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Carmichael Lynch Relate, FleishmanHillard, Edelman & Ruder Finn News

Developments in the PR space impact the industry in different ways. Here are some notable developments recently: Carmichael Lynch Relate gets Sunbrella’s nod Carmichael Lynch Relate got the nod to become Sunbrella’s agency of record. The decision was reached based on the agency’s reputation in creativity, its extensive knowledge, and strong relationships with key players […]

How To Find A Great Public Relations Firm

This is a guest interview with Katherine M. Rothman of KMR Communications At its inception, public relations was a tactical operation to crystalize public opinion for Fortune 500 companies, Hollywood studios, celebrities and politicians.  As decades passed and the world became globalized, public relations became a necessary complement to traditional advertising and marketing. Anyone with a […]

The Era of the News Feed is Over

After a decade of executive instability, Mark Zuckerberg announced a series of dramatic changes last May. He moved two top executives in a bid to create a new blockchain division, and installed new heads at WhatsApp and the News Feed. He also appointed someone to run a new group dedicated to privacy initiatives, though this […]

Brandon Webb. The Navy Seal. Founder and CEO of Hurricane Media

Brandon Webb Navy Seal

Brandon Webb: Portrait of a Navy SEAL and Entrepreneur Brandon Webb is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, consultant, combat veteran and former United States Navy SEAL. A highly accomplished individual, he is also known for his sense of humor and for being down to earth and easy to talk to. Born in 1974, Webb left home […]

How Positive Thinking Will Change the Way You Work

How Positive Thinking Will Change the Way You Work

What you focus on becomes your reality, at least that’s what peak performance coach and author, Brian Tracy says. Happy people think about the things they want and how to get those things. That’s their focus daily. And they also look for the silver lining in the not-so-positive. Over time, these people do more and achieve more, […]

Big Tech CSR Can Unleash Major Social Change

Adam Jiwan and Big Tech CSR

In the United States, disappointment over the political system has led many Americans to look elsewhere for leadership on social change. This stands in stark contrast with the visionary leadership offered by the CEOs of the largest tech firms. Perhaps this is why there was talk of Mark Zuckerberg running for president (at least, that […]

Chinese Economic Performance in the Long-Run

Chinese Economic Performance in the Long-Run

Beginning in 1978, the Chinese economy launched its transition from a strict centrally planned economy to a far more market-based system. Though the Chinese state still retains significant control over regulation and large segments of the economy, the decision to introduce market mechanisms and open trade paved the way for China’s explosive economic growth through […]

Impact Investing: Making Social Good Pay Well

Adam Jiwan - Value Investing

In 2007, the Rockefeller Center convened philanthropists and investors at a convention center in the small Italian town of Bellagio. Responsible investing had already been a concept – shielding money from businesses believed to cause harm – but it was at this gathering that the more active term of “impact investing” was coined. Within a […]

Financial Self-Care: Tips for Getting Started

Financial Self-Care: Tips for Getting Started

Money is definitely a source of stress for many people. The American Psychological Association conducted a Stress in America Survey in 2017 and found that 62% of the participants experienced stress that was directly connected to money matters. In fact, financial stress was only surpassed by concerns expressed about the future of the country. That […]