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The Making of Paul Ryan [The Brand]

Regardless of your politics, you have to admire Republican Party Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan. Over the course of his congressional career, Paul Ryan charted his path to power not so much inside the halls of Congress, but outside – … Continue reading

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Fear of Clothing In Las Vegas, or The Pantsless Prince

Who among us hasn’t stumbled into an innocent-but-ill-considered game of competitive naked billiards every now and again? Yeah … neither have I. Although I suspect an invitation might be pending, for research purposes. Following Prince Harry’s recent “Fear OF Clothing … Continue reading

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Everything I Need to Know About Customer Service I Learned from My Parents … and McDonald’s

I recently bought a house. Somewhere in the process of securing a mortgage, packing my every possession onto a truck, and connecting with various domestic service providers, I became re-acquainted with my long-held appreciation for good customer service. As a … Continue reading

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The Press Release Is Dead; Long Live The Press Release

A new client posed this to me today: “Tell me what a press release is and what it accomplishes.” Containing my visceral response – that I don’t believe press releases prompt media coverage – was a sincere struggle. As a … Continue reading

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“The News” Evolves

It turns out I spend better than 90 percent of my waking hours looking at screens – two computer screens, a laptop screen, my iPhone screen, my GPS screen and my TV screen. It honestly never registered with me before. … Continue reading

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2012 Hiring: What Works, What Doesn’t & What’s To Come

I started 2012 looking to hire at my company. While I’ve spent a significant part of my career either directly hiring or sitting on the hiring committees of my employers, I have to say this year seems to be a … Continue reading

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Sticking My Toe – Briefly – Into the Political Donnybrook

Republican or Democrat, Tea Partier or Libertarian – one thing as Americans we can all agree on is this: our political aspirants for high office need more effective communications management. Newt and the Paul Ryan debacle? Weiner and his unfortunate urge … Continue reading

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