Finding Fresh Voices 3

Finding Fresh Voices 3

What are you reading? I’ve written a couple of posts in the past about finding fresh voices. You can find them here and here. But it’s worth revisiting the topic because I’ve seen a recent uptick in “best blogs” posts that are, frankly, a...
Diversity @ Work: Yes, we still need to talk.

Diversity @ Work: Yes, we still need to talk.

A friend and I were talking about the first-ever Nigerian bobsled team competing at the Winter Olympics. (Plus the 2018 Jamaican bobsled team that named its sled Cool Bolt. But I digress.) That conversation led me to wonder about the other athletes from African...
Here’s How to Keep Your Customers

Here’s How to Keep Your Customers

Dove bar or Dial soap? Charmin or Quilted Northern? Nissan Sentra or Toyota Corolla? So you’re probably thinking that I’ve either¬†lost my mind or I’m conducting a bizarre survey. (Neither). Don’t worry. This blog post isn’t going to focus...
These Four 2018 Mega-Trends Will Impact Your Business

These Four 2018 Mega-Trends Will Impact Your Business

It’s a new year (happy 2018!), and the world is filled with people predicting everything from the just plain crazy to the crazy smart. And, yes, this is technically my version of a trends post. But instead of homing in on marketing and PR, I wanted to look big...
The Problem With Staying on Message

The Problem With Staying on Message

In media training 101, you’re taught to stay on message. The idea is, no matter the question, you give the answer you want your audience to hear. I had my only media training when I worked for a labor union, so the questions we played with all involved a looming...