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Do you see?

Hi darlings – continuing AFPRG’s trip down memory lane, here’s another favorite post from the archive. Very little, PR Girls, is as it seems at first blush.  Are you really seeing all that you need to see in order to make the best decisions and give the best counsel? You …

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Don Quixote or not?

A couple of years ago, PR Girls, I took an assessment tool called The Birkman Method.  I learned that I prefer to tackle problems that are solvable, rather than tilt after windmills, throwing myself into addressing the world’s massive challenges. I was a little surprised until I thought about it.  …

IOWA MBB VS WISCONSIN

Go to the bench!

There’s one more Holmes Report headline that caught my eye on Monday – “CEOs may not be the best placed to address reputation deficit” The story mostly focuses on new research showing that people (especially in the US and Europe) don’t trust corporations. That is not news. The useful truism …

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Words

There’s some great stuff in the Holmes Report’s debrief from their annual PR Summit. The story “In Business as in politics, words matter” made me laugh this morning.  In his talk Frank Luntz cited research that compared company slogans that are about how great the companies are vs company slogans …

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Little bangs

This Bloomberg piece about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘little bang’ reforms is a useful lesson for anyone who works in the …

Paul Wilke

Inner Veruca

Look darlings! A guest post! From Upright Position’s CEO Paul Wilke, one of my favorite marketing and communications experts.  Read and empathize, …

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Power blindness

This may seem odd, PR Girls, but I see similarities in two stories from today’s New York Times. There’s the Dallas hospital …

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Naughty CEOs

This made me laugh, reading a Quentin Hardy piece on Salesforce in this morning’s New York Times: “The product is not unexpected, …

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Irrational perceptions

I hate the Washington Nationals baseball team. The team wasn’t even a franchise when I was in New York and followed the …