Monthly Archives: March 2010

Seeing Double

   To say that it has been raining a bit here in Boston would be an understatement. It has rained nearly 15 inches this month, and it seems the whole city is soaked to the core. Gray skies and deep puddles have … Continue reading

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Posted in Reputation Props | Tagged Associated Press, Boston Globe, International Center of Photography, Jennifer Willilams Photography, Neiman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, New York Times, Wall Street Journal | Leave a comment

Filling Oprah's Shoes

Source: ruggedelegantliving.com September 11, 2011, marks not only the 10th anniversary of 9/11 but also the end to Oprah Winfrey’s talk show. Her show is currently the longest-running daytime television talk show in the United States, having run nationally since … Continue reading

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Finding Out Who You Are

You can’t know where you’re going (and how far you’ve come) without first knowing where you are. That’s why research is a vital first step in any reputation communications program. Because employees are an organization’s reputation ambassadors (and one of … Continue reading

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Reputation Wrap Up

This week’s Reputation Wrap-Up looks at the bullying and bleeps in Washington, D.C. during the health care debates. With tension running high, it seems our nation’s leaders have forgotten their manners, and have susequetly put their reputations at stake. Does … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform Needed a Different Name

The marathon national debate over health care reform (that still rages on) has energized people from all sides who variously describe it as social welfare, economic justice, pork barrel politics or a long overdue extension of coverage for millions who … Continue reading

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Doodle Props

Today, at Morrissey & Company we held our monthly M&Co. University. Every month, we try to continue our education by learning various skills. This month M&Co. University featured Glenn Davis, an artist and fabulous drawing instructor. When the idea for … Continue reading

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The World Knows Tiger “A Lot Better Now”

Sunday, Tiger Woods took questions from reporters (ESPN, The Golf Channel), finally breaking his silence since his infidelity became front-page news in December. Will the public forgive Tiger? Will he regain the high esteem in which he was once held? … Continue reading

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Reputation Tool – Lessons from a Grammar Grinch

Have you ever read a communication that was riddled with errors?  Chances are you thought the person or company responsible for these errors to be any combination of careless, lazy or worse yet, lacking intelligence.  There is no more sure-fire … Continue reading

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The Innovation Reputation

With Twitter’s @anywhere launch and Google’s foray into television, it seems appropriate to focus this week’s Reputation Wrap-Up on innovation – how do innovators maintain those reputations, particularly when innovations fall flat? The answer: by innovating continuously, and hitting the … Continue reading

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Oh Rembrandt, Where Art Thou?

Twenty years ago today, two local men dressed in store bought “police costumes” walked into Boston’s historic Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and spent a record 81 minutes canvassing the museum and literally walking into the night with $500 million in … Continue reading

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