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Part II: MassChallenge’s Founder Advises Start-Ups to Focus Their Public Relations Efforts (video)

Recently, Akhil Nigam, founder of MassChallenge (MC), spoke with Morrissey & Company about how public relations (and an understanding of public relations) benefits early stage companies. In the first of two videos, Akhil discussed MassChallenge’s public relations efforts, including its … Continue reading

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MassChallenge’s Founder Advises Start-Ups to Focus Their Public Relations Efforts (video)

Akhil Nigam, founder of MassChallenge (MC), the largest-ever startup accelerator and competition, has a lot to say about how public relations plays into the success of  early stage companies (view related press release here).  MassChallenge is the first program of … Continue reading

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Public Relations’ Next Generation: Walking the Talk (video)

Professor Steve Quigley is a bit of a legend among past and present public relations students at Boston University, where he has been teaching for 12 years.  His boundless energy, smarts, sense of humor, humility and passion for public relations … Continue reading

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Social Justice: A Very Good Reason to Celebrate

It’s a good day here in Boston.  The sun is out, the hometown Bruins are playing for the Stanley Cup, and we here at Morrissey & Company are gearing up to attend Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries’ (aka Goodwill Boston in … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Balance in an Age of Smart Technology

This weekend, I had out-of-town guests visiting me here in Boston. While touring the city, my guests made ample use of their iPhones for everything from navigating the city’s often confusing streets, to finding restaurant reviews in the neighborhoods we … Continue reading

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Are you ready for some foot.. ah, baseball?

        Ft. Meyers, FL – I slipped into Florida for the weekend with my oldest son, Patrick, to watch a couple of Red Sox Spring Training games and found myself absolutely mesmerized by the sheer tranquility of … Continue reading

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Cost of Dying > Cost of Living

The consumer news this week and last is that the unrest in the Middle Eastern oil-producing countries is clobbering us at the gas pumps and in home heating oil. Of course, someone still needs to explain why the price of … Continue reading

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Boston’s Deep Bench in Life Sciences

Chris Borges is not unusual as post graduate students go in Boston. He is a PhD candidate at the Harvard Medical School who is laser focused on aplastic anemia, learning everything he can about the disease that finally claimed his father’s life … Continue reading

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Going Somewhere? That’s What You Think.

If you’re a Bostonian reading this, when I say we’ve had quite a winter, you know exactly what I mean. I’m referring to the “snow mountain” that my daughter likes to scale in the front yard, to the pain in … Continue reading

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Froston’s Attitude Problem: MBTA GM Richard Davey Feels Commuter Wrath

You may need to sit down before reading the following declaration – I know it’s shocking and hasn’t really been discussed, so steel yourself for the hard truth: It’s cold; it’s snowy; and commuting on the MBTA/MBCR has been horrendous. … Continue reading

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