Monthly Archives: February 2010

Reputation Wrap-Up

In this week’s installment of the Fosbury Flop’s Reputation Wrap-Up… ABC News Cuts Work Force by 25 Percent On Tuesday, ABC News announced that it would reduce its staff through buyouts and possible layoffs, affecting approximately 300 to 400 employees. … Continue reading

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Most Trusted Brands Include Amazon.com

Amazon.com Reigns Supreme in Trust Barometer; How Long Will Toyota Remain in the Reputation Dog House?  Earlier this week, Millward Brown released a study concerning the most trusted brands in the world.  In the United States, respondents selected Amazon.com as the most … Continue reading

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Super Duper Superman

As teenagers, my husband and I would drive down Route 6 between North Truro and Provincetown on the Cape with the windows down, the sunroof open and “Superboy & Supergirl” by Tullycraft blaring from the speakers. I have to assume … Continue reading

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Wonder and Astonishment

Two events happened this week that pushed me back to a simpler time in history. On Sunday night, the U.S. men’s hockey team defeated the heavily favored Canadian squad on what was the 30th anniversary of the stunning Miracle on … Continue reading

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Family Meals – A Necessary Tool

A few months ago, I decided that I needed to give my wallet (and my waistline) a rest from dining almost nightly on “home cooked meals” served by a stranger at a table that was not in my own little apartment. … Continue reading

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Reputation Weekly Wrap-Up: Happy Birthday YouTube

As the resident Morrissey & Company millennial, I thought it would only be fitting for my first contribution to the Fosbury Flop to be an ode to the social platform that offered every single person of my generation a sliver … Continue reading

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Oh, Canada!

Yesterday my colleague blogged about the positive reputation of Olympic athletes.  Today I’m taking a look at the games themselves and specifically, this year’s organizer, Canada. The Olympics offer a unique opportunity for a country to shine by placing it … Continue reading

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Reputation Props: Winter Olympians

We often hear criticism of organizations and people who have damaged their reputation. Perhaps it is a commentary on our culture, but we rarely offer applause for those who are doing it right. That changes today. Every Wednesday The Fosbury … Continue reading

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The Reputations of Presidents

In true tradition of Presidents Day, I dedicate today’s blog to the 44 honorable men who have led our country since 1789. Massachusetts honors the presidents who once called the commonwealth home – John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Calvin Coolidge … Continue reading

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Reputation Wrap-Up

Welcome to the first edition of  The Fosbury Flop’s Reputation Wrap-Up.  Each week we will be posting updates on companies, people, industries, etc. that we feel have made a positive or negative impact on their reputation.  This week on Reputation Wrap-Up… Michelle Obama … Continue reading

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