Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Instagram without the filter: a growing community on and offline

Emily Wienberg is currently Morrissey & Company’s PR intern. She is a senior studying public relations at Boston University. As an Android mobile device user, I haven’t had the pleasure of personally using Instagram (yet) but have enjoyed following the … Continue reading

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Posted in Reputation Props | Tagged android, application, Barack Obama, Burberry, community, community manager, instagram, iOS, iPhone, Jason Mraz, mobile, photo sharing, photography, Pinterest, Social Media, Tiffany & Company | Leave a comment

Donald Trump Uses His Strong Reputation to Earn Votes: “It’s All About the Messenger”

Donald Trump is a shark when it comes to doing business. We see it when we crowd around our TV sets to find out which person he’ll boot off this week’s episode of The Apprentice with his signature phrase, “you’re … Continue reading

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Easy as A-B-C: Always Be Closing

Now that the initial sting from the midterm election defeat has subsided slightly, I can start to analyze the state of play. Here’s where my mind’s at – I want to send Alec Baldwin to Washington, but not as an … Continue reading

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Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Alec Baldwin, always be closing, Angus King, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Bowdoin College, communications, compelling narrative, Democratic Party, framing, George W. Bush, Glengarry Glen Ross, jobs, Maine, Mark Halperin, midterm elections, Politics, pop quiz, private payroll employment, reputation, time, Washington, White House | 1 Comment

Ted Sorensen: The Passing of a Giant

The world of communications quietly lost an intellectual giant on Sunday with the passing of the iconic Theodore C. Sorensen. Most know Mr. Sorensen as President John F. Kennedy’s speechwriter, but we must remember him as much, much more than … Continue reading

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Incivility Will Lead US to National Reputation Crisis

As a young man, President George Washington assembled a collection of social guidelines that he titled, “Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation.” The rules addressed a wide range of social etiquette, beginning with “Every action done … Continue reading

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