps to Stave off Screen Face

Don’t let Screen Face Freeze Your Future Many experts believe that the confluence of the pandemic and remote-working technologies has changed how business is conducted forever. But the need to connect on a human level will never change – no matter if you are interacting face-to-face or virtually. Marjorie Silverman, Chair/Associate Professor of Internship Studies,…

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Why Can’t TikTok Block the Blackout Challenge?

  Dr. David Hagenbuch, Ethicist and Professor of Marketing, Messiah University, Author of Honorable Influence, Founder of MindfulMarketing.org Many people’s New Year’s resolutions are to eat less and exercise more.  Fortunately, few people need to promise to kill less.  That goal, though, may be a good one for the world’s-fastest growing social media platform in order to better protect the lives of young users…

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Certain To Happen Every Year: PR Crises & Blunders

    Arthur Solomon Despite the happy-talk that PR agencies tell clients about how they can limit negative press coverage during a crisis, one thing is certain: They can’t. And the PR blunders of 2021 once again prove my contention. Below are several of what I consider the top PR crises of last year and…

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On the Origin of Species

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts…” – William Shakespeare It is the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a day which always resonates with and deeply saddens me, as it…

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Cable TV ‘Breaking News’ 2021: Not Really

  Arthur Solomon The opening paragraph of my column about the evaluation of 2020 cable news political programming read in part, “It’s been several weeks since program changes have been made by the major cable TV networks. My question is, “Will it make the products any better?” My answer, based on past changes at the…

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Let’s Go To Blockbuster Tonight

                                                                                “Regrets, I’ve had a few But then again, too few to mention I did what…

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Up Your YouTube Game With These 7 Simple Strategies

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing YouTube has more than 2 billion logged-in views per month and counts about three-quarters of U.S. adults as viewers, according to Hootsuite. These numbers are astounding. By some measures, YouTube is more popular than Facebook, the otherwise undisputed king of social media in North America. Influencers, brands, professionals keen to…

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Love is Having to Say You’re Sorry

The greatest love stories are not those in which love is only spoken, but those in which love is acted upon.” – Dr. Steve Maraboli When I was in college, the 1970 movie Love Story was still all the rage. For us young, impressionable teenagers, it seemed to hold the keys for mature love and relationships. The…

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The Tipping Point

  “Look at the world around you. It may seem like an immovable, implacable place. It is not. With the slightest push–in just the right place–it can be tipped.” –Malcolm Gladwell So much of history occurs not with a bang, but a whimper. If we listen closely enough and watch carefully, we can witness it,…

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Thriving On Post-Pandemic Change

  Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. Change is difficult — and we have plenty of reasons to resist it! No one likes to contemplate letting go of the skills and behaviors that “got us here.” As individuals, we become psychologically attached to the status quo because it is familiar and comfortable. But even more difficult than…

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Tips for Creating a Great Company Product

Samantha Higgins Creating a great company product is about learning, making mistakes, refining, tweaking, and prototyping. Therefore, you’re supposed to keep perfecting your product before delivering it to your clients. You only have enough time to make mistakes and generate a product that your clients are eager to use. This article will discuss tips that…

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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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Brian Karem – “I Never Felt as Unsafe as I Did That Day”

“Poetry is typically the touchstone that we go back to when we have to remind ourselves of the history that we stand on, and the future that we stand for.” — Amanda Gorman Some of the best nights with my late grandparents were when we would ask them how they managed to get through the world without…

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Richard Levick On The Final Episode of M*A*S*H

  Almost 38 years ago to the day, CBS aired the final episode of M*A*S*H, a two-and-a-half-hour episode which was, as we used to say, appointment television. Long before the days of VCRs, America made it a point to be home in front of their televisions to hear for the last time that “Suicide was painless,…

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Tips on Creating A Remote Podcast

Don’t let COVID-19 restrictions prevent you from keeping employees engaged, informed and entertained. Follow this guidance to get your program up and running with minimal tools.     Neil Garrett, VP of Marketing, uStudio.  During the current COVID-19 crisis, corporate podcasters might not have access to well-equipped sound studios. Luckily, it’s pretty easy for distributed teams…

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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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Do You Have a Leadership Presence?

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Leadership presence is a blending of attitudes, qualities, and behaviors that send all the right signals and makes you stand out from your peers. But leadership presence isn’t automatically assigned to you because you have a leadership title, advanced technical skills, or a high-level of leadership potential — and it’s not…

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