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Ken Kurson on How to Be a Strong Leader

KEN KURSON ON HOW TO BE A STRONG LEADER

One of the best signs of a good leader is how well they can effectively train new leaders within their organization, as well as how well they develop the leaders they already have on the team. Most companies say they have a training and development program, but how often are those protocols measured, and what happens if […]

A Great Public Relations Future Ahead For Hope Hicks

Hope Hicks, the 29-year-old White House Communications director recently resigned to “pursue other opportunities,” receiving the President’s blessing in leaving. Hicks is the youngest person ever to fill this position, she did excellent work (clearly in a very hard role, for a very hard boss), and by all accounts was well-liked within the White House. […]

Don’t let correlation cause a bad connection

You’ve heard it before: “Correlation does NOT equal causation.” Just because it follows, doesn’t mean it connects. The same can be true in public relations and marketing. And, if we fail to respect this, we can easily confuse our audience and delude ourselves. How easily can this get out of hand? Consider the following correlations […]

The Numbers of Financial Communications

The Numbers of Financial Communications

For those interested in a career in financial communications, it’s time to up your game with numbers, percentages, ratios, and so much more. Of course communications skills need to be great too, but the better you get along with numbers, the more likely you’ll find success in this sector. Dealing with Consumers and Employees As […]

Dunkin rolls out new branding

Dunkin rolls out new branding

  Dunkin’ Donuts is being updated, and not just the logo. In an effort to keep up with the competition and respond to customer preferences, Dunkin’ is changing a lot about how it does breakfast. Recently, the company cut the ribbon on a concept store that represents the future of what Dunkin’ could be. That […]

Google and Amazon feud means no YouTube for subscribers

The metaphorical shootout between Google and Amazon is getting heated up, and it appears consumers may become collateral damage. Recently, Google announced it would be removing YouTube from Amazon FireTV and Echo Show. When Fire and Echo owners went up in arms about the announcement, Google countered by saying the move was a way to […]

North Dakota Seeks Marketing Firm

The state of North Dakota, acting through its North Dakota Department of Human Services, Human Resources Division (STATE), is soliciting proposals to develop a comprehensive digital marketing campaign for online recruitment of staff in various state of North Dakota positions across the state. This includes: Regional Human Service Centers, the North Dakota State Hospital, and […]

Sears Hoping To Recapture Magic

There’s really no reason to sugar coat it, Sears is not doing well. The company overall is floundering, especially after trying to buy and reinvigorate Kmart in past years. On top of this, Sears is struggling to keep customers in its store and has been forced to sell off iconic brands. Across the country, Sears […]

Nickelodeon Latest Network to Fire Someone over Harassment

Heads are rolling at entertainment companies across the country as consumers focus more on industry-wide sexual harassment allegations. The latest brand to fire a creator for allegations of sexual harassment is Nickelodeon. The network, known for children’s programming and goofy kid-friendly game shows, recently announced the firing of Chris Savino, the creator of the animated […]