For weeks, I have been helping clients find their voice to bear witness to the horrific killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, while struggling to find my own. There are no perfect words. What matters is that first we speak our truth and not stay silent and then take meaningful action to back up our words.
Public relations pros play a vital role in helping companies and nonprofits figure out how to do business when the future is so unclear. Rather than parading out a bunch of tactics—press coverage, click-throughs, blog mentions, etc.—PR folks need to act more like therapists and get to the root of the real issue as this post highlights.
Topping the list of advice about how to communicate during the coronavirus pandemic is being human. Yet so many companies and organizations struggle to be authentic and compelling. This blog post offers some practical tips for how to humanize your communications.
Business has migrated to online meetings to solve problems, stay connected and keep work going. But so many of these virtual encounters can be fraught with disaster.
There is something magical about the human voice that can’t be replicated in an email or text. At a time of physical distancing, the phone is making a come back. Here are some tips to make the most of reaching out and touching someone.
Businesses are struggling to get used to the new normal of remote work as the coronavirus shows no signs of abating soon. Following a few simple tips can help you survive and thrive in the months ahead of living virtually.
Under the shadow of coronavirus, volatile financial markets and fractured politics, uncertainty, fear and doubt abound. Effective communications can help us navigate trying times. This blog offers some tips for how.
Sometimes the most powerful leadership lessons come from unexpected and unlikely sources. For me, my teacher was a creepy and yet beautiful green iguana. Find out what this spectacular lizard had to teach.
If you want to persuade and motivate people to join your team, buy your product or support your cause, you must create a compelling message. Answering these two questions will help you connect, convince and influence those who matter most to your success.
When looking for examples of great workplace cultures, construction trailers aren’t top of mind. But a recent experience visiting a soon-to-be completed hospital provides a powerful example of team building, accountability and results.